Innovation Management

Jan Hudak

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After expanding his international experience (in USA, Sweden and Slovakia) from studies and short traineeships & internships in insurance at Allianz and public sphere at Ministry of Economy, Jan joined Interconnection Consulting as the Market Analyst responsible for various industries. Among them are boats, parquets & flooring, finance, healthcare & pharma, FM and some of the special technical & construction industries. During his work at Interconnection, he was invited to present some of the findings and data at the conferences or EXPOS. In addition, he creates data solutions for B2B & B2C segment. Also, in Interconnection he is in charge of internship programme in Bratislava as mentor as well as providing assistance to other colleagues and recently he became a consultant for untypical projects and business development.

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Tel:+43 1 375 00 15 12


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Innovation Audit

Innovation Audit

Innovation Management

Innovation Management

Innovation Success Check

Innovation Success Check

IC Events

Solarcom | Solar Comfort Convention

The new trade conference for the sun protection industry

Under the heading of Digitalization | Innovation | Success Tools, we will be looking at the sun protection markets on 04.-05.11.2021 together with leading industry representatives and market and economic experts. From current opportunities and challenges to analyses of the status quo of the European markets, new trends and the effects of digitalization on sales and brand positioning.


We provide input for manufacturers, craftsmen and suppliers with answers to the following questions:

How are the markets developing? What trends are emerging in the trade?
How will smart home become a successful model?
What are the market leaders planning?
How can sales be sustainably optimized?
What technical innovations will shape the future?

The program is available for download!

More information:

> read more | Office of Tomorrow

Trend topics around the future of office work

Information and communication technologies have always driven the development of the office world. Today, the focus is on technological, virtual or digital innovations in the areas of software & hardware and the increasing progress in the area of smart buildings.

Our office work is becoming increasingly independent of time and place, and the office itself is becoming more and more important as a platform for communication and cooperation. looks at how new developments affect office planning, project development, space planning and furnishing, and presents voices, forecasts and analyses on the subject. Of course with a special focus on the effects of the recent crisis on the office & working world.


Keynotes & topics related to office design, construction & equipment,
presented by:

Sabine Zinke | M.O.O.CON

Dr. Bertram Barth | Integral

Kay Mantzel | Microsoft

Pawel Krolikowski | CBRE

… and many more. More information at

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Apotheken Business Forum 2021

Die neue Konferenz für die Apothekerbranche

Interconnection Consulting geht mit dem forum am 18.-19. Oktober 2021 in die zweite Runde. Auch in der 2. Ausgabe der neuen Fachkonferenz für die Apothekerbranche steht das “Geschäftsmodell Apotheke” im Zentrum, wobei drei Bereiche thematisch hervorgehoben werden:

Die Zukunft der Apotheken, mit Blick auf den Gesundheitshandel und den Kunden von morgen. Die digitale Apotheke samt ihrer Effekte auf diverse Bereiche der Branche, auch hinsichtlich der Innovationen 3D-Druck und e-Medikation. Und strategische Gewinnschrauben für Apotheken, in Hinblick auf Einkauf, Verkauf und Mitarbeitermotivation.


Themen & Vortragende: Entwicklung | Erfolgstools | Digitalisierung präsentiert von:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Frank | Gesundheitsmanagement, -ökonomie, -systemforschung

DI Volker Schörghofer | SV

Rebecca Duden | We are family

Prof. Dr. Christian Franken Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter | DiHeSys

… und vielen weiteren. Mehr Informationen unter


Event Language: German!

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babyforum 2021

Strategies for the baby and toddler equipment markets

Under the motto Innovation | Digitalization | Communication, we will be looking at effective strategies for the baby and toddler outfitting markets together with leading industry representatives and market and business experts on October 14-15, 2021. From current opportunities and challenges to analyses of the status quo of the European markets, new trends and the impact of digitalization on sales and brand positioning.

Practical approaches to current issues, presented in the form of best cases, empirical market analyses and in the context of panel discussions form the core of the event. On sales strategies in times of digitalization, the impact of the trend topic sustainability and towards product innovations. In addition, we analyze strategies that have become necessary after the crisis, of course.


Keynotes and topics: Market development, strategies, sales and digitalization presented by:

Raúl Sepúlveda | DOREL Juvenile Europe

Stephan Klein | Mr. and Mrs. Klein

Ulrica Griffiths | Griffiths Consulting

Dr. Stephan Roppel | baby-walz

… and many more. More information here:

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Leading Companies trust in Interconnection Consulting


At the IC Impulsworkhop "Sales Optimization" we appreciate not only the practical relevance, but also the eloquent language and the perfect rhetoric. The most important benefit for our company was the sales pipeline. Adrian Capellarie (Head of Sales Admonter Holzindustrie)

Deutscher Holzfertigbau Verband

Interconnection provides us with the prefabricated house study a plausible and veritable data basis for the analysis of the actual situation in the prefabricated house market and beyond for the assessment of the future market development. We are happy to use this interpreted data for our lobbying and everyday work.

Thomas Schäfer (Managing Director, Deutscher Holzfertigbau-Verband)


The prefabricated housing study by Interconnection Consulting shows a real picture of the actual market situation and forms a valuable basis for our strategic decisions.

Gerhard Schuller (CFO ELK)


EPSON is satisfied with the Interconnection's way of communication with the market and with clients. EPSON is also appriciate the Interconnection's continuous work trying to aim the report to be at the higher level. As a result, EPSON rely on Interconnection data, for the market of POS Printers and Systems.

T.Murakami (Brand Management, Seiko Epson Corporation)


I appreciate on the forum "Impulsworkshop Vertriebsoptimierung" the practical relevance of Peter Berger linked with his practical examples. I also liked the sovereign presentation style. The most important benefit was for me, on the one hand refresh of methods and also the sales management tools that were shown. Ing. Dietmar Hammer (Head of Product Management Gaulhofer)


The most important benefit of the Impulsworkshop "sales optimization" was in my view the procedure of the definition of strengths and the entire sales process. Mr. Berger is very competent and professional. Fabian Freund (Sales Manager, Kontron Austria)

Österreichs Personaldienstleister

The sales management tool ZAIS has become indispensable for many Austrian temporary staffing providers for fast and correct sales management decisions. A tailor-made online cockpit provides comprehensive monthly figures and data on temporary work and the labor market in Austria, while at the same time impressing with its overview and intuitive user guidance. Interconnection Consulting has consider individually to all user needs during development process and also convinces with fast response times during operation.

Dr. Gertraud Höltl (Generalsekretärin Österreichs Personal Dienstleister)

Saint Gobain

Long experience and deep understanding of the construciton industry markets make up the quality of the IC studies. Interconnection Consulting is a constant companion concerning the assessment of markets and helpful for decision-making.

Bernd Blümmers (Directeur General, Saint-Gobain Solar Systems, Central Europe, Aachen)


Interconnection Consulting reports deliver a worthfull external perspective and are so a good contrast with regards to our internal market point of views.

Pedro Posada (CEO Salamander Industrial Products Spain)

Scandinavian Business Seating

The IC Report gives a very good overview of the Western European office furniture market, in a well-structured way. The data is helpful to better understand the market developments and drivers.

Beatrice Sotelo (Director Business Development , Scandinavian Business Seating)

Schneider Electric

Under a short time constraint, Interconnection was able to deliver an outstanding study that exceeded my expectation in terms of quality and market breadth. I highly recommend Interconnection to anyone in need of market research.

Jeff Canterberry (Director of Strategy and M&A, Schneider Electric)


When developing new market strategies, Interconnection is a trusted source we always come back to. Christian Frey (Marketing Manager CS DACH)

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