You think of yourself as an innovator and visionary. You are optimistic, curious and looking for change. You know that sustainable products, services and processes not only create a sustainable future for society and the environment, they also make the companies which provide them future-proof and successful.
5 people – 5 weeks – 5 factors:
The key factors for innovation are inter-disciplinary working, collaboration, willingness to learn, and the provision of resources for the development and evaluation of ideas as well as the subsequent prioritising, further development and value-added scaling of user-oriented business models.
Let’s get acquainted!
Let us know about the challenges you are facing and which problems you would like to solve. A good briefing helps us to create a common vision and working mode.
Meet the Team! Share your expertise and your expectations.
During weekly meetings we will keep you up to date. What happened so far? What is going to happen within the next week? Where do we need your support? Do we meet your needs? Do we need to iterate?
Test and evaluate
And the end of the process we are going to present possible solutions to solve your challenge and a roadmap, how to proceed.
Our journey together comes to an end.
This has to be celebrated!
What we need from you:
Working with you, we will find the right issue to solve in the QLab.
During the process, we need you as an expert, to act as a driving force and provider of feedback as well as a decision-maker. You enjoy speaking English and you speak it well.
Your financial commitment:
This depends on your individual wishes and requirements – let’s talk about it!
What you will get from us:
- Our experienced multi-disciplinary team to work on the in-depth development of solutions to your concern.
- Contact with potential young talent and experts from new mobility, architecture, cycling, and others.
- An array of research results on trends, technologies and market requirements.
- Evaluated ideas for new business models.
- A strategy map to help you implement your ideas.
- Support with the further development and implementation of your new business model following your work in the QLab.
QLab's hot topics
The QLab identifies four key challenges we need to overcome to make cities liveable.
We are the heart and brain of the QLab:
Boris Gloger, the maestro of agile working. He puts his heart and soul into the establishment of forms of learning which empower school-children to learn proactively and organise themselves as well as to ask the right questions.
Boris is an organization developer, a management consultant and he is not afraid of making visionary ideas become a reality. As a passionate cyclist and train traveler, he is convinced that we can create a sustainable future through appropriate mobility solutions.
Andrea Kuhfuss is a traveler between various professional worlds. Her journey has taken her from a background in art history into innovation consultancy.
She creates networks of different individuals and binds them together. Andrea is an inquisitive generalist who likes to share her knowledge and support both individuals and organizations looking to increase their potential. She is convinced that we can find creative solutions for personal, social, and global problems through collaborative work in multi-disciplinary teams.
Finn Faust studies Psychology at Leiden University and Science & Society at LU Honours College. He is passionate about traveling and following his vision to develop sustainable solutions for people's connectivity.
Finn completed the advanced training "Content Strategy for Professionals" at Northwestern University, is a design thinker and storyteller, and is responsible for scientific research and our blog.
Angelina Bieler studies Business Informatics at the University of Applied Sciences Mittelhessen. As a young mother, she desires to take part of creating a livable world for future generations. She supports QLab as the back office assistant and as sparring partner.
Angelina is certified as a Professional Scrum Product Owner. She is on to do her very best in everything she does and having fun with that. There is no final state with her. Everything keeps changing and those changes only need to be turned towards the better option.
Patrick Runge studies International Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing. At the beginning of 2021, he brought his interest in disruption, innovation and sustainability to our first QLab Sprint.
As a Junior Coach, Patrick accompanies the team during the sprint and helps shape new projects in the preparation phases. The need for holistic, sustainable solutions is inevitable for him. To bring forward such concepts for liveable cities, he has become part of the QLab.