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Investments| Lakeside Science & Technology Park is growing

Investments| Lakeside Science & Technology Park is growing

The innovation campus of business, research and education is Carinthia's success model and a European showcase project More

12/06/2018

The innovation campus of business, research and education is Carinthia's success model and a European showcase project More

The Business Location Carinthia presented itself to INFINEON suppliers

The Business Location Carinthia presented itself to INFINEON suppliers

INFINEON Austria held a supplier day on Friday, 9 November, to inform their suppliers about the 1.6 billion euro expansion of their Villach site. BABEG took this opportunity to present Carinthia as business location to the 250 participants. More

11/26/2018

INFINEON Austria held a supplier day on Friday, 9 November, to inform their suppliers about the 1.6 billion euro expansion of their Villach site. BABEG took this opportunity to present Carinthia as business location to the 250 participants. More

Review | Carinthia as country for R&D @ Laibach | Slovenia

Review | Carinthia as country for R&D @ Laibach | Slovenia

BABEG together with the Austrian Business Agency and the Initiative "Forschungsplatz Österreich" and the business newspaper FINANCIA from Slovenia held a business come-together on Thursday, 22 October, to present the activities of Carinthia in terms of research and innovation. More

11/22/2018

BABEG together with the Austrian Business Agency and the Initiative "Forschungsplatz Österreich" and the business newspaper FINANCIA from Slovenia held a business come-together on Thursday, 22 October, to present the activities of Carinthia in terms of research and innovation. More

Review | Open Day @ Treviso | Italy

Review | Open Day @ Treviso | Italy

BABEG and the Austrian Business Agency held a Consultation and Open Day at the Maggior Consiglio Hotel in Treviso/Italy on Thursday, 22 November. More

11/22/2018

BABEG and the Austrian Business Agency held a Consultation and Open Day at the Maggior Consiglio Hotel in Treviso/Italy on Thursday, 22 November. More

Review | Business Location Carinthia @ Düsseldorf/Germany

Review | Business Location Carinthia @ Düsseldorf/Germany

The Austrian trade delegation organised a very special come-together in Dusseldorf on Tuesday, 30 October to mark the Austrian National Day that is celebrated on October 26th. "Best of Austria – Music meets R&D" was the motto for the presentation of Austria/Carinthia as a business location at the... More

10/30/2018

The Austrian trade delegation organised a very special come-together in Dusseldorf on Tuesday, 30 October to mark the Austrian National Day that is celebrated on October 26th. "Best of Austria – Music meets R&D" was the motto for the presentation of Austria/Carinthia as a business location at the... More

smartindustry-carinthia.at – the online quick-check for production operations

smartindustry-carinthia.at – the online quick-check for production operations

The Online DMA, the free service tool for Carinthian production operations was presented at the concluding event of the KWF-LEP "Digitalisation" project on Monday, 29 October 2018. The Online Digital Maturity Assessment Tool – Online DMA in brief – offers a free quick-check for testing the digital... More

10/29/2018

The Online DMA, the free service tool for Carinthian production operations was presented at the concluding event of the KWF-LEP "Digitalisation" project on Monday, 29 October 2018. The Online Digital Maturity Assessment Tool – Online DMA in brief – offers a free quick-check for testing the digital... More

Investments | international distinction for Lakeside Park

Investments | international distinction for Lakeside Park

Our colleagues from Lakeside Science & Technology Park were recently honoured with a very special award: the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation acknowledged the commitment of EduLabs with third place in its international ranking. A big kudos and congratulations! More

10/25/2018

Our colleagues from Lakeside Science & Technology Park were recently honoured with a very special award: the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation acknowledged the commitment of EduLabs with third place in its international ranking. A big kudos and congratulations! More

Review | Italian lawyers at business fact-finding session on Carinthia

Review | Italian lawyers at business fact-finding session on Carinthia

Lawyers took part in an accredited further training session on business in Carinthia organised by the Law Society of Rovigo on 11 October More

10/11/2018

Lawyers took part in an accredited further training session on business in Carinthia organised by the Law Society of Rovigo on 11 October More

Review | First BABEG consultation session for entrepreneurs from Slovenia

Review | First BABEG consultation session for entrepreneurs from Slovenia

On Tuesday, 3 October, BABEG held the first consultation session for Slovene entrepreneurs together with ABA and DDr. Jaklitsch & Mag. Picej tax consultancy. Carinthia is a very interesting location for Slovene entrepreneurs, not only as a direct neighbour of Slovenia, but also because of its role... More

