Participants: IMG: Manfred Peritsch, ecoplus: Verena Ossmann, Karin Herzog IMC FH Krems: Harald Hundsberger, Rainhard Klein, Bernhard Klausgraber, Partners and Stakeholders from INKREASE

Working language: English


09:00 Welcome at Palais Niederösterreich – ecoplus office

Registration and coffee

09:30 Presentation - explaining process competence mapping at life sciences and results

o IMG – Manfred Peritsch (senior consultant)

10:15 Presentation expectation and usability of competence mapping

o University of Applied Science – Harald Hundsberger (head of department Vice Rector /

      Head of Department Life Sciences / Programme Director Medical and Pharmaceutical


o Company Technopol-partner of ecoplus that works with competence mapping

Approx. 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch at ecoplus office, Palais Lower Austria

13:00 How can we launch a competence mapping initiative to foster regional

AND international co-operations in the field of life science?


Lessons learned from Mechatronic Cluster Lower Austria (Mr. Hubert Schrenk) and IMG (Manfred Peritsch)

13:45 Workshop in small groups with INKREASE partners and IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems and ecoplus Stakeholders


• Which stakeholders may be needed in our regional life science ecosystem to get started?

• Which drivers and barriers have to be addressed?

• How can we convince stakeholders to participate?

• How can we raise financial and human resources for a life science competence mapping initiative?

• How can we derive the most value out of a competence mapping initiative?

• Which support do we need from ecoplus competence mapping stakeholders?

• What can be next steps in starting an international life science competence mapping initiative?


16:00 Coffee break

16:30 Presentation of workshop-results – Summary and next steps

17:30 END of Learning Camp