Regional Development

WISTO aims at strengthening the competitive advantage of Vorarlberg. Therefore the organisation sets specific activites in this field. 

Service Overview (Extract)

  • National and international communication of the business location
  • Development and allocation of information material about Vorarlberg
  • Analysis of relevant location factors through surveys
  • Initiation of projects increasing the quality of the business location
  • Development and expansion of regional research structures
  • Initiation of networks to force future trends
  • Assistance by conception of regional development strategies

Examples for activities set in the frame of location development:

  • Chancenland Vorarlberg is an initiative that communicates Vorarlbergs attractive career chances to professionals in order to support companies in terms of recruiting
  • designforum Vorarlberg is an initiative that forms a plattform to connect the local creative industries with industries
  • Lange Nacht der Forschung is an event that communicates the excellence of Vorarlbergs research institutions and enthuses children and teens for tops of technology and sciences
  • Vierländerregion Bodensee is an international brand of the region in order to strenghten the awareness
  • Several series of events, such as Innovation(night, 5 Wege - 5 Einblicke, Technologie Update, etc.


Contact Katharina Linhart for more information about the region of Vorarlberg and WISTOs activities. 

Contact person

Katharina Linhart
Marketing and Communications

+43 5572 55252 17

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