Co-Creation | For Companies
At QLab, visionary minds address your specific challenge on the theme of liveable cities, green architecture and infrastructure, new mobility, and sustainable innovation.
We develop user-oriented and future-proof ideas based on trends, technologies, and market requirements for your Fit-for-55 business model.
You think of yourself as an innovator and visionary.
You are optimistic, curious, and looking for a change. Your company knows that sustainable products, services, and processes create a sustainable future for society and the environment and make the companies that 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. Moreover, the evaluation of ideas as well as the prioritizing, development, and scaling of user-oriented business models are crucial.
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
At the end of the process, we are going to present possible solutions to solve your challenge and a roadmap for the immediate future for you to build on.
Our journey together comes to an end.
This has to be celebrated!
Work with the QLab!
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 professionals and experts from architecture, urban planning and development, new mobility, etc.
- 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.
Any questions? We’ll get right back to you!
Let us know how you’d like to learn and work with us.
QLab’s Hot Topics
The QLab identifies four key challenges we need to tackle to make cities truly liveable.
How can we contribute to the sustainability of construction projects?
How can we reinvent and reanimate city centers?
How can we accelerate the use of sustainable energy?
How can we interconnect people, mobility services, and infrastructure sustainably?
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 that empower school children to learn proactively and organize themselves and 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 the LU Honours College. He is passionate about traveling and follows his vision to develop sustainable solutions for people’s local and global connectivity.
Finn completed the advanced training Content Strategy for Professionals at Northwestern University, is a Design Thinker and storyteller. Being notoriously curious, he is responsible for our scientific research, web design, and the QLab blog.
Patrick Runge graduated in International Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing at the end of 2021. In mid-2021, he already brought an 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.
And we’re not alone!
The work of QLab is supported by numerous committed,
clever, and future-oriented players from
various different sectors and contexts.