As a creative breeding ground and promoter of growth for innovative ideas, Werkstätte Wattens attracts businesses and projects of all stripes. Our open working community already features a broad spectrum of various disciplines. Our ever-expanding group continues to flourish and incorporate new and interesting partners. The following currently call us home:
ALMUT VON WILDHEIM
The label ALMUT von Wildheim designs and produces lamps of natural materials like pure alpine hay, wood or flowers. These materials are processed by hand with a lot of precision work in a special production process. Therefore the natural character of the material is entirely maintained allowing a multi-sensory experience: you can see, feel & smell it. The design is very straightforward, with clear forms and high-quality.
With more than 12 years of experience and over 1000 installations worldwide, BigAirBag® is the world’s leading manufacturer of airbags for freestyle sports, action sports and leisure applications. Their products are built by hand exclusively in Holland using the finest German made materials, manufacturing techniques and machinery.
We are biostraw, a Tyrolian Start-Up that will produce single-use plastic products made of recyclable bioplastics. Our first product is a PLA-straw. Beside our manufacturing and distribution processes, we focus on the introduction of an infrastructure for the recycling of bioplastics in Austria.
Bluenetics GmbH is a startup company located in the Werkstätte Wattens. Main focus is the development, production and sales of electronics modules for the Internet of Things (IoT). Bluenetics has set itself the goal to deliver high tech solutions from Austria to the whole world and create highly qualified jobs in RnD.
Making a contribution and improving communication between businesses, brands and the public is the goal of the Bureau Neubau advertising agency. With a focus on design and communication, the office stays true to two guiding principles: Astonishing creativity and aesthetic quality. EINUNDSECHZIG (61), a local magazine for Wattens and environs, has proven to be an impressive credential for the agency’s unique approach.
CarbonCompetence GmbH produces unique nano-technology diamond coatings, which are used for abrasion protection, tribology, implant technology and sensors. Each application is tailored to the specific needs of customers. Diamond 4.0 industry systems ensure integration into a customer’s existing manufacturing process chain. In addition to continuous support and updates, mutual development projects are an included service.
Christian Vorhofer Photography
Photographer Christian Vorhofer insists on precision, expressiveness and highest quality. Meticulous, exact and creative techniques are of central importance, especially when it comes to photography applications for industry, architecture and advertising. Christian relies on unusual light constellations to precisely feature reference projects from the fields of industry and architecture. Having spent years working in a technical field, he knows the needs of industry first hand.
Destination Wattens Regionalentwicklung GmbH (entity for regional development) is a public-private partnership (PPP) between the Wattens municipality (40%) and D. Swarovski KG (60%). Their combined mission is to ensure the sustainable growth of the regional economy. This includes ensuring the creation of new jobs by encouraging businesses to settle long-term, regardless of their current stage of development. Werkstätte Wattens, an international founders- and start-up centre, is one of the main initiatives supported by Destination Wattens Regionalentwicklung GmbH.
Users are Empatic’s team prime concern. Through testing days or design sprints, they create spaces for companies and users to meet and gather new insights. They provide advice for small and large companies regarding user guidance and support them in designing and executing a thorough UX-strategy - from the first ideas to the launch.
Fraunhofer Austria Research
At the innovation centre »Digitale Transformation der Industrie (Digital Industrial Transformation)« in Tyrol, Fraunhofer scientists and partners from industrial enterprises, universities and research institutes examine digitalisation across the entire value chain, studying future-oriented and pioneering topics from the »Smart Industry« area.
Gronda connects employees and businesses from the gastronomy and hotel industries. Their goal is to create a network in which gastronomy specialists can find the right employees or jobs, and share inspiration and knowledge with one another.
InnerSpace develops a Virtual Reality (VR) tool, which quickly, easily and playfully trains emotional and social skills. Immersive VR scenarios are designed to allow the user (company employee) to playfully develop skills for personal development.
Micro Guided Systems
iSYS Medizintechnik GmbH / Micro Guided Systems GmbH specialises in the development, production and sales of computer-aided robot systems and highly precise micromanipulation technologies during image guided interventions.
