For many years, HYVE has been actively and successfully represented on the Austrian market with its services in the field of innovation; many well-known customers, including Verbund, OEBB, RBI, Kapsch CarrierCom, MAM, Pöttinger and Fronius, have already placed their trust in the extensive competencies and services of HYVE.
In view of the successes to date and the widespread interest in Austria, the HYVE subsidiary HYVE Innovation Austria GmbH was founded in November 2018 in order to better meet the expectations and needs of Austrian customers. The current projects and services place a strong focus on innovation strategy, innovation consulting and innovation labs. In addition to the promising projects, the expansion of the team is in full swing with the aim of expanding the HYVE One-Stop Shop for innovation in Austria and offering all services related to innovation from a single source.
“The growing HIA team is eager to tackle the next challenges and projects in Austria with full commitment and passion for innovation”, says the new managing director of HIA full of enthusiasm.
HYVE Innovation Austria, which is managed by Michael Maier, is located in the weXelerate building (Praterstraße 1). The growing HIA team is eager to tackle the next challenges and projects in Austria with full commitment and passion for innovation. We are also looking forward to expanding our long-standing and fruitful cooperation with Hans Sailer as future Sales and Marketing Director. We thank him for his significant contribution to the development of the market.
“As an Austrian by choice, I am particularly pleased that we can bring HYVE’s expertise even stronger into the Austrian market by founding HIA,” says Johann Füller, founder of HYVE.
Michael Maier studied Urban Technologies (Energy and Environmental Technology) and Executive Management. After 4.5 years of industry and start-up experience, he helped to set up the Vienna office at the digitisation and management consultancy Detecon in 3.5 years. With the thematic focus on Strategy & Innovation, he was also able to gain further innovation expertise and insights as an Innovation Ambassador in Silicon Valley. Michael Maier joined HYVE in September 2017 as Head Office Vienna, where he was responsible for establishing and expanding the Vienna office and the Austrian market.
We are looking forward to innovation made in Austria.