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. 


Start your internationalization to Asia enabled by GIN in collaboration with AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA and AC Tokio!

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Apply now until Aug 21st, 2019 for the crossborder scalerator 

Apply now until Aug 27th, 2019 & join the free tour by Plug and Play China

gin programs 2019

goAsia - for startups based in Austria

goTokyo 2019 - Explore the Tech Hub with GIN!

goTokyo is a tailor-made acceleration program by the Global Incubator Network Austria. Tokyo is world's tech nation with a focus on robotics, electronics, lates IoT innovation

goTokyo is a 2-week program organized by GIN in cooperation with AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA and supports Austrian later-stage startups in their internationalization plans with extensive hands-on experience, customized networking opportunities and unique business connections. Explore the world's tech nation Japan and experience latest IoT innovation. 

Call for applications for goTokyo 2019 is OPEN!

Application Deadline: September 22, 2019 

 goAsia Individual - Ready for Asia?

goAsia Individual

goAsia Individual is your individual door-opener to Asia. Benefit from a tailor-made acceleration program in one of the GIN target countries and accelerate your business through individual mentoring and coaching as well as unique business connections. GIN connects you with experts and partners of the most innovative startup hubs.

 All info about goAsia Individual can be found here!

If you want to apply for a goAsia Individual ticket, please contact the GIN program management 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

Annamaria Andres

+43 57755 1312

Carina Margreiter

+43 1 501 75 259

Jan Arpe

+43 5 775 513 20