Environmental Clusters in Austria

Green Tech Cluster Styria

The Green Tech Valley is located in and around Graz, Styria and is home to 200 companies and research institutions working and researching in the area of green technologies and innovations as part of the Green Tech Cluster. With 20 global technology leaders the region of Styria provides the world’s highest concentration in the areas of bioenergy, solar energy, waste and resource management & green buildings within the radius of an hour’s drive.

This is the global hotspot for advanced energy and environmental technologies and proven growth through innovation. Businesses in the Green Tech Valley are growing almost twice as rapidly as world markets and have created more than 1,000 jobs per year since establishment of the cluster in 2005. This innovative capacity has consistently placed the Green Tech Valley as the worldwide No. 1 green tech cluster.

Cleantech-Cluster

Upper Austria is also considered to be a strong “green” business location. There some 250 environmental technology companies bundle their know-how in the fields of wastewater treatment, waste management, recycling, resource and energy efficiency, soil, air and noise. This is for the benefit of innovative Austrian-based SMEs whose international competitiveness is enhanced by the cluster.

 

Please find more information on Environmental Technologies in Austria here.