Research hotspot Vienna
With a research quota of 3.55 percent Vienna is one of the top regions in the EU. The number of research companies in Vienna increased by 300 percent in the past 15 years. A total of approx. 1,000 companies and more than 40,000 people are involved in research work at universities, centers of excellence and research-based and innovative companies. Many leading companies benefit from working with Viennese research institutions.
Altogether, there are around 1,500 research institutions in Vienna. Currently, the budget for research and development in Vienna is EUR 3.18 billion or 3.5 percent of Viennese economic output. International groups such as Baxter, Boehringer Ingelheim, Otto Bock or Siemens are located in Vienna. Many pioneering achievements in the R&D field coming from Viennese laboratories and spin-offs are globally successful.
Success through cooperation
Events such as Made in Vienna and Business Treff offer technology companies the opportunity to successfully network, learn from each other, exchange experiences and to present their products and services. Companies and institutions can present their innovative products, services and prototypes as well as their research expertise on the database.
Technology-oriented companies receive comprehensive support in the form of monetary funding, individual counselling as well as high-quality research infrastructure and special properties. The aim is to connect companies that carry out research and innovation projects with development partners and pilot customers in industry, science and public Administration.