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Head of Corporate Innovation & New Business // Verbund
Franz Zöchbauer is Head of Corporate Innovation & New Business at VERBUND AG. Strengthening the innovation ecosystem & building new innovation partnerships & alliances is one major motivation for him in order to bring innovations to implementation more quickly. His area of responsibility at VERBUND also includes activities with start-up/scale-up companies. In 2020, for example, he initiated the VERBUND X Accelerator as an innovation platform in the energy and infrastructure sector of leading companies and startups.