Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp

Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp

Talents & startups to co-create the future of mobility wanted!

2 days to co-create the future of the automotive industry!

Are you ready to drive innovation in a changing market and boost your own career? We are searching for talents to team up with experts of the leading automotive suppliers in South Tyrol. With more than 2.500 employees in South Tyrol and 600 million euro revenue per year, the six founding companies of the Automotive Excellence Südtirol network are major suppliers to leading brands in the automotive fields, such as Volkswagen, BMW, Ferrari and Tesla.

The two-day event will focus on the topics of Shopfloor of the Future and Digital Lifecycle Management. We are looking for driven individuals (who are about to finish university or graduates with or without work experience in the relevant fields) and for startups. The most promising candidates will be selected to join the two-day Innovation Camp. Benefit from the exchange with other talents, gain access to leading companies and the opportunity to get hired!

22. – 23.3.2018

Apply early and increase your chances

Bruneck, South Tyrol

Italy

  • Automotive
  • Mobility
  • Motor
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Cast Components
  • OEM
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Digital Tools
  • Motorsport
  • Power Distribution
  • Shopfloor
  • Digital Lifecycle Management

Automotive Excellence Südtirol     IDM Südtirol

Vertical Innovation Südtirol

Automotive talents wanted! Join the Innovation Camp and co-create the future of the industry with leading automotive suppliers!

Questions? Contact us

Patricia Schandlbauer
Patricia Schandlbauer+43 660 7029787

 

Alexia DemezAlexia Demez

+39 0471 094256

Join the camp & work with experts.

Automotive talents wanted! Join the Innovation Camp and co-create the future of the industry together with experts of leading automotive suppliers!

Exchange ideas, develop new ideas, get in touch with the leading automotive suppliers and get a job offer. Experience two exciting days in beautiful South Tyrol and develop new solutions and concepts.

Startup? Join the innovation camp and present your product/service.

Connect with leading suppliers in the automotive industry. Pitch your service or product, find strong business partners, jointly develop new products, and grow your business.

Scope of the project

Do you know that one in three cars runs technology from the region? Automotive Excellence Südtirol is a network founded by Alupress, Autotest, Autotest Motorsport, GKN Driveline, GKN Sinter Metals and Intercable – attractive, modern service providers and major employers in an advanced technology sector. With more than 2.500 employees in South Tyrol and 600 million euro revenue per year, they are the major suppliers to leading brands in the automotive field, such as Volkswagen, BMW, Ferrari and Tesla.

During the two-day Innovation Camp, experts of the six companies aim to team up with university graduates or students currently finishing their studies to find new opportunities and solutions for the automotive industry. The goal is to drive innovation in the fields of Shopfloor of the Future and Digital Lifecycle Management. Benefits for the participants of the Camp include the possibility to exchange with like-minded talents, gain access to industry leaders and the opportunity to get hired.

Let’s revolutionize the automotive industry – together with Automotive Excellence Südtirol!

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for individuals that are about to finish university or graduates with or without relevant work experience in the following fields:

  • Data Science
  • Mechatronics/Robotics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Logistics
  • Materials Science
  • UI/UX
  • Business Information Systems
  • Solution Architecture
  • Media
  • Communication
Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp

Topics & Challenges

The first major topic, Shopfloor of the Future, is about re-thinking the shopfloor (i.e. factory production area). The second area of interest is Digital Lifecycle Management with a strong focus on collecting data through automotive parts, as well as storing, transferring and using it for innovative solutions.

Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp
Predictive Maintenance
How can we collect data and make sense out of it in order to predict when maintenance should occur?
Quality Management
Active Quality Management
How can we change quality management of products from a reactive to an active system assuring high flexibility?
Connected Supply Chain
Connected Supply Chain
How can we connect the different sections/parts in production to improve efficiency and/or quality (e.g. new sensor technology, wifi systems)?
Additive Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing
How can we integrate additive manufacturing approaches more deeply in production processes (e.g. new materials, different machines)?
Digital Tools
Digital Tools
How can we use digital tools to enable new ways of communication on the shopfloor (e.g. augmented reality)?
Robotics
Robotics
How can we make better use of robotics along the production chain (e.g. collaborative robots)?
Digital Lifecycle Management
Digital Lifecycle Management
How can suppliers collect data from cars/through parts? How can this data be stored, transferred and used?

Benefits for Talents

Exchange ideas and bring them to life

with leading heads in the automotive industry

Develop new solutions & concepts

around various fields of technology, such as additive manufacturing, predictive maintenance and much more

Grow your network with experts in the field

with leading automotive brands

Show your talent and get a job offer

and set your career to full-speed

Automotive Excellence Südtirol
Leading suppliers, major employers

Automotive Excellence Südtirol is a network founded by Alupress, Autotest, Autotest Motorsport, GKN Driveline, GKN Sinter Metals and Intercable – attractive, modern service providers and major employers in an advanced technology sector.