10/03/2018

On Tuesday, 3 October, BABEG held the first consultation session for Slovene entrepreneurs together with ABA and DDr. Jaklitsch & Mag. Picej tax consultancy. Carinthia is a very interesting location for Slovene entrepreneurs, not only as a direct neighbour of Slovenia, but also because of its role... More

Review | Carinthia presents itself in Germany as a place of research

Review | Carinthia presents itself in Germany as a place of research

The Austrian Business Agency (ABA) organised an event in the framework of its initiative "Forschungsplatz Österreich" under the motto "Österreich. Raum für Ideen" in Stuttgart on 25 September. More

09/25/2018

The Austrian Business Agency (ABA) organised an event in the framework of its initiative "Forschungsplatz Österreich" under the motto "Österreich. Raum für Ideen" in Stuttgart on 25 September. More

Investments | Kick-off for Silicon Austria Labs

Investments | Kick-off for Silicon Austria Labs

The Austrian federal government, the Association of the Austrian Electrical and Electronics Industry, the federal provinces of Carinthia, Styria and Upper Austria are all working together to establish a unique research association for electronic based systems (EBS) for the long term strengthening... More

08/16/2018

The Austrian federal government, the Association of the Austrian Electrical and Electronics Industry, the federal provinces of Carinthia, Styria and Upper Austria are all working together to establish a unique research association for electronic based systems (EBS) for the long term strengthening... More

Investments | Building phase 5 launched at Lakeside Park

Investments | Building phase 5 launched at Lakeside Park

The ground-breaking ceremony that kicks off the fifth building phase at Lakeside Science & Technology Park in Klagenfurt will pave the way for more space for research and development of JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Alpen-Adria University and business enterprises. Latest generation drones and robots will... More

07/23/2018

The ground-breaking ceremony that kicks off the fifth building phase at Lakeside Science & Technology Park in Klagenfurt will pave the way for more space for research and development of JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Alpen-Adria University and business enterprises. Latest generation drones and robots will... More

Global market leader Dynatrace opens development site in Klagenfurt

Global market leader Dynatrace opens development site in Klagenfurt

Carinthia becomes a hotspot for talented programmers More

03/01/2018

Carinthia becomes a hotspot for talented programmers More

2017: Carinthia is an attractive location for international investors

2017: Carinthia is an attractive location for international investors

32 foreign companies set up business operations in Carinthia in 2017. Over 200 new jobs will be created with their investment in Austria’s southern province in the next few years. More

02/22/2018

32 foreign companies set up business operations in Carinthia in 2017. Over 200 new jobs will be created with their investment in Austria’s southern province in the next few years. More

Klagenfurt: Joanneum to research new mobility and space concepts in the future

Klagenfurt: Joanneum to research new mobility and space concepts in the future

The Centre for Energy Research – the LIFE Centre for Climate, Energy and Society at the Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft - currently employs around 30 researchers. From March 2018, there will be an expert group from LIFE based at the Lakeside Science & Technology Park in Klagenfurt. More

02/14/2018

The Centre for Energy Research – the LIFE Centre for Climate, Energy and Society at the Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft - currently employs around 30 researchers. From March 2018, there will be an expert group from LIFE based at the Lakeside Science & Technology Park in Klagenfurt. More

BABEG Venture Fonds: 12.2 million euros for future-oriented projects

BABEG Venture Fonds: 12.2 million euros for future-oriented projects

The BABEG Venture Fonds is a pot of public funds which is used to invest in promising local companies to provide start-up support and help with product development or market entry. More

02/12/2018

The BABEG Venture Fonds is a pot of public funds which is used to invest in promising local companies to provide start-up support and help with product development or market entry. More

New endowment professorship for Klagenfurt: Industry 4.0: adaptive and networked production systems

New endowment professorship for Klagenfurt: Industry 4.0: adaptive and networked production systems

The Alpen Adria University in Klagenfurt and Graz University of Technology are the first two Austrian universities to have established the future topic of Industry 4.0 as part of a professorship, operating at the interface between artificial intelligence, operations research and production... More

