umdasch The Store Makers calls for ideas
Submit Your Ideas on Responsible Consumption Through Digitalisation!

We are looking for start-ups, innovators and forward thinkers who develop innovative ideas for "Responsible Consumption through Digitalisation". Submit your ideas or perhaps your solutions that already exist and win the chance to realise your vision together with umdasch The Store Makers.




  • The best ideas will be rewarded with EUR 5,000 so that they can be developed further.
  • The nominees will be invited to pitch their detailed ideas at the WSA Global Congress in Vienna (Austria) which is taking place on 09 - 11 March 2020.
  • Umdasch Group will cover all travel expenses for the participation at the WSA Global Congress of one person per shortlisted team.

The winner will have the chance to realise the idea together with umdasch The Store Makers.

*Subject to rules and conditions of the contest


Send in Your Application until 20 November 2019


About umdasch The Store Makers

Rooted in craftsmanship, visionary in the digital, always with a human aim and one goal: to realise successful stores in the fields of Lifestyle Retail, Food Retail, Premium Retail and Digital Retail. With more than 1,500 employees, umdasch The Store Makers is one of the leading shopfitting companies in Europe. The company headquarters are located in Amstetten, Austria. With around 20 branches in Europe and the Middle East, umdasch and its four operating divisions realise more than 7,000 store projects including 200 turnkey projects as general contractor annually. Together with its sister companies Doka and Umdasch Group Ventures and more than 180 production, logistics and sales branches in 70 countries, the company has been owned by the Umdasch family for over 150 years. www.umdasch.com


The Josef Umdasch Research Prize

Since 1990 the Umdasch Group has been supporting outstanding achievements in research and development through the Josef Umdasch Research Prize. The award is named for Josef Umdasch, the father of the company’s present owners Hilde Umdasch and Alfred Umdasch, who initiated the prize. Today the prize forms an important part of the Umdasch Group Foundation, an initiative of the Umdasch Group. Its aim is to encourage the personal development of young people and to support initiatives which focus on the topics of education and knowledge transfer worldwide. www.umdaschgroup.com/researchprize