Dates: May 11-17, 2020 | Register here
Prices: Entry costs apply to some events, while others require registration but entry is free
Location: Vienna, Austria


Due to the unpredictable development of the situation in Europe caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we regret to inform you that we are obliged to reschedule the first edition of ViennaUP. We are looking forward welcoming you to the most authentic startup experience in Central Europe, probably in May 2021!

ViennaUP’20 is one remarkable week with 80+ exciting and inspiring events for startups, corporates, investors and talent – the opportunity to connect internationally and explore the Viennese startup scene.

ViennaUP’20 will promote and celebrate Vienna as a bold and ambitious startup hub in the heart of Europe! Make valuable new contacts, discover new opportunities and join up with the Viennese startup community and major international players to realise your potential!

Get involved in one of the most diverse and fastest-growing startup scenes in Central Europe

Vienna UP’20 gathers over 50 partners from the international community and the local startup scene, each bringing their own drive and flair to ViennaUP’20 and showcasing the city’s innovative potential to an international audience.

There will be more than 80 events right across Vienna, from conferences and networking meet-ups to workshops, trade fairs and talks. A great deal of the events is free of charge!

Join more than 20,000 attendees who are looking for opportunities to connect, collaborate and grow!

A strong focus on booming industries and trending topics

  • Health Tech & Life Sciences

Vienna has outstanding biotech, pharma, medical devices and digital health community and is at the forefront of the transformation of this sector.

  • Social Entrepreneurship

Vienna is headquarters to the world´s largest network focused on social entrepreneurship – Impact Hub. ViennaUP’20 showcases the whole power of the scene in CEE region.

  • Smart City & Clean Tech

Vienna ranks first in the 2019 Smart City Strategy Index (Roland Berger) and invests in finding contemporary and effective responses towards climate change and the drastic shortage of natural resources.

  • Creative Industries

Creative Days Vienna on the 13th & 14th May 2020 gathers creative minds from around the world for two days of events.

  • Smart Manufacturing

Approximately 8,500 companies in production sectors are located in Vienna and employ more than 140,000 people. In total, the producing companies are responsible for 13.7 billion Euros of wealth creation in Vienna.

  • Blockchain, Big Data & AI

“ViennaUP’20 will be a major boost for the startup city Vienna and takes it to the forefront of the European startup hubs. Globally speaking, we have gained considerable momentum in recent years and are determined to maintain this pace. I invite everyone to see for themselves. ViennaUP 20 is an excellent opportunity!” – Peter Hanke, Executive City Councillor of Finance, Business, Digital Innovation and International Affairs in Vienna.

Interested in attending the Vienna UP’20? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.

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