01/16/2018

The Alpen Adria University in Klagenfurt and Graz University of Technology are the first two Austrian universities to have established the future topic of Industry 4.0 as part of a professorship, operating at the interface between artificial intelligence, operations research and production... More

Austria raises tax break on research to 14%

Austria raises tax break on research to 14%

In line with the agreement in the 2017/18 government programme, the Austrian parliament resolved to increase the tax break on research by an additional 2% with effect from 1 January 2018. More

07/18/2017

In line with the agreement in the 2017/18 government programme, the Austrian parliament resolved to increase the tax break on research by an additional 2% with effect from 1 January 2018. More

Global demand for power electronics from Carinthia

Global demand for power electronics from Carinthia

Infineon Technologies Austria is investing significantly in the expansion of its research and development. 860 new jobs are being created in the medium-term – 350 in Villach, 290 in Graz and 220 in Linz. More

12/06/2017

Infineon Austria präsentiert Jahresbilanz 2017

Infineon Technologies Austria is investing significantly in the expansion of its research and development. 860 new jobs are being created in the medium-term – 350 in Villach, 290 in Graz and 220 in Linz. More

After-thought: the business location of Carinthia introduces itself in Ljubljana

After-thought: the business location of Carinthia introduces itself in Ljubljana

What can Austria or Carinthia offer Slovenian companies? What are the latest developments in the field of research and development? Are Austria or Carinthia suitable locations for the internationalisation of Slovenian companies? The BABEG and its partners answered these and other questions as part... More

12/04/2017

Business Location Carinthia in Ljubljana

What can Austria or Carinthia offer Slovenian companies? What are the latest developments in the field of research and development? Are Austria or Carinthia suitable locations for the internationalisation of Slovenian companies? The BABEG and its partners answered these and other questions as part... More

Carinthian start-up awarded Phönix Austrian Start-up Prize for 2017

Carinthian start-up awarded Phönix Austrian Start-up Prize for 2017

The Phönix Start-up Prize was awarded by the Austrian Ministry for Finance and Science on November 29, 2017 in Vienna. Financially successful start-ups, spin-offs and prototypes were rewarded in five different categories. More

12/01/2017

Gruenderpreis Phoenix 2017

The Phönix Start-up Prize was awarded by the Austrian Ministry for Finance and Science on November 29, 2017 in Vienna. Financially successful start-ups, spin-offs and prototypes were rewarded in five different categories. More

State of Carinthia Prize for Innovation and Research – the 2017 prize winners

State of Carinthia Prize for Innovation and Research – the 2017 prize winners

Synaptos KG, THI Total Healthcare Innovation GmbH, Schwing GmbH and EWP Infra GmbH picked up the sought-after prize More

11/24/2017

Synaptos KG, THI Total Healthcare Innovation GmbH, Schwing GmbH and EWP Infra GmbH picked up the sought-after prize More

Foreign companies account for 50% of R&D expenditures

Foreign companies account for 50% of R&D expenditures

Foreign companies are increasingly relying on Austria as a research and industrial nation. Companies in Austria with a foreign parent company account for a hefty 51% of all corporate research expenditures More

11/23/2017

Foreign companies are increasingly relying on Austria as a research and industrial nation. Companies in Austria with a foreign parent company account for a hefty 51% of all corporate research expenditures More

‘5G Playground Carinthia’ – Carinthia to become first test region for 5G in Austria

‘5G Playground Carinthia’ – Carinthia to become first test region for 5G in Austria

Vienna, 27.09.2017 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and State of Carinthia are together setting up the first 5G test region in Austria. The new universal mobile telecommunications system is significantly faster and higher performing than the current LTE generation. More

09/27/2017

Vienna, 27.09.2017 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and State of Carinthia are together setting up the first 5G test region in Austria. The new universal mobile telecommunications system is significantly faster and higher performing than the current LTE generation. More

Carinthian company Symvaro is Austria’s start-up of the year 2017

Carinthian company Symvaro is Austria’s start-up of the year 2017

The smart city company cleaned up in two categories at the Central European Start-up Awards in Vienna and was named Austria’s ‘Start-up of the Year 2017’. More

09/26/2017

Symvaro österreichisches Start-Up 2017

The smart city company cleaned up in two categories at the Central European Start-up Awards in Vienna and was named Austria’s ‘Start-up of the Year 2017’. More

After-thought: Austria for beginners! Opportunities for expanding your business in Carinthia.

