Network Management

The network management is realized by VIP-Innovation GmbH, which is a company and innovation consulting office based in Berlin. Established in 2009 already various R&D projects from different areas were initiated and accompanied. Part of this is consulting and accompanying with the setup of ZIM applications. Focal point is besides technical / scientific and business administration consulting the creative communication concept and innovation coaching. In addition, partner acquisition, acquisition of subsidies and know-how in commercializing project results is part of the business activities. Based on a broad network technological expertise exist in many different areas, e.g. mechanical engineering and construction, information technology and electrical engineering, semantics, control engineering, automation and many others.

Contact details:
VIP Innovation GmbH
Am Oberhafen 12 
13597 Berlin 
Tel.: 030 544 374 660 
Fax: 030 544 374 665

Udo Zillmann, Network Manager

Udo Zillmann has been active in airborne wind energy as an expert and investor since 2007. He is the founder and managing partner of Daidalos Capital GmbH, a private equity company specialized in investing in Airborne Wind Energy companies since 2010.

Mr. Zillmann is a renowned expert in airborne wind energy and the author of “Financing Strategies of AWE Companies” (in: Airborne Wind Energy, Springer 2013), “The Trillion Dollar Drone” (in: European Energy Review, 2015) and „The Economic Dimension of Airborne Wind Energy“ (introductory chapter of the upcoming book “Airborne Wind Energy Advances”, Springer 2017).

He is a regular speaker on airborne wind energy. Mr. Zillmann holds legal and business degrees.

Stefanie Thoms, network coordinator

The managing director of VIP Innovation GmbH, Dipl.-Kffr. Stefanie Thoms posesses experience in initiation of R&D project management, as well conception of marketing and communication concepts.