Quick answers to your innovation challenges

HYVE X Change – Mentoring in innovative new territories

Fast and concrete answers to your challenge.
One-on-one with experienced specialists.
Holistic assessment and tangible next steps for your innovation project.

HYVE X Change

HYVE X Change is a mentoring program designed by HYVE. In a 60-minute zoom session, our specialists & experts from different disciplines help you to get your innovative initiatives on track. With decades of experience in different industries, we support you personally and individually, provide valuable inputs for your innovation challenges, share best practices, and refine your innovation goals together with you.

Our expert topics:

Consumer Research | Future Scenario Planning | Software-supported Idea Management | Co-Creation | Design Thinking | Ideas & Innovation Platforms (including Crowdsourcing) | Innovation Empowerment & Coaching | Product Design & Manufacturing | Customer-Centric Product Development | Lean Management | Innovation Formats: Workshops, Labs & Incubators | Innovation Methodology | Netnography

Our expert team

Dr. Giordano Koch
Specialist for Innovation management and -platforms
Ph.D. in Open Innovation
Area of expertise: digitalization, innovation platforms, innovation strategy
Lecturer and guest researcher at various universities
10+ years of experience in the field of innovation
Dorothée Stadler
Specialist for Co-Creation processes and Design Thinking
Background in market research & strategy, innovation management
Areas of expertise: Co-creation projects, design thinking, and user-centered innovation.
10+ years of experience in innovation
Christoph Janach
Specialist for communication processes and performance marketing
Background in marketing & innovation management
Areas of expertise: Communication, Performance Marketing, and Go-to-Market Strategy
Lectureship at the FH Wiener Neustadt
4 years of experience in innovation
Prof. Dr. Johann Füller
Specialist for Innovationsprozesse und -strategie
Professor at the Chair of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Innsbruck.
Area of expertise: open innovation, crowdsourcing, incubation, and digitalization
20+ years of experience in the field of innovation
Felix Stich
Specialist for business model prototyping and business case scenarios.
Background in business administration with a focus on digital business, strategy & innovation.
Areas of expertise: Development and implementation of digitalization strategies
3+ years of innovation & management consulting
Niclas Kröger
Specialist for crowdsourcing and idea platforms
Background in Innovation & Technology Management
Areas of expertise: Strategy development in crowdsourcing, co-creation platforms & tools
Lectureship at the University of Salzburg
9 years of experience in innovation

It's that simple

  1. Choose a HYVE expert with whom you would like to exchange ideas. Also, you can simply reach out to us and we will find the perfect match for you.
  2. Describe your situation, industry and question in the contact form.
  3. Send your request via our form!
  4. Now you are ready to start: Exchange ideas with your chosen HYVE expert, learn from successful projects and get valuable clues on processes and methodology.
  5. After the exchange, you will receive a summary with precise method tips, inspiring examples and recommendations for action from our experts!
HYVE and Karfidov Lab signing event


60 minutes expert talk with
with industry insights
and best-practice sharing

a written take-away with specific tips and clearly defined next steps
250 Euro*

*Return of the full amount when a project is contracted.

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