After-thought: Austria for beginners! Opportunities for expanding your business in Carinthia.

On 13 September 2017, the Carinthian Business Development Agency BABEG and ABA-Invest invited guests to their location presentation on ‘Austria and Carinthia for Beginners’. Slovenian companies interested in pursuing internationalisation were able to learn more about the advantages of Austria as a... More

09/26/2017

Standortpräsentation Kärnten in Celje

On 13 September 2017, the Carinthian Business Development Agency BABEG and ABA-Invest invited guests to their location presentation on ‘Austria and Carinthia for Beginners’. Slovenian companies interested in pursuing internationalisation were able to learn more about the advantages of Austria as a... More

Carinthia’s research quota rises to over 3% for the first time

Carinthia’s research quota rises to over 3% for the first time

Thanks to research-intensive companies in the state, Carinthia’s research quota has increased from 2.86 to 3.15%. As such, Carinthia has exceeded the EU target. More

08/16/2017

Thanks to research-intensive companies in the state, Carinthia’s research quota has increased from 2.86 to 3.15%. As such, Carinthia has exceeded the EU target. More

Silicon Austria: Austria secures world-class research center for microelectronics

Silicon Austria: Austria secures world-class research center for microelectronics

Over the next five years, Austria will be investing 280 million euros. The sites will be based in Villach, Linz and Graz. More

07/24/2017

Silicon Austria Mikroelektronik Made in Austria

Over the next five years, Austria will be investing 280 million euros. The sites will be based in Villach, Linz and Graz. More

Carinthian Tech Research: 20 years of top quality research in sensor technology and micro-systems

Carinthian Tech Research: 20 years of top quality research in sensor technology and micro-systems

The CTR Carinthian Tech Research center has a successful 20 year history. Celebrations were held with the customers, partners, owners and employees at the High Tech Campus Villach. More

07/06/2017

20 Jahre Carinthian Tech Research

The CTR Carinthian Tech Research center has a successful 20 year history. Celebrations were held with the customers, partners, owners and employees at the High Tech Campus Villach. More

‘Educational Lab’ makes Lakeside Park a role model education campus

‘Educational Lab’ makes Lakeside Park a role model education campus

Klagenfurt, May 31, 2017 – Focus on youth development in the natural sciences & technology - the new ‘Educational Lab’ at Carinthia’s Lakeside Science & Technology Park, officially opened on May 31, 2017 in the presence of Infrastructure Minister Jörg Leichtfried and state governor Peter Kaiser, is... More

05/31/2017

Eröffnung des Educational Lab im Lakeside Park Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt, May 31, 2017 – Focus on youth development in the natural sciences & technology - the new ‘Educational Lab’ at Carinthia’s Lakeside Science & Technology Park, officially opened on May 31, 2017 in the presence of Infrastructure Minister Jörg Leichtfried and state governor Peter Kaiser, is... More

Research cooperation with CTR receives Science2Business Award 2017

Research cooperation with CTR receives Science2Business Award 2017

The ‘SensoFood – Smart Sensors für Healthy Cooking’ research project by Philips Austria Klagenfurt, CTR Carinthian Tech Research and partners, the Medical University of Innsbruck and University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU) gained certificate of recognition for the best... More

05/16/2017

Forschungskooperation erhäkt sciencetobusiness award 2017

The ‘SensoFood – Smart Sensors für Healthy Cooking’ research project by Philips Austria Klagenfurt, CTR Carinthian Tech Research and partners, the Medical University of Innsbruck and University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU) gained certificate of recognition for the best... More

Italian teleshopping firm ‘DMC Shop’ opens in Klagenfurt

Italian teleshopping firm ‘DMC Shop’ opens in Klagenfurt

On May 16, 2017, the DMC Shop business from San Marino opened its new site in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee. The Austrian, German and Swiss markets will be handled from Klagenfurt in the future. More

05/16/2017

DMC Shop eroeffnet neuen Standort in Klagenfurt

On May 16, 2017, the DMC Shop business from San Marino opened its new site in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee. The Austrian, German and Swiss markets will be handled from Klagenfurt in the future. More

Robotics team from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences becomes European Champion at the RoboCup German Open 2017

Robotics team from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences becomes European Champion at the RoboCup German Open 2017

