Vienna has so much more to offer as a home for international companies. With a growing population that crossed the 2 million mark in 2023, Vienna is home to the United Nations, is a recognized player in the international startup scene, and a growing destination for international business.
In 2022 alone, 237 foreign companies settled in Vienna, and nearly 10,000 new companies were founded. Vienna rightly prides itself on the density of innovators and gamechangers – since 2020, three scientists who conducted research in Viennese institutions have been awarded Nobel Prizes for their work: Emmanuelle Charpentier (Chemistry), Anton Zeilinger (Physics) and Ferenc Krausz (Physics).
Smart, green, talented and future-oriented: Vienna is a great place for companies who are ready to take the next step on their European journey. What exactly makes it so great for business? The reasons are myriad, but here are ten to get you started: