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Austrian Industrial Leaders Are Looking for Innovative Global Start-ups under the Pier4 Initiative

4. January 2018

Do you have a promising solution or even a prototype - then Pier4 is your perfect match! The international industrial businesses at Pier4 are looking forward to meeting and working with you. 

Is your business related to data collection and analysis, security, e-mobility, sensor technology, internal processes (human resources, sales prediction)? Do you have a promising solution or prototype that can be used in the following industries: steel and aluminum, plant engineering, infrastructure, (energy, waste disposal, water, telecommunication), electrical engineering, digital document and process management, internal logistics, natural fibers or automotive? Then PIER4 is your perfect match!

PIER4 is a consortium of the following eight leading businesses from Upper Austria:
  • AMAG – Austria Metall, a supplier of primary aluminum and semi-finished aluminum products 
  • ELIN , a plant builder and system integrator of electrical engineering
  • Energie AG , a regional utility provider (energy, telecommunication, water and waste) 
  • Fabasoft , a solutions provider for the audit-proof storage of documents (invoices, personnel documents)
  • Lenzing , a supplier of high-quality, botanic cellulose fibers to the global textile and nonwovens industry
  • Miba – Innovation in Motion, a supplier of technologies to the international engine and automotive industries
  • Primetals Technologies -  Innovation for the Steel Industry, a supplier of tailor-made equipment for metallurgical plants. 
  • TGW Logistics – Living Logistics. a global systems provider of dynamic, automated and turnkey logistics solutions.

These companies are looking to work together with innovative and technology-intensive start-ups. The Austrian startup incubator tech2b in Linz fosters the dialogue between these companies and the global startups. tech2b scouts global startups, also with the help of ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA offices, and arranges pitching session with the Austrian industry players.  Those startups selected will have the unique opportunity to make use of the full power of the industry standing behind their initiative, from the development of prototypes, to the first industrial application of your solution, to sales support or even an investment. If you are interested, please contact PIER4 directly at telephone number +43 676 6331 879 or email