Expert Marketplace - Frank M. Salzgeber - Portrait
Innovationen & Zukunft
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Prior this post he was the Head of Commercial Development in European Astronaut Department of the Directorate of Human Spaceflight Microgravity and Exploration at the European Space Agency (ESA). The first 7 years of his career he spent at Apple Computer and in 2000 he founded his first start-up, which later was merged with a publicly traded company. In the past 8 years, Mr. Salzgeber has supported more than 250 start-up companies and enabled 150 technology transfers. His start-up programme was taken over by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the CERN research center in Geneva and recently by AIRBUS. Mr. Salzgeber advises start-ups, industrial companies, venture capital funds, universities and research institutions. Mr. Salzgeber is an inspiring speaker in the areas of open innovation, technology trends, Industry 4.0 and start-ups and he opens his audience a new universe.


Mr. Salzgeber is an international expert on innovation, entrepreneurship, future technologies and trends.
He inspires his audience to think outside the box. 
- How to find the innovation in everyday in every company and process?
- How to bring innovation from the outside into the company?
- What are the trends for the next 10 years?
- What does Open Innovation really mean?
- Innovation or invention! IsnÂ’t it the same?
- What is the Cambrian explosion of start-ups in the anthropocene?
- How can start-ups help us?
- What helps against company blindness?
- Industry 4.0
- LBS ( Location Based Services ) will change the lives of consumers. Will it change my business too?
- See the world from the perspective of a start-up!
- What are the technologies in 2030?
- Will our children fly to the moon? And why our children are the better entrepreneurs!


  • Science to Business, Germany
  • 100 Years Shell Research Labs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Zukunftstag der steirischen Wirtschaft, Austria, 
  • Subsea Valley Conference Norway, 
  • Textil Innovation, Germany
  • PPM Kongress, Germany
  • eCarTec, Paris und Munich



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