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Spotlight on: 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 982 companies active in biotechnology, pharma or the medical devices business, life sciences are an important and constantly growing part of the Austrian economy. Seven percent more businesses were located in Austria in 2020 compared to 2017. These companies were responsible for a turnover of 25.1 billion euros. From 2017, revenues increased substantially by 12.1%. The life science companies also em-

ploy a large chunk of the Austrian workforce. In 2020, more than 60,000 people earned a living working for an Austrian life science company, which means an increase of 8.9% compared to 2017.

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). 

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LISAvienna is a joint life science platform operated by Austria Wirtschaftsservice and the Vienna Business Agency. On behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs and the City of Vienna, it contributes to the advancement of life sciences in Vienna. LISAvienna supports innovative biotech, pharmaceutical and medical technology companies in Vienna that develop and market new products, services and processes. The platform links these companies with development partners and key customers. As a central knowledge carrier, LISAvienna provides input for decisions to advance the life sciences in Vienna and contributes to positioning the city of Vienna as one of the leading European innovation centers.


For more than 18 years we provide biotech and medical device start-ups in Vienna with free services. Read on to learn more about how we contribute to advancing the largest life sciences center in Austria. We look forward to your requests for support.

Information & Consulting: Tips and contacts relating to sponsorship, private financing options, infrastructure in Vienna, development partners, leading customers and internationalization

Networking & Matching: Contacts for an improved exchange of experiences and knowledge transfer as well as contacts to development partners, leading customers and investors worldwide

Expertise: Analyses, background information, reports and studies relating to life sciences in Vienna

Marketing: Electronic and printed news items from the field of life sciences in Vienna

We will be pleased to answer any questions you may have about our services or about life sciences in Vienna. LISAvienna 

Walcherstrasse 11A
1020 Vienna
T +43 1 501 75 358


We are pleased to present the fourth Vienna Life Science Report. We have been summarizing key facts about Vienna’s thriving life science community and also providing a directory since 2010. This report will show you that not only is Vienna Austria’s most important life science hot spot, it is also highly rated by global players. The report includes a wealth of up-to-date facts, figures and interesting examples.


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