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Greentech from Austria is promoting climate action worldwide

With their environmentally friendly and ecologically compatible solutions, companies from Austria are in the vanguard of efforts to enable sustainable use of our resources.

New VIAC Arbitration and Mediation Rules 2021

On 1 July 2021, a new version of the VIAC Rules of Arbitration and Mediation („Vienna Rules 2021“) and a completely new set of VIAC Investment Arbitration and Mediation Rules entered into force.

FRANCHISEEXPO 21: 4-6 November 2021, Frankfurt, Germany, and online

Austria’s Franchise Fair and Franchise Expo Frankfurt have joined forces in 2021 to create the largest franchise fair in the German-speaking world.


Medical technology from Austria encompasses everything from diagnostic devices and dental instruments to building and managing large hospitals.

Salzburg Europe Summit 2021: Europa and Peace - The Comeback of Europe, in Salzburg, Austria, 26-28 September 2021 

After eighteen months of pandemic, with all the severe consequences it has had for the countries of  Europe, it is absolutely essential to take the right steps towards a comeback, a rebuilding and, in some respects, even a new start for Europe – and this is precisely the aim of this year’s conference.

Living Standards Award 2022: the hunt is on for innovative companies! Entries to be submitted by 30.09.2021

Setting standards and scoring successes: products, solutions and services that are ripe for export are in the running for the most prestigious Austrian award for standardization and innovation.

A municipal cable car for Mexico City that is ‘made in Austria’ 

The 10 km-long urban aerial lift line has been realised in partnership with Doppelmayr.

Austria’s Olympic economy

More than 1,400 Austrian companies export goods, services and technologies to Japan every year, making them important partners for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Export Prizes 2021: a spotlight on Austria’s top exporters

ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA has been honouring Austrian companies whose international involvement promotes economic development, prosperity and employment.

Austrian World Summit 2021: Conference and B2B matchmaking platform to be held in Vienna and online, from 10am to 5pm (CEST), 1 July 2021

The international conference provides a stage for climate-conscious projects and offers participants an opportunity to compare notes. This year’s motto is: Healthy Planet – Healthy People.