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Discover Vienna: Smart City | May 6 – 10 | Vienna

The Vienna Business Agency offers international start-ups a one-week program taking place from May 6th – May 10th providing insights into the Viennese Smart City Ecosystem and help to explore business opportunities in Vienna.  In addition, participants will have the opportunity to participate at pioneers 2019, the ultimate meeting point for bold, pioneering entrepreneurs to look into the future and beyond.

In short

What?             Smart City start-up group program
Where?           Vienna
When?           May 6th th – May 10th 2019
For Whom?     Startups from all over the world
Application?   Until March 26th 2019

Who is it for?

This program targets start-ups delivering innovative human-centered products and solutions following a resource-conserving approach that improve the quality of life in a city. We are looking for startups, including, but not strictly limited to following areas

·         Smart and Sustainable Mobility

·         Urban Logistics

·         Mobility as a Service & Sharing

·         Social Inclusion & Collaborative Society

·         Active & Assisted Living

·         Artificial Intelligence

·         Blockchain

·         Internet of Things

·         Public Space & Urban Planning

What’s in for you?

¬      Networking & site visits – Get access and connect with smart city key players

¬      Expert workshops – Gain knowledge of the ecosystem’s establishment conditions, incentives, tax and legislation

¬      Info session on funding opportunities

¬      Dedicated support from the team of the Vienna Business Agency

Pioneers 2019

The ultimate meeting point for 2500 bold, pioneering entrepreneurs to look into the future and beyond. A global community of selected startups, executives and investors join forces under the roof of the 500-year-old Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna to inspire, empower and create platforms where innovation can thrive and result in profitable new business relationships.

What we offer

Within the Start Alliance Program the Vienna Business Agency promotes the following expenses for one beneficiary per company/start-up with a percentage of 50% up to a maximum amount of EUR 2.500,–

¬      Travel expenses

¬      Festival tickets

¬      Expenses for accommodation up to a maximum of 14 days

¬      Desk in a co-working space up to a maximum of 14 days

Conditions of participation

This event is designed for start-ups with an interest in the Viennese start-up ecosystem that are not older than 5 years, are beyond the idea/prototype stage and have already successfully launched in their domestic market.

The program could be of great value, if your start-up is interested in:

¬      Exploring business opportunities in the smart city sector

¬      Expanding into the Austrian market

¬      Looking for international partners

¬      Seeking to raise capital internationally

¬      Recruiting international teams


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