KEY SECTORS VIENNA REGION.
Vienna. Lower Austria. Burgenland.
The VIENNA REGION has set sail for high-tech! In Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland special emphasis is being put on the life sciences, information and communication technologies, renewable energy, environmental science, green building, microsystems technology, nanotechnology, mechatronics, mobility, transportation and logistics as well as on creative industries.
Creativity is a serious business in the VIENNA REGION. In Vienna alone, over 60,000 people work in the creative industries. This is one reason why the generation of innovative ideas and efforts in the disciplines of art, fashion, design, music, multimedia, graphic arts, architecture and literature is to be avidly fostered and promoted.
In the Vienna Region 9,100 national and international ICT companies are responsible for approximately two-thirds of the total turnover of the ICT sector in Austria.
The VIENNA REGION - Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland - is one of the top locations for life sciences in Europe. In addition to 14,000 employees in 25 universities and R&D institutions, an additional 21,000 people are employed in Vienna alone by 600 companies active in these fields. Key biotechnology segments include medical biotechnology, in particular cancer research and immunology.