Product Innovation Program - collaboration with the large industry partners

Mario Fallast

Mario Fallast studied at Graz University of Technology and Aalto University Helsinki.
Since 2006 he is working at TU Graz, supporting more than 150 cooperative projects between Enterprises, University and Students, gaining insights in processes, organizational structures and technological capabilities of the three stakeholder groups. He introduced the international student project “product innovation project” at Graz University of Technology, which is soon hosted by “FabLab Graz”.
He is regularly invited to idea generation, strategy and technology roadmapping workshops for SMEs as well as large-scale enterprises and designed various formats of collaboration, including a “24hrs product development” event.
Mario´s strengths are having diversified knowledge in different fields of technology, the competence to identify common interests and opportunities of collaboration and form tangible project structures.
He is also co-founder of “smaXtec animal care sales GmbH”, a Graz-based high tech enterprise which started with a product idea in 2006 and is now world market leader with its products.