The project „Future Ideas Karawanks“ (http://www.karawanks.eu) is a cross-border ideas competition. We are looking for the best business-ideas in the Karawanks region.
From mid june on kreative and innovative people, sole proprietors and small and medium-sized companies can register themselves on our homepage. If you are not sure about your idea you can participate at out idea-weekend in september, where a bunch of kreative people meet and develope ideas. There are two ways to participate:
• as someone, who already has an idea or
• as someone, who wants to join an idea, support and network.
After all ideas are piched, groups are beeing formed and the particular ideas are developed into concepts. During the weekend you will be supported by various experts and mentors from different backgrounds. There will also be an excursion in the region to get to know it better and get inspired.
After the weekend all the projects are beeing continued online on the platform OpenIdeas. The groups can then work further on their ideas and get feedback from the community.
Mid november is the final event on wich the jury will judge all the handed in ideas. The 10 best ideas will win individual packages that helps them on their way to realize their ideas.
During the whole time we organize so called „fireplace talkes“. Experts will talk about a specific topic, relevant for the region. After their key-speaches they will discuss with the audience.