LISAvienna - Connecting Life Sciences

LISAvienna is the cluster platform for life sciences in Vienna, which was set up at the interface of Austria Wirtschaftsservice and the Vienna Business Agency. On behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour and Economy and the City of Vienna, it contributes to the further development of the industry. LISAvienna supports innovative companies in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical products and digital health that develop new products, services and processes in Vienna and bring them to market internationally. The platform connects these companies with development partners and lead customers. As a thought leader, LISAvienna provides a basis for decision-making to strengthen the life sciences in Vienna and helps to position Vienna as one of Europe's leading innovation centers.

LISAvienna in numbers

22 Years
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Source: LISAvienna (Data: 2002-2023)

The LISAvienna team

The Managing Directors Johannes Sarx (aws) and Philipp Hainzl (Vienna Business Agency) manage the platform. The core team of LISAvienna includes:

The highest-ranking body of LISAvienna is the supervisory board (ARGE Rat), in which both LISAvienna partners are represented. The ARGE Rat makes decisions regarding the further development of the consortium. Tanja Spennlingwimmer is a member of this committee as a representative of Austria Wirtschaftsservice, while the Vienna Business Agency is represented by Eva Czernohorszky.

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Our network

LISAvienna’s network includes a growing number of innovative companies and research institutions from Vienna, especially those focusing on biotech, pharmaceuticals, the bioeconomy, medical devices and digital health solutions. Enter the network by arranging an individual consulting meeting with the LISAvienna team and by attending our events – no formal membership is required.

Of course, we also collaborate with business associations and academic societies in the life sciences. Because of its special owner structure, LISAvienna is also closely connected with funding bodies and investors.