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Austria - a global leader in health and medical technology

Gesundheit, Medizintechnik und Wellness, Austria Export Nr 141 © ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA


13. May 2010

Austria has a long tradition of excellence in healthcare products and medical technology. Austrian companies continue to develop pioneering innovations in this field.

Austrian companies have long been successfully represented on the international market with their innovative products and expertise – in many different fields:

  • Medical technology
  • Health technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Laboratory technology and laboratory instruments
  • Hospital technology
  • Medical consultancy services

These companies continue to produce niche products from Austria, establishing themselves as worldwide specialists in specific segments. High quality and strong customer focus are key factors behind their success.

Austrian biotechnology companies are leading global players in the development of vaccines and new therapeutic agents for the treatment of life-threatening diseases. There are currently around 100 companies in Austria working in the field of biotechnology, employing over 10,000 people and generating annual revenue of around EUR 2 billion.
Austrian firms are also involved in planning, building and operating hospitals worldwide. In addition to turnkey medical facilities, they also offer expertise in diagnostics, therapy and nursing and realise complex technological projects in the healthcare sector.

For more information on Austria and its companies in the health, medical technology and wellness sector, take a look at the latest edition of “Austria-Export”:

Health, Medical Technology and Wellness, Austria Export Nr 141