EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator HUB East Innovation Sessions

August- November 2020

The Innovation accelerator offers 8 learning sessions for more extensive knowledge into the tools that start-ups needs to use to be successful in their daily life; not only in idea creation and product development, but also in the comercialisation of their idea, finding investors and sell the product.

During these 2 hours sessions, experienced mentors will share their knowledge and skills with participants. Topics has been selected very carefully taking into account the needs of start-ups, so participation on every single session can accelerate the ability of team significantly.

The following topics will be covered during the whole programme:

  • Opportunities: overview of current challenges in Urban mobility
  • Ideation: product creation by using customer centric approach
  • Development: agile methodology as essential development method in start-up community
  • Sales: communication on social network with B2B and B2G customers

All sessions will be interactive, and a lot of time will be devoted to practical implementation of the knowledge acquired. Therefore you will be ready to use all skills and tools within your team just after the sessions. 

Calendar

  • 6 August 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Urban Mobility challenges / David Michalička (vice-mayor of Ricany)
  • 20 August 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Design Thinking 1 – Opportunity clarification / Tomas Grunwald, Veronika Krasnohorska (design teaching coaches)
  • 3 September 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Design Thinking 2 – Opportunity definition / Tomas Grunwald, Veronika Krasnohorska (design teaching coaches)
  • 17 September 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:59 a.m. – Design Thinking 3 – Creative Thinking / Tomas Grunwald, Veronika Krasnohorska (design teaching coaches)
  • 1 October 2020, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Design Thinking 4 – Idea concept / Tomas Grunwald, Veronika Krasnohorska (design teaching coaches)
  • 15 October 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Design Thinking 5 – Finalisation of product / Tomas Grunwald, Veronika Krasnohorska (design teaching coaches)
  • 29 October 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Agile methodology – big picture and best practice / Iulia Varva (Agile mentor)
  • 12 November 2020, 17:00 a.m. – 18:30 a.m. – B2B & B2G Sales / Milan Ruzicka and Monika Ruzicka Kenter (co-founders of Thought Horizon, US based B2B focused company helping B2B Sales and Marketing to gain traction on social media)