ABA – About us
ABA – Invest in Austria, the national investment promotion company, is the first point of contact for foreign companies aiming to establish their own business in Austria. We are owned and operated by the Republic of Austria, and report directly to the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs.
The services provided by ABA – Invest in Austria are free of charge. We provide professional consulting services to firms interested in setting up business operations in Austria, focusing on all issues relevant to selecting an appropriate location. In addition, we provide detailed information about Austria as a business location, and proactively approach potential investors. Our “Location Austria“ team promotes Austria as an optimal hub for international film productions, offering advisory services on selecting suitable film locations: www.locationaustria.at
A staff of around 30 employees working out of the companys headquarters in Vienna handles projects from Europe, USA, Canada and Asia.
Facts & Figures
In 2017, ABA – Invest in Austria provided professional consulting services to 344 international companies setting up business operations in Austria, accounting for a total investment volume of EUR 723,85 million. 2,672 new jobs were created as a result of these investments. On balance, ABA – Invest in Austria has concluded projects attracting total investments of EUR 9.17 billion, creating 57,710 jobs, since its founding in the year 1982.
As an employer, ABA – Invest in Austria attaches particular importance to offering committed employees a pleasant and maximally flexible working environment and to create opportunities for them to ensure the compatibility of family and career.
In 2015, ABA – Invest in Austria was named a “family-friendly company” by the Federal Ministry of Families and Youth.