Austria, partner country of CFK-Valley Stade Convention 2017, is home of innovation leaders along the entire lightweight technology value chain. Austrian companies and R&D institutions are well-known for excellence in process and materials development, customized engineering of manufacturing technology as well as development and production of components and systems for automotive, aerospace and other industries.

Apart from composite technology the Austrian high-tech sector offers profound know-how in a wide range of materials like plastics, light metal, steel and textile, combining their strengths into potent multi-material systems. The official Austrian trade promotion organization Advantage Austria, the Austrian advanced lightweight technology platform A2LT and the Economic Chamber of Upper Austria will join forces to represent Austria at the CFK-Valley Stade Convention Austrian where innovation leaders from Austria will be speaking at the conference as well as showcasing their products and services at the exhibition.

Advantage Austria

Advantage Austria, with its about 110 offices in over 70 countries, provides a broad range of intelligence and business development services for both Austrian companies and their international business partners. Around 800 employees and 35 consultants around the world can assist you in locating Austrian suppliers and business partners. We organize about 1,200 events every year to bring business contacts together. Other services provided by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA offices range from introductions to Austrian companies looking for importers, distributors or agents to providing in-depth information on Austria as a business location and assistance in entering the Austrian market.

Austrian Advanced Lightweight Technology Platform "A2LT"

Die A2LT bündelt die Kompetenzen der österreichischen Unternehmen und Forschungseinrichtungen im Themenbereich Leichtbau. Branchen- und werkstoffunabhängig werden durch Kooperationen Innovationen geschaffen, die das Potential der einzelnen Mitglieder übersteigen.

Economic Chamber of Upper Austria

The Austrian Economic Chambers represent more than 450,000 member companies. As the voice of Austrian business, we are committed to forward-looking policies which benefit the economy e.g. tax relief, cutting red tape, subsidies. The Economic Chambers are modern service providers and offer fast expert advice on topics from labour laws to customs information. Through our educational facilities – WIFI, universities of applied sciences – we contribute to improving the competitive ability of domestic companies.