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.
- 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
01Call for participants
Simple and open application.
02Selection of participants
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.
06Shall we continue?
Evalvation of work and the potential of idea.
No bullshit and free of charge additional workshops and trainings.
08Finalisation of a business plan
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.