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Irish Austrian Business Forum

7 October 2014


Event details

7. October 2014B.00Irish Austrian Business Forum Shelbourne Hotel
Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer

The Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer will address the Irish Austrian Business Forum on 7 October as part of a three-day visit to Ireland. The forum will be followed by the Urban Technologies from Austria Showcase.

On 7 October 2014 members of the Irish Austrian business community will gather in The Shelbourne Hotel for the Irish Austrian Business Forum. Speakers from representative bodies such as the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Enterprise Ireland and IBEC will discuss doing business between the countries.

The Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer, on a three-day visit to Dublin from 6-8 October 2014, will address the gathering.
The Business Forum will be followed by a Showcase of Urban Technologies from Austria. Click here for programme:
Programme Irish Austrian Business Forum [pdf, 1,222.0kb]

Austria is well known for it's successful "Mittelstand" companies. There are about 190 of these hidden champions, world leaders in their niches, but largely unknown to the wider public. Austria is also a leader in sustainability with many "Mittelstand" companies enjoying world export success with their innovative solutions for energy, mobility and sustainable construction.

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Presenting as part of the Showcase are:
se-austria GmbH & Co. KG
“Clarity, precision, lightness” is seele’s motto for creating innovative building envelopes with internationally renowned architects and engineers.

Kapsch CarrierCom
A market leading global systems integrator, manufacturer and supplier of end-to-end telecommunications solutions for carrier networks, railway and urban public transport.

Kapsch TrafficCom
Provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) specialising in road user charging, urban access and parking, road safety enforcement, etc.

Swarco Futurit
SWARCO FUTURIT is the traffic industry’s leading developer and manufacturer of LED-based signalling and lighting technology.

Fluidtime Data Services
Austria's leading provider of mobility information systems offering features such as intermodal routing and navigation, real-time information, booking, payment, ticketing as well as feedback and tracking options.

Developes and manufactures ground-breaking shredders of waste for thermal and resource recovery, e.g. paper, synthetics, rubber, wood, textiles.

Over 36 years' experience in heat pump technology with 120,000 installations. Heat pumps for all heat sources, from 2 to 1,000 kW, suitable both for new builds and retrofits.

Weider Wärmepumpen
The name Weider stands for highly efficient heat pumps. Weider is a true pioneer having manufactured its first pumps in 1977.  Weider develops and manufactures in house with continuous innovation. Currently seeking sales channel partners.

Develops and manufactures plastic pipe systems for plumbing, sewage and water installations. All pipe systems are manufactured with an innovative multilayer, mineral-reinforced technology made from polypropylene. Currently looking for specialised distributors.

Doppelmayr Urban Solutions
Doppelmayr is the undisputed technology and market leader in ropeway engineering for funicular railways, aerial tramways, gondolas and chairlifts.  Key facts: 14,400 installations in over 88 nations with 35 subsidiaries.

Smart City Wien
Smart City Wien is a long-term initiative by Vienna City Council to improve the design, development and perception of the capital. The initiative uses a holistic approach resulting in radical protection of resources, quality of life for all and productive use of innovation and technology.