OSTA accompanies BMDW and Austrian companies to Shanghai

Deepening the collaboration with Chinese start-ups and authorities

Photo: Dr. Stefan Riegler and Ms. Lihong Huang

12 September 2019 – A delegation of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs and Austrian companies visited Shanghai from 11-13 November 2019. Mr. Florian Frauscher, Director General of Economic Affairs, Innovation and Internationalization Department, was head of the delegation and attended meetings with Shanghai Municipal Government and various Chinese innovative companies.

Mr. Stefan Riegler, Deputy Director General, Mr. Philipp Agathonos, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Austrian Embassy, and Ms. Carina Margreiter, Program manager of Global incubator network Austria (GIN), led a part of the delegation to the start-up scene of Shanghai. Fruitful meetings and experience exchanges with Shanghai Technology Innovation Center, Chinacclerator and IJK Capital took place during the whole day. All sides expressed their strong willingness facilitating further collaborations.

A part of the delegation also visited the Sino-Austrian Eco Park in Nantong and discussed about concrete project realizations in the near future with Nantong Municipal officials.