With their expertise and infrastructure, digital innovation hubs led by Universities of Applied Sciences support Austrian SMEs in digitization. They offer a wide range of services in the information, training and digital innovation modules for the benefit of the target group.
The Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW) and the National Foundation Research | Technology | Development support the establishment of national Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH). A digital innovation hub is a non-commercially active competence network that supports SMEs in their digitization efforts. Six DIHs are funded in two pilot calls: