Discover Lower Austria's high-tech and logistic hubs
Lower Austria has many strengths,
including aerospace, biotechnology and green logistics.
Aerospace Center Wiener Neustadt
Clear location advantage. With world market leaders from the aerospace industry, specialists, R&D and perfect infrastructure.
Biotech centre in Tulln
The place in Tulln for plant and soil research. And the location of one of the world’s most-cited researchers.
Green Logistics Ennshafen and Krems
Sustainable and cost-efficient transportation by barge. The Danube ports of Lower Austria make it possible.
Take off towards success
Aerospace Center in Wiener Neustadt
Do you have us on the radar?
Lower Austria is a fertile ground for companies in the aerospace industry. The Aerospace Center Wiener Neustadt is fast becoming one of the most exciting hot spots in the sector. Infrastructure, expertise and quality of life are among the many factors that give us our significant competitive advantage.
Benefit from a strong industry location
From the innovative start-up that equips rockets with its propulsion technology for renowned manufacturers to the world market leader for luxurious interior fittings for private jets. They all benefit from the concentrated expertise at the Aerospace Center in Wiener Neustadt. Resident research and educational institutions round out the “total package” to create a perfect symbiosis. For joint projects.
Up in the air
Benefit from the potential of an aerospace centre in the middle of Europe. Two airports at the location itself, an international airport (VIE) and the proximity to Vienna. That opens up all kinds of opportunities! Thanks to independent location management, you will be actively introduced to the aerospace environment. Here you will feel welcome right from the start. An overview in numbers.
students and schoolchildren at
three educational institutes
€ 308 million
of open space for
that creates momentum.
Benefit from the diversity of the aerospace industry in Wiener Neustadt. From research and development to numerous suppliers and OEMs. Collaboration is a given here. An excellent environment for optimal development.
Your employees of tomorrow.
Each year, young specialists complete their training right here. You benefit from a growing pool of highly trained potential employees. In close proximity to the Aerospace Center are two secondary technical schools: the HTL Wiener Neustadt and the HTL für Flugtechnik in Eisenstadt, which also offers mechatronics and IT. Training and education at university level, that’s what the FH Wiener Neustadt – the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt – offers with its Aerospace Engineering programme.
The companies on site have the opportunity to cooperate with these educational institutions, often resulting in their participation in shared projects while still studying. A great opportunity to get to know potential employees and determine the focus of their
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Crop protection pioneers
Biotech centre Tulln
Welcome to Tulln. A city with a research centre for bio-based technology. The focus here: food and feed safety, bio-based process technologies and agro-biotechnology. With 1000 jobs, the Tulln Biotech Centre is a global player in these fields.
Innovative applications of micro-organisms to control plant diseases. Or: secondary metabolites that are bioactive and environmentally friendly. As a company at the Tulln Technopole, you too benefit from the know-how in plant and soil research. How does that sound?
Where do some of the
most-cited researchers work?
Unique synergies ensure a one-of-a-kind ecosystem. Companies, some of which are world market leaders in their niche, paired with EU-wide recognised research and educational institutions, make the Tulln Technopole a “fertile ground” and a starting point for global cooperation with internationally active companies.
Unique know-how in plant and soil research.
Business and research location Tulln
Tulln is synonymous with state-of-the-art developments in agricultural products and global leaders in this sector like Agrana have chosen to locate here. In addition to acting as a business and research focus for biotechnology, Tulln is also known as the garden capital of Austria and frequently hosts international ecological horticultural trade fairs.
Benefit from Tulln’s central location in Lower Austria, the largest province of the Republic of Austria. Tulln has both the federal capital Vienna (40 km) and the high-growth markets of Eastern Europe in the immediate vicinity. Infrastructural advantages – such as the high-performance railway line with a direct connection to Vienna Airport (VIE) – make Tulln a dynamic centre and hub in the CEE region.
A strong combination. For healthy plant growth.
Unique synergies. Networked, holistic research. Specialisation in micro-organisms and soil protection. A strong combination that makes the Tulln Technopole one of the leading biotechnology locations in Europe and opens up new potential for you in crop protection.
The site offers strong expertise in: bacterial endophytes, mycotoxins, bioactive metabolites, bioanalysis & chemical analysis, plant pathogenic soil fungi, plant pathogenic nematodes, plant pathogenic nematodes, mycorrhizal fungi and soil health. Get in touch with key players. Think outside the box. Benefit from the active networking of all companies at the location. Create new impulses and competitive advantages.
Experts are at home here.
Tap into the pool of talent at Tulln Technopole. Prominent universities, including the Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien), the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Vetmeduni Wien) and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU Wien), have established institutes and competence centres at Tulln Technopole, home to the next generation of business and science experts.
Perfectly coordinated. Science, business and education make the Technopole Tulln a top centre for know-how internationally. Worldwide collaborations with leading research institutions and international high-tech companies are established here.
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“There is hardly any other location in the world
in which the symbiosis of teaching, theoretical and
applied research has been so impressively achieved as it has at Tulln Technopole.”
Univ. -Prof. Dr. Rudolf Krska, Deputy Head, Department for Agrobiotechnology IFA-Tulln, Member of the Senate of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)
Your gateway to inland shipping
The Danube ports Ennshafen and Krems
Does your logistics move large quantities or heavy goods?
Then a location in Lower Austria is just right for you. At our Danube ports, you can tap the full potential of green logistics and have access to the full range of trimodal transport solutions. Use the advantages of green logistics and actively integrate the waterway into your transportation.
Full power through Trimodality
»In Krems we are a port operator, freight forwarder and a barge company and move 1.3 million tons between ships, trains and trucks annually.«
Gerhard Gussmagg, Managing Director of Rhenus Donauhafen Krems
Environmentally friendly, affordable and secure
Transport by barge offers a multitude of economic advantages. Goods that are less time-sensitive – such as bulk goods, building materials or fi nished products – can be brought to their destination in enormous quantities, at low prices and with low climate-relevant emissions.
Danube port of Krems. International and multimodal.
With its location, the Danube port of Krems is almost exactly in the middle of the 3,500 km Rhine-Main-Danube waterway. This means that you can reach the industrial centres of Western and Eastern Europe easily, inexpensively and, above all, in an environmentally friendly way.
A plot of land with 36,600 m² is currently available as a lease for your project. The direct location at the Danube port offers connections to the harbour basin, the train, the container terminal and the major road and rail network.
Ennshafen. Ennshafen. A port location with many competitive advantages.
Ennshafen is conveniently located in one of the most dynamic economic areas in Austria.
In addition to a 5-hectare harbour basin, Ennshafen offers you the best possible connection to the western railway and motorway. A major transshipment point with inexpensive access to European economic centres in the immediate vicinity. Your part in the Ennshafen success story? A space of approx. 110,000 m² for companies involved in water transport, which can be divided into units of 2,000 m² and up, depending on your project. The plots are right on the water, are already fully developed and the basic infrastructure will be added according to your project.
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On course for growth
»Our oilseeds are delivered by barge and taken to the VFI oil mill in Ennshafen by the shortest possible route.
Combined with highly motivated and innovative employees on site, the decision to invest further at the location was easy.“«
Florian Rauch, Geschäftsführer VFI GmbH
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You want to expand to Austria or are considering an existing business expansion in Lower Austria? At the same time, does your logistics move large quantities or particularly heavy goods?
Last year the Lower Austrian research company FOTEC received a 2.0 million project from ESA to improve satellite ion propulsion systems.
The master’s degree in “Aerospace Engineering” takes place at the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt – unique in Austria!