Die Wirtschaftsagentur Wien wird ab Mai dieses Jahres Digitalisierungsprojekte von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen mit zusätzlich insgesamt 4,5 Millionen Euro fördern.
Damit sollen vor allem Klein- und Kleinstbetriebe bei ihrem Einstieg in die Digitalisierung unterstützt werden. Je nach Unternehmensgröße und Projekt können bis zu 30.000 Euro für Digitalisierungsmaßnahmen abgerufen werden. Bereits 2018 flossen 7,67 Millionen Euro an Fördergeldern für Digitalisierungsmaßnahmen an Wiener Unternehmen.
International business location services in Vienna: The capital is flourishing as an economic centre in the heart of Europe
221 international business location services marks an 8th consecutive record in 2018
Vienna accounts for 57% of all international business location services in Austria
Vienna’s international activities created almost 1,800 jobs and yielded over €230 million in investments in 2018
Vienna is sustainably confirming its international reputation as a flourishing economic centre in Central and Eastern Europe, as shown by the Settlement Balance for International Companies published today by Mayor Michael Ludwig, City Councillor for the Economy Peter Hanke and Vienna Business Agency Managing Director Gerhard Hirczi: in 2018, 221 international businesses settled in Vienna – more than ever before. This means that an additional sum of over €230 million was invested in the location and almost 1,800 new jobs were created.
Seestadt: Topping-out ceremony for new production spaces - Vienna Business Agency completes shell of Unit 2 of the Technology Centre Seestadt
The shell of the TZ2, the expansion to the Vienna Business Agency’s Technology Centre in Seestadt is complete. More than 90,000 boxes of Sachertorte could fit inside the 5,600m² of the new unit. The spaces will be available for production companies from June 2019. Yesterday, on 17 January 2019, builders celebrated the topping-out ceremony of the new location for production machines, high-tech facilities and co-working spaces, only six months after ground-breaking.
More spaces for production in the city
150 people currently work in the Technology Centre. The expansion is set to introduce just as many new jobs. Because it is surrounded by innovative technology companies, research findings can be utilised directly in the new multifunctional areas of the second building. The building is an ideal location for start-ups and companies working in the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and smart production.
Opinion-poll: That’s what expats think about Vienna
The Vienna Business Agency has contacted 1.864 Expatriates and asked for their opinion on their temporary home. 196 expats deriving from 45 different countries – half of which from the USA, the UK. Germany and Canada – have answered our questionnaire. These are the results:
4 out of 5 Expats had a good start in Vienna.
For 2 out 5 Vienna is their first expat-destination.
93.9 percent see the city as highly attractive for expats.
89.3 would recommend Vienna as expat-destination.
99 percent are satisfied with the work of our Expat-Center