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EDIH innovATE

Hub information

EDIH Title

EDIH innovATE – The European Digital Innovation Hub for Agrifood, Timber and Energy

Geographical scope

European

Information

hallo@dih-innovate.at

Description

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are the backbone of the Austrian and EuropeanSmall and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are the backbone of the Austrian and European economy, drivers of innovation and essential for our prosperity. Digitalization and innovation skills are crucial for SME to be able to survive international competition in the future and to achieve the European Union’s (EU) twin objective of a green transition and digital transformation. The European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) candidate EDIH innovATE aims to support these objectives and to create a sustainable and fair European economy. EDIH innovATE achieves this by accelerating the digital transformation of SME in the agriculture, food, timber, and energy sector (ATE) by focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Advanced Digital Skills. By improving digitalization in the ATE industries EDIH innovATE strengthens the world’s ability to feed a growing population, prevent forest decline, use resources efficiently, generate green energy and keep a thriving ecosystem. EDIH innovATE’s goal is to advance Austria and Europe as a location for innovation by training highly qualified SME workers, creating new companies and jobs, counteracting rural exodus, and creating opportunities for exchange with the best in Europe through the EDIH network. Through increased digitalization, we also promote resilience in crises, e.g., climate change, globalization, COVID-19 crisis. That is why EDIH innovATE acts as one-stop-shop for digital innovation in the ATE industries for SME offering hands-on trainings, workshops, test-before-invest activities, networking events, prototype projects, SME accelerator and access to finance. EDIH innovATE builds its experience on an exceptional track record of the national Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) innovATE and its 10 renown digitalization and industry expert partner organizations that together with the DIH build the EDIH innovATE consortium.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Pia Seeberger
+43676/7804424

Operational contact information

Andrea Knudsen
+43 1 522 41 99

Coordinator address

Siebensterngasse 31/11
1070 Vienna
Austria

Coordinator Business name

EDIH INNOVATE

Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Department
Digital Innovation Hub innovATE

Market and services

Technologies

Artificial Intelligence & Decision support
5/5
Internet of Things
5/5
Cyber-physical systems
5/5
Robotics
5/5
Big data
4/5
Sensors & Vision Processing Systems
5/5
Laser-based manufacturing and materials processing
3/5

Sectors

Energjisë
5/5
Letër dhe dru
5/5
Ndërtim & Montim
4/5
Ushqime dhe pije
5/5
Prodhim dhe përpunim
5/5
Zhvillimi Lokal i udhëhequr nga Komuniteti
3/5

Services

Ecosystem building
5/5
Circular economy
5/5
Innovation management
5/5
Knowledge transfer
5/5
Prototyping
5/5
SME support
5/5
Technological innovation
3/5

Beneficiaries

Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Stefan Fenz Partner Austria Floragasse 7, 5 OG, 1040 Wien, Austria SBA REC http://www.sba-research.org
Reinhard Streimelweger Partner Austria Rottenhauser strasse 1, 3250 Wieselburg, Austria JOSEPHINUM RESEARCH OTH http://research.josephinum.at
Thomas Kienberger Partner Austria Franz josef strasse 18, 8700 Leoben, Austria MUL HES http://www.unileoben.ac.at
Nina Hampl Partner Austria Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien, Austria KFU HES https://www.uni-graz.at/
Martin Riegler Partner Austria Altenberger strasse 69, 4040 Linz, Austria Wood K plus REC http://www.wood-kplus.at
Thomas Schnabel Partner Austria Urstein sued 1, 5412 Puch bei hallein, Austria FHS HES http://www.fh-salzburg.ac.at
Stephan Hölzl Partner Austria Hafenstrasse 47-51, 4020 Linz, Austria TMG OTH http://www.biz-up.at
Helga Pattart-Drexler Partner Austria Siebensterngasse 31, 1070 Vienna, Austria TECHHOUSE PRC http://www.tech-house.io
Bernhard Raberger Partner Austria Siebensterngasse 31/11, 1070 Vienna, Austria Blue Minds Solutions PRC http://www.blueminds-company.com