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LISA - Life Science Austria

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Life Science Austria (LISA)

The national body promoting Austrian life science on the International stage and is the first point of call for all questions relating to it.  

With 917 companies active in biotechnology, pharma or the medical devices business, life sciences are an important and constantly growing part of the Austrian economy. Eleven percent more businesses were located in Austria in 2017 compared to 2014. Together, these companies were responsible for a turnover exceeding 22.4 billion euros in 2017 – about 6.1 percent of the gross domestic product. From 2014, revenues increased quite substantially by 17.2%. The life science companies also employ a large chunk of the Austrian workforce. In 2017, more than 55,000 people earned a living working for an Austrian life science company, which means an increase of 7.4% compared to 2014.

LISA is committed to the development, growth and prosperity of the Austrian life science industries as a leading component of the Austrian economy. On the international front, LISA also works towards Austria itself being a country known worldwide for the excellence of its life science sector. 

Organised through the regional life science clusters, LISA represents companies in the therapeutic, medical technology and diagnostic sectors as well as providers of enabling technologies and related service companies located in the following regions: 

Let us know if you want to hear more or have an interest in speaking to a life science business in Austria at or + 43 1 50175 510 

LISA is run by Austria Wirtschaftsservice GesmbH (aws) on behalf of the Federal Ministery for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW). 

LIFE Science Austria:

Austrian Life Sciences Directory:

Life Science Report Austria

Life Science Directory Austria