Vienna Business Agency

Vienna Business Agency supports local and international companies in all phases of their business development, providing advice on all corporate issues and helping expats get up and running in Vienna. We offer funding, support services, advice, business premises, offices, networking. We support R&I in different fields of technology. Key priorities: smart city, startup ecosystem, sustainable and digital technologies, smart production, creative industries, life sciences.

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Vienna Business Agency

S3 Strategy

The "VIENNA 2030" strategy defines 6 thematic areas which build on the existing strengths of the location. By 2030, the following thematic areas will be developed into internationally competitive and highly visible areas of leadership:

- Smart solutions for life in the 21st-century city,

- Vienna as a metropolis of health,

- Digitalisation,

- Smart production in the big city,

- place of international encounter,

- Vienna - a metropolis of culture and creativity.

Latest Updates

  • By Susanne Strohm

Vienna Startup Package 2023

The Vienna startup package supports selected international startups, who want to develop their business idea in Vienna. Vienna Business Agency invites applications to the package until 24 February 2023.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Vienna Startup Package 2021: Call for start-ups

Vienna Business Agency invites 20 promising start-ups to join Vienna’s ecosystem for one month in the frame of an open call for international Startups – “Vienna Startup Package 2021”.

  • By Hilary Webb

Leuven announced as European Capital of Innovation 2020

Leuven has been announced as the winner of the European Capital of Innovation 2020. The city will receive €1,000,000 for its excellent innovation concepts, processes and governence models.

  • By Hilary Webb

Finalists announced for European Capital of Innovation

Twelve cities have made it into the final round to become the European Capital of Innovation 2020.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha


Initiated by the Vienna Business Agency, ViennaUP´21 digital brings together all relevant stakeholders – both international and from the local scene – and covers pioneering topics in the field of innovation, creativity and technology in a series of online events. Don´t miss the unique opportunity of networking with an international audience of startups, investors, companies and talents.

  • By Susanne Strohm


ViennaUP is a decentralised community-driven festival in the heart of Europe, shining a light on what the future of technology holds. Together with our contributing partners, we are building a unique interconnected experience for startups, investors, tech enthusiasts, creatives and visionaries.