In mid-January, Upper Austria was the target of a two-day visit of a Latvian delegation as a best practice example for the implementation of the cluster policy and the strategic programme #upperVISION2030. Together with the Upper Austrian Economic Chamber and the Upper Austrian State Department Economic and Research, Business Upper Austria presented the cluster landscape and the business location with Upper Austria's fields of strength.
On November 19th a delegation from Switzerland visited Softwarepark Hagenberg, the hotspot for digitalization in Upper Austria. The delegation was organized by the society eGov-Schweiz in cooperation with Consulting Cluster and ICT Switzerland.
On October 18th a delegation from South Korea visited Linz. The delegation from Yangsan, a city in the province of Gyeongsangnam-do, was informed about Upper Austria as a business location and the role of the Upper Austrian location agency Business Upper Austria.
On 7th and 8th February 2019, representatives and companies from Baden-Württemberg visited Vienna and Linz.
On 4th February 2019, an Ethiopian delegation visited Upper Austria. The delegation consisted of higher officials, including the State Minister of Ethiopia for Urban Development and Construction, representatives of the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction and the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission, as well as mayors of seven involved cities, indicating the importance of this matter.
In December 2018, representatives from Pavlodar Region, Kazakhstan arrived to Upper Austria with the aim to share knowledge and experience in lightweight metal production and further strengthen the relationship of the two regions.
A delegation from South Korea, including representatives of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups, the Korean Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) and regional technology park managers and researchers, spent two days in Linz at the end of August 2018 to see how SMEs in Upper Austria cooperate.
They learn about Business Park Management, Cluster Management and the implementation of megatrends in regional areas. Sight visits at the port of Enns and Steyr Motors gave important insights in Upper Austrias economy.