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How to set up a Sustainable Incubation Hub ?

posted Jul 17, 2013, 7:49 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen

Summary from the africa:reload 2013 in ICEBAUHAUS Weimar

Together with a great group of collaborators we discussed the topic "How to set up a Sustainable Incubation Hub ? "

Here you find a wrap up of the discussion and my first suggestion of a document to be discussed and  advanced.

Summary from the africa:reload 2013 in ICEBAUHAUS Weimar

Keywords: Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Products, Sustainable Innovations, BottomUp Economy, Innovation, Collaboration, Entrepreneurship, ICE Hubs, iHUBS, FabLabs, HackerSpaces, OLABS etc.





Core Principles

Core Objectives

Supporting Bottom-Up Network

Pre Capacity Building

Pre Funding

Motivate Volunteers

GIZ Network

Other Donors

Capacity Building Events



Make Event

Collaborate with others

ICE Startups

Share Content

Share Tools

Share Costs

Crowd Funding

Other sustainable INCUBATOR HUBS

Sustainable Business Model

Move Sustainable Ideas to Sustainable Solutions

Training and Event for a Sustainable Entrepreneur Startup

Idea Contest for Sustainable Innovations and Entrepreneurs



During the open space event africa:reload 2013 in ICE-BAUHAUS Weimar a bunch of people collaborated about their experience of how to startup a Sustainable Innovation Collaboration and Entrepreneurship (ICE)  Hub and what kind of framework is useful to make it a success. An ICE-HUB  is a place where motivated people with the attitude of creating, sharing and common benefit walk in and end up in a sustainable enterprise that delivers sustainable products and solutions for the local problems

This article outlines the topics and the timeline as a guideline how to set up a n ICE-HUB. In additions it gives some first ideas about the related issues that may arise and have to be considered. This article is a first step in collecting ideas and useful hints how to speed up the process of setting up an ICE-HUB to make the world a more sustainable place to live on.

For more details and collaboration please sign up and make a comment 

Presentations about OLABS

posted Oct 23, 2012, 4:10 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen

Presentation Oktober 2012

Curriculum Innovations

posted Oct 23, 2012, 2:53 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen   [ updated Oct 23, 2012, 4:11 AM ]

During the winter semester 2012 / 13  the students of the master program Energy and Environmental Management for Developing Countries use this platform for practical innovations.

The curriculum, the discussions, notes and presentations where shared in an open (for members) environment.


posted Sep 14, 2012, 6:45 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen   [ updated Sep 14, 2012, 6:51 AM ]

ProductionLabs are focused on OpenProduction. 


posted Sep 14, 2012, 6:38 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen   [ updated Sep 14, 2012, 6:48 AM ]

EnergyLabs are focused on Open Energy Production. The first Open Energy Lab is based at International Institut of Management and Economic Education at the University of Flensburg.

Sharing references and links

posted Sep 8, 2012, 3:36 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen

If you are looking for links you probably find some here. Please participate with your own list and experience.

How to get in contact with Open Lab?

posted Aug 28, 2012, 8:56 AM by Peter Hessbrueggen   [ updated Aug 28, 2012, 8:58 AM ]

Please use the contact formular.


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