Our National Lead for Austria
Meet the Students’ Innovation Centre – [sic!] team, our National Leads for Austria!
What is your background?
[sic!] consists of 18 highly ambitious students and employees of several universities in Vienna with diverse professional backgrounds, experiences and networks. It’s based at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna.
Why did you become a country lead?
CLP enables us to offer students and entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to compete at global level and build a strong network. Thereby [sic!] establishes itself as a key actor in supporting and promoting sustainable businesses and projects in Austria.
Why do you think this competition is so important?
Entrepreneurship has become a powerful approach to tackle grievances. Given the fact that action against climate change is urgently needed, CLP constitutes an important tool to successfully promote bottom‐up approaches against global warming.
How does your organisation support cleantech start-ups?
[sic!] boosts sustainable business ideas and project initiatives in the context of universities. It offers infrastructure, network and know-how to students, academics and entrepreneurs.