News from the business location Austria
Vienna University of Technology presents the world’s fastest coronavirus test
A new type of bio-chip technology can reliably detect extremely small numbers of viruses, but at an unprecedented speed.
COVID-19: Launch of targeted treatment trial
A study to treat patients with COVID-19 was recently launched at the Medical University of Vienna.
Record number of 3D printing patent applications
Austria showed the largest increase in 3D printing patent applications worldwide.
Biomay to construct a new biotech manufacturing facility in Vienna
Biomay, a Vienna-based biotech company, is constructing a new production facility which will increase its manufacturing capacities tenfold and its headcount almost twofold.
DLH invests in the Vienna Airport Region
Deutsche Logistik Holding (DLH) is investing in the Airport City by Vienna Airport located in Vienna-Schwechat.
Investments in the future
The Austrian subsidiary of the German chip manufacturer Infineon is increasing investments in clearly defined future-oriented projects.
Guest Connect links restaurateurs and their guests
It used to be quite cumbersome for restaurant proprietors or operators to contact their guests, for example to inform them about the latest offers.
International research project promotes the cooperation between human beings and AI
Systems based on artificial intelligence (AI) should provide significant support to people at their workplaces, especially where a great deal of flexibility is required e.g. in manufacturing individual products in batch size 1.
Progress in personalised cancer medicines
Researchers at the University of Innsbruck are now in a position to directly determine the activity of kinases in intact cells.
Zemtu cooperates with the American company Smartcar
The Austrian startup Zemtu has been successful internationally on the basis of its software solution for car sharing.
LUKOIL supports research at Montanuniversität Leoben
The Russian mineral oil group LUKOIL has been making investments in Austrian research facilities such as the Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Leoben (Montanuniversität Leoben).
Kreisel cooperates with Shell
Kreisel Electric based in the Upper Austrian Mühlviertel region and the multinational company Shell are combining their technologies to further improve the performance of batteries for electric-powered vehicles.
BMW relocates engine production to Steyr
BMW is transferring its production operations for diesel and petrol engines from Munich to Steyr in Upper Austria as well as to Hams Hall in England.
Restarting Growth in Central and Eastern Europe: Drivers and Barriers
Professor Arnold Schuh (Vienna University of Economics and Business) shares his insights on the economic recovery in CEE.
Storyclash: Fresh capital for social media monitoring software
Storyclash succeeded in getting two new investors on board, namely the Upper Austria High Tech Fund and A Round Capital of Munich.
Chimpy power banks now also available in Vienna
The power bank rental service of the Swiss company Chimpy is now also represented in Vienna in addition to Berlin, Hamburg, Paris and Barcelona.
Interxion expands its Austrian facility
The provider of data centre services purchased an additional property in Vienna’s 21st district, near the existing data centre campus.
BMW Group produces e-drive housings in Steyr
The BMW engine plant in Steyr, Upper Austria will manufacture all electric drive housings for the new BMW iX3 in the future.
OnlineDoctor launches operations in Austria
The platform onlinedoctor.at, Europe’s leading provider of teledermatology, recently started operating in Austria.
Corona vaccine with an Austrian contribution
An Austrian company is also making a valuable contribution to the COVID-19 vaccine of BioNTech and Pfizer, the most highly advanced of all vaccines currently being developed.
Reopening of Human Factors Laboratory of Joanneum Research
Joanneum Research opened its newly designed Human Factors Laboratory.
New in Vienna: FOM University for professionals
FOM University of Applied Sciences, one of the leading private universities in Europe, is now also represented in Vienna.
ABA: Business location projects at the 2018 level despite the coronavirus crisis
The business location scorecard of the investment promotion consultancy Austrian Business Agency (ABA) at the end of the third quarter of 2020 confirms the very positive results achieved by Austria as a business location in spite of the coronavirus crisis.
SMS group builds pilot facility in Vienna
The international sms group is currently building the world’s first pilot plant in Vienna to generate synthesis gas (syngas) from sewage sludge for the purpose of environmentally compatible fuel production.
Secop brings world-class research to Styria
The German company Secop GmbH is currently building a central research facility for the International Secop Group in Austria.
Digital health assistant from Austria is globally successful
The medical search engine Symptoma helps users and doctors in the diagnosis of illnesses such as COVID-19.
Takeda further expands its Austrian facility
The pharmaceutical company Takeda headquartered in Japan is investing an amount in the double-digit million Euro range in its Austrian plant in Orth an der Donau, and will launch production of a vector for the CAR-NK cell therapy starting in the year 2022.
People and machines reach the same conclusions
A human research team and a machine learning algorithm have found that we need to rethink much of what we know about iridium oxide.
Tumour patients and healthcare professionals: hardly any antibodies to SARS-CoV-2
As a result of frequent patient contacts, healthcare professionals in hospitals are exposed to a higher than usual risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2.
Tyrolean startup frees gondolas from the coronavirus
An innovative hygiene technology from MCI and the lighting producer PLANLICHT has come to the aid of the tourism industry which has been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.