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.

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MENTORSHIP

Highly customised and issue-oriented mentorship support by business, social innovation and cultural heritage experts.

MARKET RESEARCH

Very good understanding of local, national and global ecosystem and research-backed knowledge about market opportunities and challenges.

TESTING ENVIRONMENT

A partnership of shops and venues to quickly reach potential customers and collaborators and test business ideas. Bureaucracy-free.

COMMUNITY

A network and social events of like-minded individuals, initiatives and organisations that believe in the potential of cultural heritage.

Additional perks
  • An inspiring coworking space
  • »Pizza and burger money«
  • Monthly educational and social events
  • A website and marketing material templates
  • Information about funding opportunities
  • Discounts for legal and accounting support
  • Annual summer trip abroad
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HeritageLab cycle
01
Call for participants

Simple and open application.

02
Selection of participants

Selection is based on the potential of idea and motivation of applicants.

03
Onboarding

An introductory 2-hour meeting to identifiy the needs and agree on next steps.

04
Idea development

Practical work on the business idea, social innovation and cultural heritage.

05
Business modelling

A business model that makes sense.

06
Shall we continue?

Evalvation of work and the potential of idea.

07
Costomised trainings

No bullshit and free of charge additional workshops and trainings.

08
Finalisation of a business plan

Getting ready for implementation.

09
Testing

Pivoting and upgrading with first users.

10
Start!

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
ALQUEMY

Hand-crafted and heritage-inspired line of Idrija lace luxury jewelry.

HERITAGE HOUSES RE:BORN

Renovating, branding and developing traditional miners’ architecture.

FRUDL ŠPANCIR

Tasting your way through Idrija’s past.

RABBIT HILL

Traditional home-style culinary experience.

INZAGHI

Pop-up and coworking space that inspires creativity.

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Join us and turn your idea into a reality!
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