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European Young Innovators Festival 2022/23

Part 1, Online: November 30, 2022
Part 2, Graz: April 26-28, 2023

 

Every year, the WSA Europe Community meets with one clear objective - connecting those who use digital technology to achieve the UN SDGs.

 

European Young Innovators Learning & Impact Journey to Graz

 

The European Young Innovators Festival 2022/23 is organized in 3 phases, aiming for sustainable impact and long-lasting relationship building between styrian organizations and their European peers.

 

 

 

 

 

European Young Innovators Festival 2022 Part 2 |

 

Find below the full program of the Festival Part 2, holding onsite in Graz.

 

PROGRAM Apr 26-28, 2023

European Young Innovators Festival 2022 Part 1 |

Online Program on Nov 30

 

 

10:00 - 10:30      Festival Opening 2022

Peter A. Bruck, WSA chairperson, Austria
Welcome and greetings from partners and friends (video messages)

 

11:00 - 11:45      Hack the crises. European ways. - European values and solidarity during crises

Panel discussion moderated by: Peter A. Bruck, WSA chairperson, Austria

Artem Kornetskyy, CEO School Mindful Entrepreneurship, Ukraine
Tanja Wehsely, CEO Volkshilfe Wien, Austria
Barbara Domaradzka, MOST Foundation, Poland
Maximilian Lakitsch, Conflict – Peace – Democracy Cluster, University of Graz, Austria

 

12:00 - 12:45      Creative Industries driving social change

Panel Discussion in partnership with EIT CCI moderated by: Peter A. Bruck, WSA chairperson, Austria

Tupac Martir, Artist, Portugal
Bernd Fesel, Interim CEO EIT Culture & Creativity, Austria
Maja Lalic, Mikser, Serbia
Zora Jaurová, President at Creative Industry Forum, Slovakia

 

13:30 - 14:00         Connect 4 Impact - Time to network and get ready for the Innovation Pitches

 

14:00 - 17:30        Inspiration Boost

INNOVATION PITCHES by the European Young Innovators 2022

3 minutes per team to inspire the audience and convince the jury hosted by: Gica Trierweiler, Brazil and Daniel Langer, Germany

 

 

RECAP PART 1

 

KEY PARTICIPANTS

 

Zora Jaurová

President

Creative Industry Forum Slovakia

Slovakia

Bernd Fesel

Interim CEO

EIT Culture & Creativity

Austria

Tupac Martir

Artist

Portugal

Maja Lalić

President

Mikser

Serbia

Maximilian Lakitsch

Department Global Governance (Institute for the Foundations of Law)

University of Graz

Austria

Daniel Langer

CEO

Impactory

Austria

Artem Kornetskyy

Co-founder & CEO

School of ME

Ukraine

Barbara Domaradzka

SMEs advisor on sustainable development

MOST Foundation

Poland

Gica Trierweiler

Co-founder

Instituto Beaba

Brazil

Tanja Wehsely

CEO

Volkshilfe Wien

Austria

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

 

CRISES EVERYWHERE - LET'S SOLVE THEM TOGETHER

 

The European Young Innovators will pitch to an international jury to become the next European Champions and join togehter in Graz to exchange with students from Graz, Austria and Europe from the  WSA UniVation program. UniVation provides students the opportunity to analyze former WSA winners as part of their curriculum, and exchange knowledge.

 

 

 

 

  • Be inspired by the Innovation Pitches by the 15 European Young Innovators
  • Digital solutions for the UN SDGs by young European social entrepreneurs
  • Gain new skills in engaging workshops
  • Connect with the entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem in Graz and Styria
  • Discuss in a multi-stakeholder process, how you can contribute to a united Europe, showing solidarity and learning from each other
  • Act on the world´s most pressing issues and learn how digital content can make a difference
  • Work with international students from all across Europe
  • Celebrate the European Young Innovators during the award ceremony with high level attendees and contributors

 

European Young Innovators Winners 2022

See you in Graz on April 26-28, 2023!

 

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