Evaluation, Coaches & Jury
R&D project for PVD steel strip coating, PhD in chemistry.
Mentor in the new business incubator of voestalpine Steel Division, long lasting experience in Marketing & Sales as well as Business Development.
Dipl.Ing., MBA, studied physics at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz and works in R&D at voestalpine Steel for more than 30 years, Head of an R&D-group working on Press Hardening Steel, electro-galvanizing and other steel surface technologies.
Head of Marketing, voestalpine Business Unit Heavy plates including roll-bonded clad plates
Technical Marketing, voestalpine Business Unit Heavy plates including roll-bonded clad plates
Special Tasks Business Unit Coil, Head of Project PlasmaSim, Development of PVD-Coating
Expert for the automotive, building and household industry, working for voestalpine for the last 41 years, responsible for corrosion protection and thin film layers and head the R&D department in Linz, Upper Austria
Senior Engineer R&D Surface Technology, Organic Coatings and Polymeric Materials
Expert in technological material characterization and material modelling, sheet metal processing (forming, cutting, …) and application technology
Head of Group Research
Managing Director - Heavy Plates-Technology
Head of Business Unit Coil
Head of Research Business Unit Coil
Head of Strategy
In general, the five stars marks the best and one star the lowest rating.
Creativity – how unique and innovative is the idea?
Market attractiveness – is it interesting for voestalpine to enter the market?
Elaboration of the idea – how detailed is the idea described?
Relevance – is it an idea that fits the area of interest of voestalpine?
Feasibility – is the implementation technically feasible?
WOW-effect – are you flashed by the idea?