Porträt von Lukas Dingelmaier,, ein Mann mit kurzen, blonden Haaren
Lukas Dingelmaier

As a funding expert for production and neighbourhood businesses, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Production and Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding.

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Gabriele Strobl
Funding ∣ Team Leader

I work on continuously developing our services and ensuring smooth workflows. As an expert for production, neighbourhood business, and internationalisation, I am at your service for consultations on our funding opportunities.

Facts about Production Funding

Maximum funding amount:

200,000 euros per development proposal

Co-funding rate:


Minimum project value:

30,000 euros

Who is eligible?

Existing small, medium, and large-scale enterprises, as well as founders in Vienna.

Business sectors:

Production Funding is for commercial and industrial production companies in all business sectors.

Eligible costs:

Costs for machines, structural modifications, payroll costs and external services.

Upfront payment:

Up to a maximum of 50% of the approved funding amount can be paid up front. Don't forget your biannual progress report on your development proposal.

Maximum project duration:

2 years

Documents for your application to receive Production Funding:

A duly completed online funding application, an application confirmation as well as a de minimis declaration, your latest annual financial statements, and/or an income statement.


An independent jury will assess your submission and provide a recommendation for your development proposal's funding. 

Legal basis under European state aid law:

De minimis


Women's bonus: 10,000 euros. Startup bonus: 5,000 euros. The women's bonus is awarded if your development proposal is managed by a woman with the necessary qualifications. If a new company is founded as part of the development proposal, we'll also pay a startup bonus.

Typical steps when applying for Production Funding

Developing a project idea
Consultation at the Vienna Business Agency
Selecting the funding that's right for you
Organising your project content
Online project submission
Project assessment by a jury
Communication of the outcome by the Vienna Business Agency

Information material on Neighbourhood Business Funding

Deadlines and submission

Submission period:1 January 2024 to 31 December 2026
Submission deadlines 2024:31 March, 30 June, 30 September, 31 December
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