The RoboCup German Open took place at the Messe Magdeburg from May 5 to 7, 2017. The robotics team from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences took first place in the overall rankings of the ‘Rescue Robot League’ discipline with their TRUDI rescue robot, beating teams from Hungary, France,... More

05/11/2017

Rootik-Team der FH Kärnten gewinnt RoboCup German Open 2017

The RoboCup German Open took place at the Messe Magdeburg from May 5 to 7, 2017. The robotics team from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences took first place in the overall rankings of the ‘Rescue Robot League’ discipline with their TRUDI rescue robot, beating teams from Hungary, France,... More

Supermarket home delivery made 10% more efficient

Supermarket home delivery made 10% more efficient

A team of mathematicians from the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt have increased the efficiency of delivery routes for a global retail brand in England by 10%. This represents a cost reduction of several million euros each year for the company. More

05/10/2017

Team der AAU macht Versandhandel effizienter (c)Waschnig

A team of mathematicians from the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt have increased the efficiency of delivery routes for a global retail brand in England by 10%. This represents a cost reduction of several million euros each year for the company. More

Carinthia@Munich: business location presented by BABEG

Carinthia@Munich: business location presented by BABEG

May 8, 2017, Munich – The BABEG, together with ABA-Invest in Austria, invited German entrepreneurs with an interest in internationalisation to the Austrian Consulate General in Munich. More

05/08/2017

BABEG präsentiert Wirtschaftsstandort Kärnten

May 8, 2017, Munich – The BABEG, together with ABA-Invest in Austria, invited German entrepreneurs with an interest in internationalisation to the Austrian Consulate General in Munich. More

BABEG presents the location of Carinthia in Padua|Italy

BABEG presents the location of Carinthia in Padua|Italy

On April 27, 2017, the BABEG invited Italian entrepreneurs from the Padua region to engage in a business dialogue about Carinthia and Austria as a location. More

04/28/2017

Business Location Carinzia

On April 27, 2017, the BABEG invited Italian entrepreneurs from the Padua region to engage in a business dialogue about Carinthia and Austria as a location. More

Silicon Alps Cluster opened in Villach

Silicon Alps Cluster opened in Villach

Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, March 2017 – The ‘Silicon Alps’ microelectronics cluster which was launched last year in Styria and Carinthia is now up and running. The head office in Villach recently had its official opening. Carinthia will become a role model region in the microelectronics industry. More

03/01/2017

Eröffnung Silicon Alps Cluster Villach

Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, March 2017 – The ‘Silicon Alps’ microelectronics cluster which was launched last year in Styria and Carinthia is now up and running. The head office in Villach recently had its official opening. Carinthia will become a role model region in the microelectronics industry. More

Slovenian-owned OGK Zäune starts production in Carinthia

Slovenian-owned OGK Zäune starts production in Carinthia

With a grand opening, the company launched the production of fencing systems in the IGP Intercommunal Industrial and Commercial Park in Völkermarkt. Since laying the first foundation stone in 2014, the company has invested approx. € 1.5 million. A production facility with adjoining storage, sale and... More

02/22/2017

Eröffnung OGK Zäune Völkermarkt

With a grand opening, the company launched the production of fencing systems in the IGP Intercommunal Industrial and Commercial Park in Völkermarkt. Since laying the first foundation stone in 2014, the company has invested approx. € 1.5 million. A production facility with adjoining storage, sale and... More

Carinthia Further Expands the Villach Research Hub for Microelectronics

Carinthia Further Expands the Villach Research Hub for Microelectronics

Carinthian Tech Research (CTR) invests 4.5 million Euro in a clean room for research into microsensors and system integration. The Province of Carinthia is supporting this investment in high-tech equipment. More

01/25/2017

CTR Reinraumforschung

Carinthian Tech Research (CTR) invests 4.5 million Euro in a clean room for research into microsensors and system integration. The Province of Carinthia is supporting this investment in high-tech equipment. More

2016: Carinthia Continues to Attract New Companies

2016: Carinthia Continues to Attract New Companies

Klagenfurt, 11th January 2017 – In 2016, 27 foreign companies settled in Carinthia with the help of the BABEG Carinthian Agency for Investment Promotion and Public Shareholding and the Austrian Business Agency, ABA-Invest in Austria. These investments will create approximately 160 new jobs over the... More

01/11/2017