CEE Economic Forum Velden 2009 <ul><li>Carinthia as a business location,  </li></ul><ul><li>logistics hub and centre for <...
Carinthia as a business location General statements
North – South meets East – West: A European hub  <ul><li>750 km radius  </li></ul><ul><li>around  </li></ul><ul><li>the re...
Key data about Carinthia and the Alps-Adriatic region <ul><li>Carinthia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Austria‘s southernmost feder...
Areas of strength of the Carinthian economy <ul><li>Electronics and microelectronics </li></ul><ul><li>Information and com...
Area of strength LOGISTICS
Focuses of Carinthia‘s logistics development
AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Overview
AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Facilities <ul><li>Total surface area of approx. 164 ha </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics cen...
AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Location <ul><li>Fürnitz forms a logical hub at the intersection of Corridor X and the ...
AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Location <ul><li>Direct motorway links </li></ul><ul><li>Optimum rail connections  via ...
Area of strength RENEWABLE ENERGY  and  ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
Renewable energy in Carinthia (1)  <ul><li>Up to 42% of Carinthia‘s energy consumption is covered by renewable energy sour...
Renewable energy in Carinthia (2) <ul><li>Carinthian State energy strategy 2015: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction of energy...
Carinthia as an energy hotspot Kötschach-Mauthen Energy self-sufficient prototype community 2 3 Technological leader Biodi...
Innovative  Economic Atmosphere
The figures speak for themselves <ul><li>3 rd  place  in Austria in terms of the R&D quota (2.55%;  Source IV-Kärnten; IHS...
Competence Centres in Carinthia <ul><ul><li>CTR – Carinthian Tech Research – Competence Centre for Intelligent Sensor Tech...
Carinthia as an economic location Benefits, Service
Carinthia offers many benefits   <ul><li>Uniform corporation tax at 25%, as well as attractive tax shields </li></ul><ul><...
Free investor`s service <ul><li>Identification and evaluation of possible locations </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination of appr...
www.madeinkaernten.at Thank you for your attention! Sabrina Schütz-Oberländer Managing Director Tel: +43(0)463/3875-101 [e...
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2009. Sabrina Schütz-Oberländer. Business location Carinthia. CEE-Wirtschaftsforum 2009. Forum Velden.

  1. 2. CEE Economic Forum Velden 2009 <ul><li>Carinthia as a business location, </li></ul><ul><li>logistics hub and centre for </li></ul><ul><li>renewable energy </li></ul><ul><li>Sabrina Schütz-Oberländer </li></ul><ul><li>Entwicklungsagentur Kärnten GmbH </li></ul><ul><li>September 2009 </li></ul>
  2. 3. Carinthia as a business location General statements
  3. 4. North – South meets East – West: A European hub <ul><li>750 km radius </li></ul><ul><li>around </li></ul><ul><li>the regional capital Klagenfurt </li></ul>
  4. 5. Key data about Carinthia and the Alps-Adriatic region <ul><li>Carinthia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Austria‘s southernmost federal state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population: 560,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area: 9,536 km² </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital city: Klagenfurt (Population: 100,000, Greater Klagenfurt: 150,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alps-Adriatic region (Carinthia, Slovenia, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Istria, Kvarner) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Population: 9,000,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area: 62,000 km² </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GDP: 210 bn Euro </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Areas of strength of the Carinthian economy <ul><li>Electronics and microelectronics </li></ul><ul><li>Information and communication technology </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Machine and plant construction </li></ul><ul><li>Metal working and processing </li></ul><ul><li>Renewable energy and environmental technology </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Wood and paper </li></ul>
  6. 7. Area of strength LOGISTICS
  7. 8. Focuses of Carinthia‘s logistics development
  8. 9. AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Overview
  9. 10. AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Facilities <ul><li>Total surface area of approx. 164 ha </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics centre currently home to 36 companies, 16 of which are logistics providers </li></ul><ul><li>Austrian Federal Railways Combi Cargo Terminal is in the planning stages </li></ul>
  10. 11. AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Location <ul><li>Fürnitz forms a logical hub at the intersection of Corridor X and the Pontebbana axis </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient site location bordering three countries at the intersection of the Tauern and Baltic-Adriatic axis (A10/A2) </li></ul>
  11. 12. AlpLOG logistics site in Fürnitz - Location <ul><li>Direct motorway links </li></ul><ul><li>Optimum rail connections via direct link to Austrian Federal Railways shunting yard </li></ul><ul><li>Close proximity to Klagenfurt Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Optimum links to Adriatic ports including Trieste, Koper, Rijeka </li></ul>
  12. 13. Area of strength RENEWABLE ENERGY and ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
  13. 14. Renewable energy in Carinthia (1) <ul><li>Up to 42% of Carinthia‘s energy consumption is covered by renewable energy sources (Austria 23%, Europe 6%, worldwide 3%). Source: Energiereferat Kärnten </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5,000 employees in over 130 companies produce a yearly turnover of approximately 1.3 billion Euros in Carinthia. Source: Leistungskatalog Erneuerbare Energie Kärnten </li></ul>
  14. 15. Renewable energy in Carinthia (2) <ul><li>Carinthian State energy strategy 2015: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction of energy consumption by 20% for buildings which existed in 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase of municipal and local heating by 50% compared with 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitting every third building with a solar thermal system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing reforestation from the current rate of 60% to 80% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing energy generated by hydropower by +7% </li></ul></ul>Source: Kärntner Landesenergiekonzept 2007-2015; Oct. 2006
  15. 16. Carinthia as an energy hotspot Kötschach-Mauthen Energy self-sufficient prototype community 2 3 Technological leader Biodiesel Global market leader Solar collectors One of the largest Biogas plants in the Alps-Adriatic region European market leader Biomass-Giant boiler 1 4 5 6 High market penetration Hydroelectric power stations R3C Competence Centre Renewable energy
  16. 17. Innovative Economic Atmosphere
  17. 18. The figures speak for themselves <ul><li>3 rd place in Austria in terms of the R&D quota (2.55%; Source IV-Kärnten; IHS Konjunkturreport, FTI-Strategie Kärnten/2020 ) </li></ul><ul><li>The research quota has increased by over a quarter since 2002 – the best rate in Austria! ( Source IV-Kärnten ) </li></ul><ul><li>Carinthia is among the Top 30 EU regions in Europe in terms of R&D ( FTI-Strategie Kärnten/2020 ) </li></ul>
  18. 19. Competence Centres in Carinthia <ul><ul><li>CTR – Carinthian Tech Research – Competence Centre for Intelligent Sensor Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KAI – Competence Centre for Automobile and Industrial Electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>W3C – Wood Carinthian Competence Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lakeside Labs – Platform for Information and Communication Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R3C (at planning stage) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Carinthia as an economic location Benefits, Service
  20. 21. Carinthia offers many benefits <ul><li>Uniform corporation tax at 25%, as well as attractive tax shields </li></ul><ul><li>Attractive funding environment </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical location: Hub between markets in the North and South/East and West </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient industrial and business properties in magnificent locations, excellent infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative economic atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Top training, as well as the availability of qualified specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Favourable salary : productivity ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding quality of life </li></ul>
  21. 22. Free investor`s service <ul><li>Identification and evaluation of possible locations </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination of approval and permit processes </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions to public authorities, subsidy institutions, banks and other partners </li></ul><ul><li>Support with human resources issues (including recruitment) </li></ul><ul><li>Professional support following successful start-up/expansion </li></ul>
  22. 23. www.madeinkaernten.at Thank you for your attention! Sabrina Schütz-Oberländer Managing Director Tel: +43(0)463/3875-101 [email_address]

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