Magdas is a boutique hotel and social enterprise, providing employment and housing for young refugees alongside open minded guests.
The Bürgerforum Vorarlberg mobile app is enabling citizens to flag community problems that need addressing by sending photos and text direct to the council.
The company’s Power Sleep app harnesses the computational power of the devices to crunch cancer research data at a time when they’re otherwise not in use.
Pet-Remote aims to make communication less frustrating for both humans and their dogs, with a collar that vibrates to let the animals know what their owner wants.
The temporary BIOMAT restaurant in Austria has enabled diners to exchange their biodegradable waste for a meal.
Story Running is a series of exercise-length short stories designed to add an imaginative element to trips round the park and inspire joggers to keep going.
Design firm Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann has replaced the traditional label on bottles of Stiegl beer with a free public transportation ticket in an effort to curb drink driving.
mySugr makes it more fun for diabetics to monitor and treat their condition by treating it as a virtual monster that reacts to their actions.
Tagtool is an iPad app that allows users to create digital graffiti and then project it on any surface, wall or building.
Lernstift is a pen that vibrates every time the user makes a spelling, grammar or legibility mistake.
Green Rabbit is encouraging consumers in Austria to purchase a Living Christmas Tree that can be picked up and replanted after the season is over.
The DeerDeter system uses strobe lights and sound to keep deer off the road while vehicles pass.
Located in Vienna, the Urbanauts project has converted a street loft into a hotel room, where the usual amenities are outsourced to the local community.
Projekt Ingeborg has seen 70 stickers placed in public locations such as bus stops, containing QR codes and NFC technology that enable citizens to download e-books.
The Bergmönch is a mountain bike that can be worn as a backpack for the uphill climb, but can be unfolded for a two-wheeled ride back down.
Watch2Pay devices include prepaid MasterCard PayPass technology to let consumers pay for purchases with a swipe of their watch anywhere PayPass is accepted.
Carina and Tanja are co-founders of Nectar & Pulse, a personalized travel guide creation service already harboring plans to encompass an additional 9 cities.
Nectar & Pulse is a new Austrian firm that creates personal city guides by helping travelers zero in on the suggestions of locals with similar preferences.
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