GKN Driveline

With 26.300 employees in 58 locations worldwide, GKN Driveline is a leader in the development and manufacture of propulsion systems for conventional combustion vehicles and hybrid and electric vehicles. Its client references include BMW, Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Ferrari, Aston Martin and Ford.

GKN Sinter Metals

GKN Sinter Metals specializes in highly complex, precision sintered products, manufactured with innovative production technology including MIM and Additive Manufacturing. With 6.900 employees in 33 locations worldwide, it’s a supplier to clients like Schaeffler, Denso, GM and Johnson Electrics.

Intercable specializes in High Voltage and Power Distribution Systems. Its 1.200 employees work in 12 locations worldwide (450 in South Tyrol). The client base of Intercable includes Daimler, PSA and Hella. Starting in 2018, Intercable will also be a supplier to Tesla.

Alupress

Alupress specializes in aluminium die cast components for the automotive industry. With 1.200 employees in 5 locations worldwide (600 in South Tyrol), Alupress’ client references range from Bosch, Knorr-Bremse and Continental to Magna and Audi.

Autotest

Autotest develops and produces high-quality plastic, metal and hybrid products in the interior, exterior and engine sectors. It’s an OEM and TIER1 partner for small to medium batches. Autotest’s client references range from VW, Daimler and Lamborghini to Rolls Royce and McLaren.

Autotest Motorsport

Autotest Motorsport makes vehicles lighter and more energy-efficient, including vehicles for the FIA-Electric World Car Championship.

Innovation leaders that run on technology from South Tyrol

  • Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp
  • Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp
  • Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp
  • Automotive Vertical Innovation Camp

Talents and experts in the automative sector wanted!

Join the Innovation Camp and co-create the future of the industry with leading automotive suppliers!

Agenda Innovation Camp

Day 1

08.00 – 09.00
Registration

09:00 – 10:30
Introduction of agenda and topics

10:30 – 11:00
Warm-up

11.00 – 13:00
Presenting ideas & Team building

14.00 – 16.00
Working session: Customer needs, solution & customer benefits

16.30 – 18.30
Interview training & platform

18.30 – 21.00
Working dinner

Day 2

08:30 – 09:00
Team orientation

09:00 – 11:00
Mentor session

11:00 – 12:30
Working session: Business Model

12:30 – 13:30
Working lunch

13:30 – 16:30
Working session: Pitch

16:30 – 17:30
Preperation for presentation

17:30 – 19:00
Pitches

19:00+
Get together

Impressions from our previous innovation camps

Insights from our two-day Innovation Camp at Kapsch with a strong focus on mobility. From team building and idea trading to working sessions and, finally, the jury presentation.

The Vertical Innovation Camp for Dolomiti Superski, in cooperation with IDM, was all about disrupting the ski pass. Corporates, startups, talents, and experts worked on revolutionizing alpine tourism.

Do you have the right tools for the Innovation Camp?

Automotive talents wanted! Join the Innovation Camp and co-create the future of the industry with leading automotive suppliers!

Exchange ideas, develop new ideas, get in touch with the leading automotive supplier and get a job offer. Experience two exciting days in beautiful South Tyrol and develop new solutions and concepts.

Startup? Join the innovation camp and present your product/service.

Connect with leading suppliers in the automotive industry. Pitch your service or product, find strong business partners, jointly develop new products, and grow your business.

IDM Südtirol Alto Adige

IDM stands for Innovation, Development and Marketing. We work for South Tyrol to become the most desirable place to do business and work/make carreer in Europe.

We provide services in the areas of export, innovation, tourism and agricultural marketing, and support settling in South Tyrol. Find more information on living and working in South Tyrol on www.verticalinnovation.info

IDM Südtirol
Vertical Innovation

FAQ

Is transportation and accommodation covered?

Yes, it’s covered.

How is the selection process working?

The call is still open until February 15th 2018 and all applications will be reviewed during the next weeks.
Admission is on a rolling basis with two scheduled screening rounds:
1st screening round: December 20th, 2017
2nd screening round: January 15th, 2018

What qualification is required to participate?

Talents: We’re looking for individuals that are about to finish university or graduates with or without relevant work experience in the following fields: data science, mechatronics/robotics, electrical engineering, automotive engineering, production engineering, logistics, materials science, UI/UX, business information systems, solution architecture, media and communication.

Is this also for students?

Yes. The Innovation Camp is primarily directed at students that are about to finish university.

Is the camp still an option for me if I have 10+ years of work experience?

The Innovation Camp focusses primarily on talents who are currently finishing their studies or have recently graduated. However, people with more experience are very welcome, as well!

Co-create the future of the automotive industry with us.
Contact us for more information.

Patricia Schandlbauer Patricia Schandlbauer +43 660 7029787

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