Jul 04
Sprechstundenänderung für die nächsten drei Wochen

In den nächsten drei Wochen wird es aus gegebenem Anlass zu einer Änderung der wöchentlichen Sprechstunden kommen.

Neue Termine für die Sprechstunde bei Prof. Vorbach:

08.07.2016   14:30 Uhr

14.07.2016   09:00 Uhr


Jun 30
Prof. Vorbach at the 52nd Innovation Pool

On June 22, Prof. Vorbach attended the 52nd Innovation Pool at the company Weizer Parkett in Weiz, hosted by Plattform für Innovationsmanagement.

The main topic of this year's Innovation Pool was Technology Monitoring.

Prof. Vorbach gave an insight into scientific methods and strategies of Technology Monitoring.

For more information and photos, visit the site of Plattform für Innovationsmanagement.

Jun 13
Gründungsgarage Closing Event

The Closing Event of the course Gründungsgarage Vol. 6 took place on June 10th in the Styria Media Center. Eight great project ideas were shown in the Skyroom on the 14th floor of the tower and the two best projects were awarded great prizes. The winners are:

1st place: TeLLers
The team composed of Sara Felber, David Prott, Claudio Kirchmair and Dominik Hütter designed feedback forms for the gastronomy, which can be filled out by guests over an online platform.

2nd place: Cold Brew Coffee
Lukas Leitsberger brewed  his own cold coffee, which has less bitterns and more taste.

3rd place: Baugle
This year’s largest team consisting of 6 members, namely Andreas Wiesinger, Thomas Penninger, Andreas Mayer, Fabian Scherer, David Deisenberger and Roman Müller created a search- and review-platform for the construction business.

We congratulate all the teams for their effort and success!

Interested? Check out

If you haven't got enough of the Gründungsgarage, you can watch the teaser video here.

See all the photos of the event here:


May 03
ClimateLaunchpad Competition

Do you have a business idea with an environmentally healthy background?

Does your idea solve problems of climate change?

Here is YOUR competition for green business ideas!

ClimateLaunchpad is the biggest "Cleantech Business Idea Competition" and takes place in 27 European countries.

Find out more about it on this link or on

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Management and Technology

The Institute of General Management and Organization is an organizational unit at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Economic Sciences at Graz University of Technology. Our courses and projects offer insights into economic sciences targeting the interface of economy and technology.

Throughout their studies our students attend several courses which combine theoretical and practical aspects in a modern fashion. Industrial corporations seek our expertise in general management, organization, strategic development as well as technology and innovation management. We offer different types of partnerships from single guided student efforts up to large scale projects.

A presentation of our institute in German can be found here: