Austria/Styria has a very high level of economic and political stability and a traditionally excellent global image. The country was ranked 3rd among the world’s 10 safest countries, defeated only by Iceland and Denmark. 1,000 leading global managers give Austria, and its south-eastern province, top security marks... more
From the highest peak, the Dachstein glacier, to the rolling hills of the Southern wine country: Styria is associated with versatile and pristine nature – no wonder it has been referred to as The Green Heart of Austria and Europe. Large forests provide clean air, whereas remote alpine regions still remain unspoiled... more
City of Graz
UNESCO world cultural heritage, City of Human Rights, UNESCO City of Design, European Capital of Culture – only a few catch phrases to characterize the Styrian capital. "You might not expect to find such a cultivated metropolis two hours down the road from Vienna, but Graz has a palpable joie de vivre", writes the New York Times... more
The Steirische Wirtschaftsfoerderung SFG is wholly owned by the province of Styria in Austria. As the regional business promotion agency, the role of the SFG is to grow and consolidate the Styrian economy. We strive to attract new business to the region with a view to encouraging industrial expansion. Supporting both new and existing companies we also act as a link to Styrian technology and innovation centres as well as to networks and clusters.