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Caused a stir at the Verbund X Accelerator: Start-up Swimsol from Vienna

Innovation platform Verbund X Accelerator

Islands for Austria

300 start-ups have applied to the Verbund X Accelerator innovation platform to fine-tune energy and infrastructure solutions - six promising projects have now been selected.
The UN Global Compact aims to make corporate sustainability more measurable and visible.

UN Global Compact

More ambition asked

New strategy of the UN Global Compact: Companies should make their progress in corporate responsibility more measurable - and there will be more offers tailored to SMEs.
The RecycleMich initiative is supported by 35 beverage brands.

"RecycleMich" initiative

Incentive to collect

The Austrian initiative RecycleMich is testing a digital incentive system to increase the collection rate for one-way beverage packaging.
The export price of the Chamber of Commerce

Austrian export award

New export champions

For the 26th time, the export award was given to domestic companies that have made particular contributions to export and internationalization in recent years.

Interview

Sustainability in the hotel industry: local impact, global power

Issue 90 - spring 2021
corporAID: Is sustainability still a niche in the hotel industry or is it already mainstream? Wolfgang M. Neumann: There is definitely a strong trend towards more sustainability in ...

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Expertise from Austria for projects in developing countries

Issues 2021
In cooperation with the World Bank and Co, Austrian consultants are active in all corners of the world. Find current projects here.

Economic Partnerships

Window for innovation

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The Austrian Development Agency advances the private sector in developing countries with business partnerships. The funding instrument was used for years to support Austrian companies in particular in poor markets. Now they also want to test new things, as an Africa project by Ashoka Austria shows.

African companies: emerging brands

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
South Africa, 1987: Two friends meet for lunch in a simple pub in the south of Johannesburg. They order chicken. And the taste is completely ...

Climate protection: on the way to climate neutrality

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
Exactly five years ago, on December 12, 2015, history was made at the climate conference in Paris: Almost all countries in the world came to an agreement ...

Vietnam: Economy Spotlight

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Low numbers of corona infections, an up-and-coming economy, beneficiaries of various crises: Vietnam is on a very promising path and, thanks to a new free trade agreement with the EU, also offers enormous opportunities for Austrian companies.

Economic Partnerships

Can hear!

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
The Tyrolean hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL Medical Electronics supports institutions in Bangladesh and the Ivory Coast in developing a wide range of products in the field of hearing health. The Austrian Development Agency is funding the project.

3 conversation

From the Africa summit to the new partnership

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Werner H. Bittner, Umdasch Group Ventures, Martin Engelberg, ÖVP member of the National Council, and Arnold Schuh, WU Vienna, will discuss perspectives of increased economic cooperation with Africa, the potential contribution of local companies and the need to catch up in terms of communication and coordination.

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