Funding, consultations and events for creative companies in Vienna.
Let’s talk creative industries.
Got new products or media formats in the pipeline? We can help.
Do you design fashion in Vienna? Do you design products, processes, games or other multimedia projects? Are you working on programmes that improve the work of creative professionals such as architects, designers, musicians or filmmakers? Do you have creative ideas for public spaces?
Come to us with your idea for a new product line or business model: We provide several types of funding as well as networking opportunities in the creative and media industries. Participate in our creative competitions or get production support to execute your plan.
Attend our cost-free events to engage with global thought leaders in your field, and present yourself and your business to a wider audience.
If you have an idea for a journalistic product, want to launch a media startup, or have a development proposal for a media company in Vienna, the Vienna Media Initiative is your port of call. Apply for funding to get your media startup or your media company's new format off to a fast start. Attend our events to meet the key actors in Vienna's media sector and grow your network or develop your idea in collaboration with other journalists.
We provide funding to Vienna-based companies developing a new idea in their area of expertise or for their business, such as launching a new creative product. Talk to our funding experts to access the funding that's right for you.
Join us at our cost-free events to meet the most important stakeholders in town. Keep up to date with our calls for participation – we regularly allocate slots for relevant events, giving you a chance to showcase your company in Vienna and on international stages.
The Vienna Business Agency provides funding for companies in the creative industries at all stages - from start-up to expansion projects. The Vienna Media Initiative is also aimed at journalists and start-ups that are developing new media offerings. Book a consultation and get your development proposal off to a solid start.
If you want to include a new project or format in the portfolio of your media company, you've come to the right place. The Vienna Media Initiative is aimed at all media companies in the city. Apply for funding to put your media start-up or the new format of your media company on a solid footing right from the start. At our events, you can meet the most important people in the media industry in Vienna to easily expand your network or develop your idea together with other journalists.
The Vienna Business Agency funding refers to financial aid that we pay out in support of new development proposals submitted by Vienna-based businesses and founders. You can use the funding to realise projects that you may never have ventured into without this kind of support.
Get in touch with us. Check out the page that features the particular funding opportunity you're interested in to find the name of your personal funding expert.
If you plan to make temporary use of vacant property or want to use vacant commercial units, reach out to Kreative Räume Wien. Their team will assist you in selecting the right space and provide you with information on the legal framework. If you're operating a shop or planning to open one in Vienna's 2nd, 16th or 20th district, you have the option of applying for funding. If you haven't found the right premises in Ottakring yet, you can move into the street-levelretail space offered by the Vienna Business Agency on a subsidised sublease.