The Global Incubator Network (GIN) is Austria's one stop shop for startups, investors and incubators. It connects the Austrian startup ecosystem with international partners interested in the Austrian and European markets respectively. Based on international cooperation agreements, it has a special focus on hotspots in Asia (Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Mainland China). 

As single point of contact GIN offers customized services for international partners and a variety of programs for Austrian and international startups aiming to expand globally. GIN connects investors as well as incubators and accelerators, providing access to selected targets and an international network of key players in innovation and finance. With great expertise in the Austrian startup ecosystem, GIN and its partners offer exciting services tailored to fit your individual needs.

The Global Incubator Network Austria is managed by the public agencies aws and FFG, owned by the Federal Government of Austria, and is based on international bilateral cooperation agreements in the GIN target regions. Both agencies are operating various funding programs supporting Austria’s economy as well as its business and innovation location. 


gin programs 2019

goAsia - for startups based in Austria

goSingapore 2019 - Gateway to South East Asia

goShanghai is a tailor-made acceleration program by the Global Incubator Network Austria. SHanghai is the new silicon Valley

goSingapore is an extended version of goAsia powered by GIN and AußenwirtschaftsCenter Singapur and supports Austrian later-stage startups in their internationalization plans with extensive hands-on experience, customized networking opportunities and unique business connections. 

Call for applications for goSingapore 2019 is CLOSED!

 goAsia Individual - Ready for Asia?

goAsia Individual

goAsia Individual is your door-opener to Asia. GIN connects you with experts and partners of the most innovative startup hubs. Apply now for your individual accelerator program in one of the GIN target countries. 

Apply for goAsia Individual here!

goAustria - for startups internationalizing to Austria

Ready for Austria

goAustria Individual

goAustria Individual supports you with your internationalization process and is your individual door-opener to Austria and Europe. 

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goAustria Fall 2019

Up to 5 high-potential startups will participate in the startup "Summer School" by I.E.C.T. Hermann Hauser in Tyrol and will ocntinue with a mentor-supported week in Vienna.


GIN raised your interest? Contact the GIN program management today:

  • Incubators and accelerators: please submit information on your services (industry segment, resources, infrastructure, mentorship opportunities, networking communities etc.)

  •  Investors: to help us meet your investment needs, please indicate your investment criteria (industry segment, company profile,  business model, growth potential, development stage etc.)

GIN Contact

Carina Margreiter

goAsia +43 1 501 75 259

Carina Margreiter

+43 1 501 75 259

Annamaria Andres

goAustria +43 5 775 513 12

Annamaria Andres

+43 5 775 513 12

Lisa Stöger

goAsia +43 1 501 75 549

Lisa Stöger

+43 1 501 75 549

Jan Arpe

goAustria +43 5 775 513 20

Jan Arpe

+43 5 775 513 20



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Annamaria Andres

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Carina Margreiter

+43 1 501 75 259