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Upper Austria is among the most dynamic economic regions in the heart of Europe. As the leading state in terms of exports, technology and industry within Austria, Upper Austria offers perfect conditions which are required by companies in international competition: firstclass infrastructure, skilled personnel, an innovative environment and highest quality of life.
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Economic and research policy
One of the most important aims of the strategic eco – nomic and research policy of the state of Upper Aus – tria is to develop Upper Austria as a leading produc – tion location through technology leadership. Since the 1990s, Upper Austria has thus put forward stra – tegic programmes. The current strategic economic and research programme “Innovative Upper Austria 2020” is being implemented from 2014 to 2020 and is defined by four core strategies (location develop – ment, industrial market leadership, internationalisation and future technologies) and five fields of activity focusing on
• Industrial Production Processes
• Health / Ageing Society
• Food / Nutrition and
• Mobility / Logistics.
These fields of activity are directed towards the technological core competences with critical mass in Upper Austria as well as the competitiveness and innovation orientation of the companies. Within these fields of activity, the comprehensive approach in technology policy is followed in the form of vertical orientation along the education-research-economy innovation chain.
Excellently skilled personnel
The motivated and excellently skilled workforce from Upper Austria is a decisive success factor of the companies operating in Upper Austria. The basis is a modern and diverse educational and vocational landscape that is oriented towards the needs of the economy. Upper Austria is leading in dual education (vocational training) and thus provides the skilled personnel for companies. Profound academic education in technology and sciences, economic and social sciences, law and medicine is offered by the Johannes Kepler University Linz – especially by the new LIT (Linz Institute of Technology) – but also by the Med Campus together with the Kepler University Hospital.
The University of Arts Linz actively deals with the intersection of design and art. Through high-quality university courses and postgraduate study programmes, Upper Austria’s successful universities of Applied Sciences in Linz, Wels, Steyr and Hagenberg procure the know-how that companies need. Any company or skilled workforce who wants to locate to Upper Austria is not only warmly welcome but will also be professionally accompanied. “Welcome2Upper Austria” is the competence centre of the agency Business Upper Austria and takes care that companies, international skilled personnel and their families feel home in Upper Austria from the beginning. Here individual support, advice and service on all issues concerning an ideal professional and private start in Upper Austria are available.