HeritageLab offers comprehensive support.
Id20 is the initiator of HeritageLab: a comprehensive step-by-step incubation programme for young people from small and semi-peripheral towns that ‘polish diamonds’ of local cultural heritage and create new businesses and services, stemming from a new understanding of heritage.
Highly customised and issue-oriented mentorship support by business, social innovation and cultural heritage experts.
Very good understanding of local, national and global ecosystem and research-backed knowledge about market opportunities and challenges.
A partnership of shops and venues to quickly reach potential customers and collaborators and test business ideas. Bureaucracy-free.
A network and social events of like-minded individuals, initiatives and organisations that believe in the potential of cultural heritage.
Simple and open application.
Selection is based on the potential of idea and motivation of applicants.
An introductory 2-hour meeting to identifiy the needs and agree on next steps.
Practical work on the business idea, social innovation and cultural heritage.
A business model that makes sense.
Evalvation of work and the potential of idea.
No bullshit and free of charge additional workshops and trainings.
Getting ready for implementation.
Pivoting and upgrading with first users.
Implementation, kick-off and continuous marketing, business and architectural support.
HeritageLab is part of Tourism 4.0 Heritage+ programme and co-developed with High Performance Computing company Arctur d.o.o.
HeritageLab is the 2018 winner of European Social Innovation Competition (Re:Think Local).
Current HeritageLab:Idrija incubees
Hand-crafted and heritage-inspired line of Idrija lace luxury jewelry.
Renovating, branding and developing traditional miners' architecture.
Tasting your way through Idrija's past.
Traditional home-style culinary experience.
Pop-up and coworking space that inspires creativity.