Julia Vögele is a Research Assistant in the Department Business and Management at the MCI - The Entrepreneurial School. She obtained both her BA degree in Tourism Business Studies and her MA degree in International Business and Management at the MCI. Her research activities focus on futures research, trend scouting, corporate foresight as well as sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship. She worked for the Tyrolian Tourist Board and was engaged in global megatrends research and their implications for transforming the Tyrolean tourism industry and society towards a sustainable future. Along these activities, she has developed close networks to the local entrepreneurship and start-up community in Tyrol. She has the ambition to deepen her academic profile in futures research, sustainability, and entrepreneurship by means of a PhD.