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Austrian Business in the United Kingdom is the official web portal of Austrian business abroad. It showcases Austrian companies that specialise in export and import and generates significant business opportunities. Contact your local ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA office or browse business offers by sector. More

Environmental Technologies

Austria is at the forefront of technologies that are helping to protect the environment and improve sustainability - including waste management, recycling, energy efficiency, renewable energy, air pollution and water management. World firsts include the first tidal lagoons power plant and the first... More

Plant Engineering & Construction/Smart Factory

Austria is renowned as one of the leading countries for plant engineering and construction, and industrial machinery. Its expertise in creating ‘smart factories’, where digitisation is increasingly important, is contributing to the success of many industrial sectors including metallurgy, plastics... More


With a strong reputation for the highest quality, this sector has a diverse range of products from paints to fertilisers, automotive and aircraft components and plastic packaging. Major initiatives such as ‘Smart Plastics’, that champions projects at the interface of mechatronics, plastics and... More

Metals/Metal processing

Austria’s cutting-edge technology creates exceptional metal products for export, including train tracks, seamless steel pipes, aluminium rolled products and household products. Austrian companies also develop and export state-of-the-art machinery for metal production and processing. Metals and... More


Over 700 small-scale, highly innovative companies supply technologically advanced parts -  from all-wheel drive units to combustion cylinders and electric car batteries - to a wide range of vehicle manufacturers. Complete car manufacture is also important including, for example, the BMW 5... More

Sparkling creations conquer the world

Swarovski crystals have been in the limelight since the very beginning: on cinema screens, concert stages and red carpets. More

High-tech glasses for the world and outer space

Did you know that the iconic rimless glasses design originates from Austria? Silhouette started a revolution with the 'Titan Minimal Art' — no hinges, or screws and just 1.8 g. More than 8 million people around the world now enjoy this design. More

Formwork solutions out to set records

The Burj Khalifa, towering 828 metres, was built in downtown Dubai using Doka formwork. More

Packaging solutions for fragile goods

Have you ever wondered where the plastic packaging for your breakfast eggs comes from? The answer: most probably from Austria. The company Ovotherm is the world's largest supplier of transparent egg packaging. More

World-famous brand with Austrian roots

Red Bull entered the market for the first time in Austria in 1987. This was not only the market launch of a completely new product but also the birth of an entirely new product category.  More

Thermal energy from desert sun

GREENoneTEC is the world's largest producer of solar thermal collectors. In 2010, the company received a very special order. More

Ingenious industrial installations

The FMT Group is a leading provider throughout Europe of installation and maintenance services for industrial plants. Founded in 1980, FMT has developed into a successful international group with its headquarters based in Wels, Austria. More

The first urban cable car in London

Austrian world leader in ropeway engineering, Doppelmayr/Garaventa, was selected to help design and build the very first urban cable car in the UK, travelling across the Thames in London.   More

Austrian glassware provider becomes official supplier to the Institute of Masters of Wine

Riedel Crystal is the 250 year old creator of the world’s first grape-specific glassware to enhance the flavour of wine. In January 2014 the Austrian manufacturers became the official glassware supplier to the Institute of Masters of Wine in London. More

Prestigious Glulam timber construction in the heart of London

The Austrian specialists in Glulam (glue laminated timber), were selected to build a giant gridshell roof above the prestigious Canary Wharf Crossrail station development in London. The beautifully geometric roof is a stunning feature of the mammoth £500m construction. More

Austrian warehouse automation specialist partners with John Lewis

KNAPP has provided automated material handling and software systems for John Lewis since the retailer opened a new, 650,000 sq ft distribution centre in Milton Keynes back in 2009. More

IT-based solutions and services for Crossrail

Geodata Group from Austria was selected to provide instrumentation, monitoring and surveying services for Crossrail construction in London. More

50th anniversary marks launch of Futura 3rd Generation Sunglasses

The Austrian world leader of creating stylish and innovative, quality eyewear has re-invented Futura for the brand’s 50th anniversary. Tali Lennox features as the ‘face of’ the futuristic, minimal and chic sunglasses designed and made in Austria. More

Austrian vibration-protection experts win major railway contract

Rail vehicle manufacturer Hitachi has chosen Austrian based specialist in vibration isolation, Getzner as an exclusive supplier for the British Department for Transport's "Intercity Express Programme".   More

Supplying state-of-the-art hearing implants to the NHS

MED−EL is the world’s technology leader in implantable hearing solutions, committed to helping to remove hearing loss as a barrier to communication. More

Quality Viennese footwear treads the streets of London

Ludwig Reiter has been making beautifully crafted men and women’s shoes and accessories since 1885. Now in its fourth generation, this Viennese family firm represents a truly living tradition – a marriage of old-fashioned craftsmanship and contemporary style that has become an international success... More

A centrally managed home automation solution for smarter living

Loxone, the inventor of the Miniserver, offers a complete smart home solution for lighting, heating, security, audio, blinds and more. A Loxone Smart Home is one complete ecosystem with one central brain and just one app. More

Green light in the UK: Austrians buy Talarius

The British market consists of around 250,000 gaming machines, which are mainly found in pubs, licensed betting offices, amusement arcades and bingo halls. Great Britain is a promising market for NOVOMATIC; one which offers great opportunities for the company, despite the challenging market... More