RE:WIEN Program Cohort
Do you have an idea to make Vienna an even better place to live? RE:WIEN supports startups that are developing new solutions and try to create a positive impact on the city of Vienna. During an intense 6-month process, RE:WIEN works with ventures to develop their ideas further, establish smart and resource-efficient processes and build strong and sustainable businesses operating on the market.

The program is tailored for startups working in:

  • Circular Economy

  • Local value chain

  • Greening & cooling the city

  • Food Production & Waste

  • Resilience for Urban Economy

  • Ecodesign

Application for the 5th edition is closed

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What You Get

  • Business coaching and expert advice

    Get input from professionals in the field and industry experts. Our expert pool is curated of OekoBuinsess Wien and Impact Hub Vienna.

  • Business training and workshops

    Cover topics like the basics of a sustainable business, marketing, sales, finance etc. hosted at Impact Hub Vienna.

  • Learning journey and job shadowing

    As a group, the ventures and companies will visit social enterprises in Vienna to get exposure to different business models.

  • Network contacts

    Get key connections to corporate and agency stakeholder groups.




Startups accelerated


Startup support value

2020 Program Timeline

  • Application Deadline

    June 7

  • Startup Selection

    June 17

  • Kick - Off Workshop / Webinar

    June 25

  • Accel. Period

    June - November

  • Graduation Ceremony

    November TBD


Special Edition 2020

In this year’s edition, we are prototyping new program content elements around raising awareness on wellbeing and the mental health of founders and we are providing support to increase the resilience of the Re:Wien cohort and decrease the burn-out risk that is especially high amongst social entrepreneurs. We are enabled by the support of Hil Foundation to offer this pilot on “wellbeing for social entrepreneurs



  • We have received a great network and valuable contacts by participating in the RE:WIEN. Taking part in the program was definitely worth it!

    Cosimo Lippe, Sud & Satz
    Cosimo Lippe Founder, Sud & Satz
  • My team and I are proud to be part of the funding program RE:WIEN. The support from the professional coaches, the different workshops and the exchange with the other participants was extremely helpful. Our project got a lot of constructive feedback with which we could develop new approaches.

    Alexander Kampfhammer Co-founder, VALUE
  • RE:WIEN is a great opportunity to push your project or venture in your own pace. What I particularly liked was the flexibility of the program. This makes sure that you get support exactly where you need it.

    Nadine Moser Founder, i trau mi 

Program Ventures

2020 Cohort

2019 Alumni

2018 Alumni

March 2018 Alumni