Austrian Security & Defence Industry Group (ASW)
The “Austrian Security & Defence Industry Group – ASW” acts as the national Association for the Security and Defence Industries. As an organisation within the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO), ASW focuses on
- promoting the interests of the Austrian Security & Defence branch
- supporting the visibility of Austrian companies and their skills and know-how in security & defence technology
- positioning the companies within the Austrian security & defence sector as innovative, qualified and competitive system suppliers in a global market.
The major aim of ASW is to operate as a “OneStop-Shop” to
- service Austrian companies in security & defence technology
- introduce Austrian skills to the national and international public services and business community
- generate an exchange of information about potential customers, business partners and opportunities
- foster cross-border cooperation with OEMs and their supply chain
In order to help bring together national and international demands for products, services, technology and know-how, ASW offers special services free of charge by
- identifying and introducing opportunities and business cases for cooperation
- facilitating information exchange between customers and potential partners
- establishing contact between business partners for individual exchange
- supporting the production of general information material
- providing an information and service hub at major international shows and exhibitions
- organising and co-organising special events, briefings and workshops, e.g. site surveys, in- and outgoing missions and showcases.
THE “NETWORK” ACTIVITIES
Together with the supporting members of the association the ASW operates a strong and extensive network reaching out to the entirety of Austrian companies operating in the security & defence sector.
Dr. Reinhard Marak
CEO Austrian Defence & Security Industry – ASW and Austrian Industrial Cooperation & Aviation Technology – AICAT
Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO)
Phone: +43 (0) 5 90 900-3447