Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH (aws) Programm: aws Life Science Austria - LISA
- Other organizations
- Founded in: 2002
- Staff: 250
- Offer: Financing, Economic development agency, Other
- Profile: Austria Wirtschaftsservice (aws) provides financial aid for the formation and location of high-tech companies in Austria on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs, with particular emphasis on the provision of financial aid to technology sectors exhibiting high potential for growth and great innovative strength. Comprised of four pillars—Foster, Finance, Fuel and Advance— Life Science Austria (LISA) provides tailor-made support measures for every stage of development.
- Services: LISA Foster runs an international businessplan competition BOB - Best of biotech (bestofbiotech.at). LISA Finance provides financial support: LISA PreSeed (€ 200,000; preseed.at) and LISA Seedfinancing (€ 800,000; seedfinancing.at). LISA International Marketing promotes Austrian life sciences abroad and LISA Fuel supports companies in obtaining follow-up financing and offers sector-specific lectures. LISA Advance produces sector-specific analyses and statistics to further develop the sector.