Clarity, security and stability during transformation.
As a company developer and expert for organizational culture and change, Karin Jungmann guides companies through periods of change and helps them strengthen their competencies. Her expertise is based on extensive experience from working with international companies as well as several years of living in the highly volatile environment of Laos. During this time she learned to successfully handle uncertainties and trust her own intuition. Karin now combines this experience with effective modern tools and fresh opportunities to help businesses and their employees to develop and grow.
kiweno is an innovative health company that specialises in simple access to laboratory diagnoses for patients who want to test themselves for food or other intolerances as well as biomarker profiles. kiweno provides easy access to important laboratory tests and gives people responsibility for their own personal health.
Helping interesting companies doing interesting things. Advertising // Ideas // Concept // Marketing // Production and Fine-tuning. verynice.at
Grammophon pursues, connects, and supports artistic and cultural activities in Wattens and its surrounding villages. The non-profit organisation focuses on local topics and, in doing so, continues to rediscover and reinvent familiar and forgotten spaces, opening up new perspectives for perceiving art and culture. Associates contribute to cultural development in the region through music, interdisciplinary art forms, and numerous community projects. From 2007 until 2017, Grammophon organised and hosted the sustainable music, art and culture festival Wiesenrock.
For more than a decade, madali has combined intelligent product design with appropriate brand engineering by delving deeply into brand development. The result is comprehensive industrial design that features harmonic design vocabulary with understandable functionality that not only complements the brand but strengthens it as well.
Monkee - Simply Saving!
Monkee has the mission to help people to improve their financial health. The Monkee app combines behavioral design, gamification and machine learning to support people to save more money for their future.
Olivia Cake Designs
Olivia designs and bakes delicious products for most any occasion. Olivia’s cupcakes and deserts are artistic masterpieces manufactured with the utmost skill and attention to detail.
Paul & Ernst
Paul & ernst is a young company which is dedicated to designing and developing mobile gastronomy solutions. The austrian newcomers bring fresh breeze to the streets. The mobile food bikes combine design with technical precision and set new standards by integrating fine catering components. Paul & ernst’s product portfolio offers almost unlimited possibilities for the smart mobile caterers of tomorrow. Their bikes also offer an unique point of sale for both marketing agencies and ice cream parlours. Their vast array of the bikes can be individually designed and equipped with numerous add-ons.
Inspired by the legacy of Gernot Langes-Swarovski, Segnalita Ventures GmbH negotiates early-stage investments and advises highly motivated visionaries.
Minutes pass. Seconds fly. But a moment lasts an eternity. Events created by these moments.
The mobility startup ummadum developed an innovative mobility platform to motivate people to share their rides and ride together, especially during rush hour. The startup created a unique points-based system to motivate people using the app. Municipalities, local stores and also individuals benefit from this innovative idea.
Unbound coffee roaster sells speciality coffee from all around the world, carefully roasted at Werkstätte Wattens. With coffee purchased directly from farmers, Unbound guarantees a true coffee experience that blends great taste with a clear conscience.
VerVieVas tells and visualises expert stories using graphic recording, explainer videos and infographics. The 35 creative minds illustrate complex topics in a simple and appealing way. Vervievas brings innovative and exciting products, ideas, services and concepts to life and into the hearts and minds of your audience!
WEBSO ensures that clients make the most of the internet by implementing effective online marketing strategies. WEBSO supports clients in attracting new customers, promoting sales, enhancing their online presence, communicating information, retaining customers and cultivating brand image. Customers receive competent advice from the early stages of an idea to the implementation of a full-fledged concept. Intensive aftercare is an important component of overall project success.
[wedesigntrips]((http://www.wedesigntrips.com/) is a spin-off of ASI Reisen, a leading tour operator for international, active and adventurous travel for more than 50 years. This new Tyrolean start-up pairs travellers with handpicked local travel companies on every continent around the world. The service allows participants to easily select and plan custom trips offered by select local travel experts directly via the messaging platform. wedesigntrips is your professional partner for tailor-made adventures far from the beaten path. Since it was founded, the travel start-up has been housed at Werkstätte Wattens.