Austrian Business Agency GmbH of Wien at MEDICA 2018 in Düsseldorf -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Austrian Business Agency GmbH

Opernring 3, 1010 Wien
Austria
Telephone +43 1 588580
Fax +43 1 5868659
office@aba.gv.at

This company is co-exhibitor of
ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Wirtschaftskammer Österreich

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MEDICA 2018 hall map (Hall 17): stand C20

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MEDICA 2018 fairground map: Hall 17

Our range of products

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  • 06  Information and Communication Technology
  • 06.07  Communication systems
  • 06.07.05  Other communcation systems

Our products

Product category: Other communcation systems

New robotic system for more precise neurosurgery

The Tyrolean medical engineering company iSYS Medizintechnik has introduced a new type of robotic system for minimally invasive surgery, which is designed to increase the precision of such operations on the brain and reduce time needed for such surgery.

The miniature robots should be launched on the marketplace by the end of 2018, take up very little room compared to previous systems and can be very easily used by the respective surgeon. The acquisition costs for broad-based use in the clinical routine should be considerably lower than the price of large, conventional surgical robots.

On balance, the development time for the system lasted close to fifteen years. The basic system is conceived as a platform and has already been certified in Europe and the USA. iSYS has concluded a joint venture with Medtronic, the largest American medical engineering company, and is also part of the Austrian Center for Medical Innovation and Technology (ACMIT) based in Wiener Neustadt. All in all, ACMIT will carry out research projects valued at EUR 18.7 million in the period 2017—2021.

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About us

Company details

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 company’s 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.

Family-Friendly Company
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.

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