Organizations and Associations


ACM SIGGRAPH
Chapter Vienna
ACM SIGGRAPH is an international community of researchers, artists, developers, filmmakers, scientists, and business professionals who share an interest in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

wp.siggraph.org/vienna
AiGameDev
AiGameDev is an online hub for gamedevelopment, mostly focused on artificial intelligence.

aigamedev.com
Austrian
Players League
The Austrian Players League's goal is to connect and support players.

www.apl.at
Area52
Area52 is a location for professional gamers to meet and train, but also a location for regular events, like tournaments and LAN-parties.

www.area52.at
Austrian
Startups
AustrianStartups is a neutral, independent and non-profit platform of, by, and for the Austrian startup community to increase its visibility and strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

www.austrianstartups.com
Barcraft
Barcraft is about bringing players and eSport-fans together in an enjoyable atmosphere to watch eSports or just meet and have fun.

www.barcraft.at
BuPP
Bundesstelle für die Positivprädikatisierung von Computerspielen und Konsolenspielen provides parents comprehensive information about games on various platforms to help them when buying games for their children.
www.bupp.at
Cracked Labs
Cracked Labs is an independent research institute and creative studio working with and researching the interdependency between our society and technology.

www.crackedlabs.org
Digitalista
Digitalista supports women in the digital industry through networking events, info events and providing news and articles on their website.

www.digitalista.at
ESVÖ
e-Sports
The eSports Verband Österreich supports eSport in Austria through organization and publicity.

www.esvoe.at
Game-Dev Café
Every Tuesday at 7 PM, developers can meet at the Game-Dev Café to casually meet, talk and eat/drink.

twitter.com/GameDevCafeVIE
Gamestage
GameStage wants to communicate the diversity of the medium computer game, and wants to connect game enthusiasts and creators in Linz and Austria. Games as cultural and social phenomenon shall be freed from prejudice, experiences and ideas shall be exchanged.

www.gamestage.at
IG-CG
The Interessensgemeinschaft Computergrafik (IG-CG) as an independent association representing companies, sole proprietor, institutions and organizations in the field of animation, animated movies and videogames.
www.igcomputergrafik.at
IGDA
Vienna Chapter
The IGDA Vienna Chapter is trying to strengthen the community and to bring game developers in Vienna together through educational and networking events.

www.igda.at
pigLAB
The Positive Impact Games Lab (pigLAB) is part of the Vienna University of Technology's Institute of Design and Assessment of Technology, and complements the institute's focus on human-computer-interaction and user-centred design.
www.piglab.org
Metalab
Metalab is a hacker space in Vienna, Austria — an open center for people who do creative things with technology.

www.metalab.at
OCG
The Austrian Computer Society (OCG) is a non-profit association to promote informatics and ICT.

www.ocg.at
ÖVUS
Der Österreichische Verband für Unterhaltungssoftware (ÖVUS) supports parents by providing general information about games and helping them protect their children online.

www.ovus.at
play:vienna
play:vienna is a collective of artists, game designers, organizers and volunteers who regularly turn Vienna into a playground.

www.playvienna.com
Salzburger
Games
Workshop
The Salzburger Games Workshop is an event where developers can meet and network.

www.subnet.at
SUBOTRON
SUBOTRON is a shop and meeting point for the discourse on digital games and also organizes lectures, workshops, social meetings, exhibitions, and concerts.

www.subotron.com
Innovative
Software
The Verein für Innovative Unterhaltungssoftware supports developers, both professionals and students, through networking.

www.innovativesoftware.at
Virtual Dojo
Vienna
The Virtual Dojo Vienna is dedicated to support and develop the Beat’em’Up games community in Vienna.

www.virtualdojo.at
wirtschafts
agentur
wien
The Wirtschaftsagentur Wien supports innovative local companies with monetary aid.

www.wirtschaftsagentur.at
WKÖ