- Agriculture and forestryAgriculture and forestry
Austria’s reputation in agriculture and forestry owes much to its innovative technology - being leaders of the pack in many types of agricultural and woodworking machinery, and exporting its expertise all over the world. Agriculture and forestry from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious.
A large number of small-scale, highly flexible companies have built a strong reputation for the supply of technologically advanced parts to a wide range of vehicle manufacturers. Automotive from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious.
One of the largest industries in Austria, around two-thirds of all chemical products are exported. From plastics to agricultural chemicals and man-made fibres to printing inks, the Austrian chemicals sector always delivers on quality. Chemicals from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious.
- Construction and infrastructureConstruction and infrastructure
Austria is a pioneer of international renown in the construction and infrastructure sector – developing new technologies and innovative investment models, and being a true leader in industries such as railways and civil engineering. Construction and infrastructure from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious.
- Consulting and engineeringConsulting and engineering
Committed and passionate experts in many fields of consultancy - engineering, architecture, information, corporate development, legal and tax affairs, tourism and PR. Consulting and engineering from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious.
- Consumer goods and lifestyleConsumer goods and lifestyle
From household goods to luxury items, Austrian design style is proving both distinctive and a powerful source of commercial success. Consumer goods and lifestyle from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Creative industriesCreative industries
From architecture to multimedia, from design to music and communications, Austria’s high levels of creativity and entrepreneurship are being recognised. Creative from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
By constantly improving its education and training system, Austria now has one of the most efficient in the world. This system integrates professional, social and practical skills, and is closely aligned with the business community and job market. Education from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Electrical and electronic technologiesElectrical and electronic technologies
A strong export-led market – ranging from infrastructure solutions for traffic to energy supply, IT and communications, and the automotive, medical technology and machinery sectors – all produced to the very highest technical standards. Electronics from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Energy and natural resourcesEnergy and natural resources
Austria’s know-how and expertise in the sustainable use of natural resources as well as in the development of energy systems of the future - including hydro, wind, solar, biomass and combined heat and power - is valued around the world. Energy and natural resources from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Environmental technologiesEnvironmental technologies
Austria is at the forefront of a wide range of technologies that are addressing the need to protect the environment and help us all be sustainable. Success in ‘green technologies’ has helped Austrian companies to develop an excellent worldwide reputation. Environmental technologies from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Fashion and textilesFashion and textiles
Austria’s creative flair and skills come to the fore in the design and production of high quality textiles and clothes, in demand all around the world. Fashion and textiles from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Financial servicesFinancial services
Expertise and personal commitment are at the core of Austria’s successful financial services sector which includes high profile investment services, leasing, credit scoring, art auctions and financial advice from thousands of personal financial advisors. Financial services from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious.
- Food and drinkFood and drink
Known internationally for its culinary expertise and soft drinks, and with a growing reputation for its superb wines, Austria can claim its place at the world’s dining table. Food and drink from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Health and medical technologiesHealth and medical technologies
Using its impressive business and R&D networks, Austria has built a worldwide reputation in a range of medical technology specialisms: diagnostic equipment and dental instruments as well as the construction and management of large-scale hospitals. Health and medical technology from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Information and communication technologies (ICT)Information and communication technologies (ICT)
Austrian entrepreneurial skills are powerfully exhibited in this exciting sector – from IT consulting to communication systems for the transport industry, computer-controlled manufacturing plants and telecoms. IT and communications from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Interior designInterior design
Specialists in the creation of textiles, furniture, flooring, wall coverings and lighting accessories - for both private customers and for businesses – Austrian companies employ top quality, multi-faceted design, excellent planning and the latest energy efficiency technologies. Interiors from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- International projects and tenderingInternational projects and tendering
The International Projects Network (NPI) connects Austrian enterprises with international financial institutions (IFIs) and local players and helps with project identification, procurement and training grants. IFI trade meetings are organized and their experts attend information events in Austria.
- Life sciences and pharmaceuticalsLife sciences and pharmaceuticals
Austrian companies have a strong tradition of excellence in pharmaceuticals and a growing expertise in the fields of biotechnology and the life sciences. Life sciences and pharmaceuticals from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Machinery and plant constructionMachinery and plant construction
Austria is renowned as one of the leading countries for machinery, industrial plant engineering and industrial equipment. Its expertise is contributing to the ongoing modernisation of the many industrial sectors including metallurgy, plastics and mining. Machinery and equipment from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Metals and metal processingMetals and metal processing
Austria’s cutting-edge technology creates exceptional metal products for worldwide export, including train tracks and sheet metal, rolled aluminium and precision steel tubing for the automotive industry. Metals and metal processing from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- New materialsNew materials
Austria has a talent for innovative materials, especially revolutionary plastics for cars, aircraft and insulation products, and sustainable construction technologies – all supported by technology clusters, renowned technology centres, research institutes and major events such as VIENNA-TEC. New materials from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- New technologiesNew technologies
Facing the challenges of the future, Austrian businesses and research networks are investing strongly in R&D in a wide and exciting range of industries including microtechnology, telematics, and nanotechnology. Innovative technologies from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Packaging and printingPackaging and printing
A research-intensive industry, with a reputation for innovative design, Austrian glass, plastic and card packaging is used all over the world, and has contributed significantly to Austria’s reputation as a trailblazer in environmental protection and sustainability. Packaging and printing from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
Austria’s plastics sector is highly export-oriented, with a strong global reputation for the highest standards in packaging, technical parts for the automotive, mechanical engineering and electricity industries and pipes and building elements. Plastics from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Renewable energiesRenewable energies
The demand for energy continues to grow. Given Austria’s track record of inventing and delivering innovative technologies, our companies continue to create world-class sustainable solutions – from hydro-electric to solar power, wind and biomass. Renewable energy from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Safety and securitySafety and security
Technical know-how and close, collaborative partnerships with customers have led to the highest concern for quality in, amongst others, the manufacture of protective clothing, special vehicles, firefighters’ equipment and alarm and electronic security systems - making Austrian companies market leaders in many areas. Security services from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Tourism, sports and leisureTourism, sports and leisure
Known the world over for its green hills, clean lakes and love of culture and sports, Austria just keeps on improving, becoming an even better place to visit and enjoy. Tourism, sports and leisure from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Transportation and logisticsTransportation and logistics
Internationally successful, Austrian companies are known for excellence in the production of cable cars, lifts, handling systems, signalling and other traffic control systems, and rolling stock – together with expertise in freighting and haulage. Transport and logistics from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
- Wood and paperWood and paper
With in-depth knowledge and an established set of competence centres, Austria sustainably supplies wood to the building construction and other industries; and product innovation is key to paper companies that successfully supply world markets. Wood and paper from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious