IdeenTriebwerk Graz

Type: Clusters and other supportive networks
Location: Austria
Contact: Denise Vorraber

Who are we?

The IdeenTriebwerk Graz is an innovative student association whose goal is to shape the startup ecosystem in Graz sustainably and promote innovative ideas. We support innovative ideas and their implementation in Graz, to minimize the risk of failure and increase the chances of success. Through raising awareness, the quality networking and know-how mediation, we want to increase the number of innovative startups in Graz.


Which phases of startups do we support?

  • Business idea
  • Seed/startup
  • Growth

Startups from which industries are we servicing?

  • Business and Productivity
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Life Science and Agriculture
  • Lifestyle and Entertainment
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Mobility and Transportation
We offer services for startups in various industries.

What kind of services do we offer?

Our focus is helping startups develop their business idea, present their idea to the startup community gain feedback, knowledge and experience. We offer:

Business know-how
  • Educating entrepreneurs through various events
  • Informing the startups of various opportunities

Networking & matchmaking
  • Organizing networking events (Startup Spritzer ect.)
  • Connecting community members with established companies

What is our vision?

“The The IdeenTriebwerk Graz supports innovative ideas and their implementation in Graz – to minimize the risk of failure and increase the chances of success. We network and inform!”


How can you contact us?

In case of interest to participate or questions you can contact Denise Vorraber,


IdeenTriebwerk Graz. Verein zur Förderung von Unternehmertum, Gadollaplatz 1, 8010 Graz, Austria