Start-ups

Softwarepark Hagenberg is the perfect location for young, innovative companies that want to grow fast. In addition to the option to expand office space, it is above all the excellent network in research, education and business which makes the software park an superb breeding ground for innovative ideas. On the one hand this network is essential for successful, everyday cooperation and on the other hand, for rapidly increasing your level of recognition national and international level.

Young entrepreneurs who have been self-employed for a maximum of 6 years are provided a stable financial base by means of an attractive rent subsidy model. For office space with a total size of a maximum of 50 m², these start-up companies receive a grant of

  • First year: EUR 3.60/m²
  • Second year: EUR 2.80/m²
  • Third year: EUR 2.00/m²

If you rent a workstation and a maximum of 3 workstations in the co-working space, start-up companies will receive a grant of

  • First year: EUR 50/workspace
  • Second year: EUR 40/workspace
  • Third year: EUR 30/workspace

This grant scheme offered by the state of Upper Austria is capped annually; grants are awarded by the order in which the applications were submitted, within the given time limit.

  • Modern, versatile office units with underground parking and outdoor parking spaces
  • Co-working spaces
  • Top address with excellent development opportunities
  • Attractive working environment for founders and young entrepreneurs
  • Powerful data connection
  • Data backup and server housing on request
  • The Hagenberger research institutions are world renowned in several areas
  • Softwarepark Hagenberg is a shining example of a successful technology park in Austria.
  • The software park is integrated in the Upper Austrian cluster network of Business Upper Austria
  • Direct access to research institutes, training facilities and business enterprises for joint projects and developments
  • Wide spectrum of ICT know-how through our Smart Synergy
  • Opportunity to found consortia for national and European development and funding programs
  • Office service centre, including telephone service, post service and more if required
  • Seminar and meeting rooms equipped with the latest IT infrastructure
  • Management of client queries and coordination of bidding syndicates
  • Coordinated, joint marketing & PR activities