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Petra Könighofer from Eco World Styria - RegioStars 2012

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A portrait of Petra Könighofer from Eco World Styria Eco World Styria started up in 2005, in Austria’s Styria region, with the aim of creating a location for the development of innovative green businesses, able to compete with the best at a global level. Since then, it has established itself as a ground breaker in developing clean, environmentally friendly technologies. By encouraging cleantech companies with innovative ideas, this outstanding project has helped create 5 000 jobs and grow the local economy. These local firms have expanded their workforce by over 10% a year, on average. Winner of the RegioStars 2012 Award - Smart Growth category

Date

13/06/2012

Topics

Employment and social inclusion

Environment and climate change

Regiostars

Research and Innovation

Languages

English

Duration

1:10

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