Stefan Kreppel is an economic expert and Start-Up representative of FFG, the Austrian Research, and Promotion Agency. FFG is financing and funding innovative projects of R&D performing companies and entrepreneurs. He joined FFG in 2007and has been since then in charge of the General Program and the AplusB Incubation Program with a specific focus on Start-Ups and High Tech Start-Ups. Prior to FFG he gained professional experience in various VC and PE companies. Stefan possesses a deep knowledge of the Austrian Start-Up Scene, including the evaluation of an creation of business models and supports Start-Ups on their way through the R&D and founding phase. Furthermore, he has a deep interest in impact investment and sustainable entrepreneurship He holds Master degrees in Civil Engineering and Business Administration with a specific focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. Also, he also owns a global patent for a consumer product, which is already licensed out.