The Science Park Graz is publically funded institution with the purpose of supporting and promoting new foundations of innovative, technology-orientated business in Graz and Styria. The Science Park Graz provides a wide-ranging offer both to start-up founders as well as to experienced managers wishing to share their knowledge with start-up teams. Furthermore, investors also have the opportunity to benefit from our growth-oriented companies and their innovative products and services.
Backed up by a network of experts, the Park team supports university graduates from all fields (pre- and postgraduates as well as research assistants) by providing professional counselling & coaching, infrastructure and financing during the pre-start-up period.
The Park mentoring programme bundles the expertise incorporated by all Styrian university institutions as well as by successful entrepreneurs in order to equip innovative start-up founders with valuable practical experience along the way to their own companies.
he Science Park Graz is part of AplusB, the Austrian incubator network that bridges the gap between research areas (Academia) and the economic context (Business). All eight AplusB incubators aim to increase the success rate of start-up projects and further the development of innovative and technology-oriented start-ups in the academic field. The AplusB network acts for the AplusB start-ups as advocacy and support those targeted at growth, financing and internationalization.
- Incubation and mentoring programme for business development
- Cooperation with Styrian university insititions
- Member of AplusB network
Offer for startups:
- Consulting and coaching
- Financing (interests free loans)
- Modern office workspace
- Research infrastructure and laboratories
- Networking and mentoring
More info about organisation activities:
- Science Park Graz Mentoring Programme
- Financing programmes
- Science Park Graz Idea Competition
“Creating bright businesses. Since 2002 it is our passion to bring entrepreneurial spirit into the academic landscape of Graz. Our main target is to support startups (esp. spin-offs from our universities) from the very beginning of their activities. As an incubator we foster technology transfer from research into businesses.” - Sonja Buchegger