Economic Sectors and Industries

The Austrian Institute for SME Research continuously monitors the economic development for numerous economic sectors and industries and has comprehensive databases at its disposal. In addition, in-depth studies are prepared on specific issues and analyses are offered at the level of sectors, regions and company sizes.

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Selected industries and sectors

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Konjunkturbericht Gewerbe und Handwerk Österreich – 3. Quartal 2018 (Business Cycle Data: Crafts and Trades)

The Austrian Institute for SME Research has been monitoring the Austrian crafts and trades sector on a quarterly basis since 1981.

Completed
2018/12
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KMU 4.0 (SME 4.0)

The aim of the project is to develop an informed knowledge basis with regard to digitisation for all ACR member institutes.

Expected Completion
2020
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Zahlen, Daten, Fakten (AI – Facts and Figures)

Collection of figures, data and facts on artificial intelligence in Austria as a basis for decisions on the further development of the corresponding FTI programme portfolio.

Expected Completion
2019
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Kreativwirtschaftspolitisches Datenblatt (Data sheet on creative industries)

The Data Sheet on Creative Industries provides the most recent data on the Austrian creative industries each year.

Expected Completion
2018
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Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung auf die Ausbildungs- und Qualifizierungsangebote des AMS Niederösterreich (Impacts of digitalisation on the training and qualification opportunities of the Public Employment Service in Lower Austria)

Analysis of the effects of digitalisation and industry 4.0 on the economy of Lower Austria.

Expected Completion
2018
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Das österreichische Lebensmittelgewerbe 2018 (The Austrian Food Industry 2018)

This analysis shows annual facts and figures on the situation and development in the food industry.

Completed
2018/10
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Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der österreichischen Unternehmen – Globalisierung und Digitalisierung als Herausforderung für österreichische Unternehmen, insbesondere KMU (Competitiveness of Austrian SMEs – globalisation and digitalisation as a challenge for Austrian enterprises, especially SMEs)

This study aims for the identification of relevant framework conditions that hamper the competitiveness of Austria’s companies against the backdrop of the impacts created by the technological and socioeconomic megatrend digitization.

Completed
2018/09
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Kreativwirtschaft und Internationalisierung (Creative industries and internationalisation)

Study on the extent of internationalisation of the Austrian creative industries on the basis of meaningful key figures and an analysis of the potential and obstacles of the creative industry in relation to different dimensions of internationalisation.

Completed
2018/09
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Strukturanalyse im stationären Einzelhandel 2018 (Structural Analysis of Retail 2018)

The structural analysis carried out annually since 2003 on behalf of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber - Retail Division shows a weakening of the structural change in the stationary retail sector in Austria for the analysis year 2017.

Completed
2018/07
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E-Commerce-Studie Österreich 2018 (E-Commerce-Survey Austria 2018)

This report shows an increasing number of consumers as well as increasing consumer spendings in e-commerce and mail-order business

Completed
2018/06
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UBIT Radar (Management consulting, accounting and information technology survey)

Since 2009, the "UBIT" survey describes the situation and development in the field of management consulting, accounting and information technology.

Completed
2018/06
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Improving Economic and Policy Knowledge in the Field of Sport-related Industries with particular Focus on the Sporting Goods Sector

This study aims to improve the economic and policy knowledge of sport-related industries, especially in the sporting goods sector.

Completed
2018/05
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Konjunkturbericht Information und Consulting 2018 (Business Cycle Report Information and Consulting 2018)

The business cycle report 2018 shows the economic development of the companies of the division Information and Consulting for 2017 and the outlook for 2018.

Completed
2018/05
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Internet-Einzelhandel 2018 (Online Retailing 2018)

More and more consumers buy via the Internet and the number of online shops from Austrian retailers is constantly increasing.

Completed
2018/04
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Konjunkturentwicklung im Einzelhandel 2017 (Business cycle development in retail trade 2017)

Results of the business cycle survey in retail trade 2017.

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www.handelsrechner.at (trade calculator)

The trade calculator is a free online tool for Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in trade, that allows companies to anonymously analyze their own annual financial statements simply and clearly and compare it with industry averages for SMEs.

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Branchenmonitor (Industry Monitor)

The Industry Monitor provides a quarterly basis for assessing the economic development of almost 60 sectors and enables an assessment of future trends.

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Der österreichische Handel – Daten-Fakten-Analysen (The Austrian Trade – Facts, Figures, Analysis)

The publication “The Austrian Trade – Facts, Figures, Analyses” provides the most recent and comprehensive data on trade in Austria.

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Austrian Entrepreneurial Index – Retail trade 2017

The Austrian Entrepreneurial Index (AEI) combines different aspects of self-employment and measures the satisfaction of entrepreneurs.

Completed
2018/02
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Wiener Kreativwirtschaftsbericht 2017 (Report on Creative Industries Vienna 2017)

In the Vienna Creative Industries Report 2017, the economic development of the creative industries and their significance for the Vienna are presented in a time comparison as well as regarding the differences to other Austrian regions.

Completed
2017/12
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IKT Standort Wien II (ICT location Vienna)

This study aims to develop an up-to-date inventory of the ICT sector in Vienna and to identify opportunities to advance the region to an “innovation leader”.

Completed
2017/12
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Situation, Entwicklung und Zukunftsaussichten des österreichischen Gewerbe und Handwerks (Situation, development and perspectives of the Austrian crafts and trades sector)

This project develops scenarios and models regarding the perspectives of the Austrian trades and crafts sector and recommendations for stakeholders deriving economic and social policies.

Completed
2017/11
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7. Österreichischer Kreativwirtschaftsbericht (7th Report on Austrian Creative Industries)

The 7th Austrian report on creative industries presents the economic development of creative industries and the importance of this sector for the Austrian economy.

Completed
2017/04
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Wettbewerbsfähigkeit des österreichischen Tourismus (Competitiveness of the Austrian tourism)

Apart from the positive development of overnight stays the study focusses on the sustainable competitiveness of hotels and tourism in general.

Completed
2017/03
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Branchenstudie Baunebengewerbe 2017 (Industry analysis of construction-related trade 2017)

This survey comprises the quarterly presentation of the economic and business cycle situation and the development of ten industries from the Austrian construction-related trade.

Completed
2017/02
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Finanzierungsstruktur und Ertragslage der Betriebe der Sparte Information und Consulting (Financing Structure and Income Situation in Information and Consulting)

This analysis of the financing structure and income situation is based on about 8,000 balance sheets an 3,500 income statements of companies from the information and consulting sector.

Completed
2016/10
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Bürokratiebelastung im niederösterreichischen Gewerbe und Handwerk (Administrative burdens for crafts and trades in Lower Austria)

This study aims at the identification and quantification of administrative burdens.

Completed
2016/08
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Competitiveness of Cultural and Creative Industries for Growth and Jobs

This study focusses on the analysis of the competitiveness and economic relevance of the European cultural and creative industries (CCI).

Completed
2016/07
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IKT-Kompetenz im Fokus der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik (ICT-competences in the context of active labour market policy)

In this study PIAAC-data concerning ICT-competences are analysed.

Completed
2016/03
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Kreativwirtschaft Steiermark 2015 (Creative Industries Styria 2015)

This project includes data analyses on creative industries in Styria.

Completed
2015/05
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