4th International B2B Software Days 2017

Preliminary AGENDA 

Location: WKO - Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1045 Vienna

Tuesday morning, 25th April 2017


Opening by 

  • Representatives of the main organisers
  • Kristin Schreiber, European Commission


  • Jim Connor, Sand Hill Angels
  • Markus Schaffhauser, Atos Centers of Excellence and Innovation
  • Open Source - the (r)evolution of the IT world
    Jan Wildeboer, Red Hat
  • White noise - why the data driven economy needs more common sense
    Stephan Sigrist, Think Tank ETH Zürich 

Panel Discussion 


Lunch Break

Tuesday afternoon, 25th April 2017

14:00 Bilateral Meetings

Evening reception 


Wednesday morning, 26th April 2017


EUREKA: Open Space for market driven R&D Projects

(Room 6)

 Workshop: Financing ICT Projects

 (Room 2)

Pitching Session: "aws i2 Investorenmeeting" organised by i2 Business Angels Austria 

(Room 1)

09:00 Registration 

Andrea Höglinger, FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Eureka - A great network for internatinoal R&D projects

Irina Slosar, FFG - Austrian Research Promotiong Agency

ITEA 3 - The Cluster for Software Innovation

Zeynep Sarilar, Cluster Chairwoman 


Closed meeting!

15 high-potential start-ups/scale-ups will present their financing needs to more than 30 i2 Business Angels


Project Ideas Pitch Session - work together with companies from Canada, South Korea and other Eureka countires  


  • Internet of Things
  • Data Driven Business 
  • Driverless Transportation 
  • Intelligent Energy Networks 

(apply here)


  • The important issues for a bank
    Milos Toman, CEE Corporate Business Steering, ERSTE Bank
  • Crowdfunding – new ways of financing for successful SMEs
    Katharina Pühringer, Conda AG
  • Financial Help from the European Commission
  • The SME Instrument
    Christian Frey, FFG - Austrian Reserach Promotion Agency
  • Handling Investors - experiences from an SME
    Rainer Wolfsberger, indoo.rs GmbH
12:30  Lunch break 


Wednesday afternoon, 26th April 2017


EUREKA: Open Space for market driven R&D Projects

(Room 6)

Workshop: Successful International Market Launch – finding new clients: 

(Room 2)





Project Preparation - Drafting the project application in teams

How to write a successfull project application 



  • Winning multinationals as business partners
    Marcus Lebesmühlbacher, Austria Wirtschaftsservice (aws)
  • How experts accompany successful SME projects
    Elisabeth KlingerAustrian Professional Association of Management Consultancy
  • The Enterprise Europe Network
    Iraklis Agiovlasitis, EEN at FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency 
  • GIN – Global Incubator Network
    Jürgen Rattenberger, Global Incubator Network Programme Manager



Register for this event
open until 18 Apr 2017.
Registration 5 Nov – 18 Apr
Meeting Selection 23 Mar – 18 Apr
Event 25 Apr – 26 Apr
Language English
Costs Free of charge | No show fee of 75 EUR (excl. VAT)
Venue Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 137
Meetings 0
Austria 93
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1
Bulgaria 4
Croatia 3
Cyprus 1
Czech Republic 7
France 1
Germany 3
Greece 3
Hungary 6
Indonesia 1
Israel 2
Malta 1
Poland 1
Portugal 1
Romania 4
Serbia 11
Slovak Republic 15
Slovenia 1
Spain 1
Switzerland 2
Turkey 19
Ukraine 4
United States 1
Total 186
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