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Pioneers co-founder Tschas heads new Austrian Digitalization Agency (DIA)

Andreas Tschas © Andreas Tschas

The new DIA Director Andreas Tschas founded the successful startup festival Pioneers and was recently worked for the Viennese company TTTech, which specialized in systems for self-driving cars.  In his capacity as the new head of DIA, Tschas will build up a central Austrian platform for implementing important digitalization measures. The new agency will operate in the five fields of “Digital Infrastructure”, “Economy”, “Education and Society”, “Research”, “Development and Innovation” and “Data Protection and Data Economy”. The Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs along with the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology will finance the Austrian Digitalization Agency.

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