Founders

You want to start a business in the alpine-urban heart of Europe? Start up in Innsbruck now, establish a business or build a network!

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Innsbruck is an economic center of Europe. If you are not yet convinced, learn more about Innsbruck as a business location. If you are ready to gain an entrepreneurial foothold in Innsbruck, this page will tell you what first steps you need to take, what advice centers and subsidies are available, and where you can network.

First steps

You want to become self-employed in Innsbruck, start a business or are planning to hand over a business? Then you will find all relevant information at the start-up service of the Chamber of Commerce. Here you will find a test to determine whether you are suitable to be an entrepreneur and information on business plans, business registration, social security, taxes, financing and subsidies.

You can also find support from the City of Innsbruck, the Chamber of Commerce, the Business Location Agency, the Federation of Austrian Industry and the Chamber of Labor. The Republic of Austria and the Province of Tyrol also offer financial assistance, bonuses, grants and support with official procedures.

Support and counseling centers

Innsbruck offers a tightly woven network of counseling and support institutions, including:

Job premium

The city of Innsbruck offers the job premium of the city of Innsbruck as a promotion of business enterprises.

Location search & company settlement

If you want to locate or expand your business in Innsbruck, Service Unit Economy and tourism - Business location and commercial real estate.. is at your side to advise you. The staff of the department are your contact persons between politics, administration and economy and are in constant exchange with entrepreneurs. Just call and make an appointment.

First ways to the office

Registering a business

You have successfully mastered the first steps of setting up a business and are ready to start doing business? Then you still need to register your business in the city of Innsbruck before you start working.

Permit operating facilities

If you are operating commercially, you may also need a business facility permit, which must be approved by the City of Innsbruck.

Start-up network

The start-up service of the Chamber of Commerce and the Standortagentur Tirol maintain an extensive network for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Tourism Association

The tourism association of Innsbruck and its vacation villages is responsible for the further development of tourism in the Innsbruck region and for providing information to guests. If your company is in the tourism sector, you will also find contact persons here

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Last updated 03.12.2022