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Akkreditierung Austria: https://www.bmwfj.gv.at

Federal Environmental Agency: www.umweltbundesamt.at
Extensive information on numerous environmental topics.
The Umweltbundesamt is the expert authority of the federal government in Austria for environmental protection and environmental control. The Umweltbundesamt is the only expert institution in Austria that deals with all areas of environmental protection.
Within the scope of environmental control, the Umweltbundesamt records, analyses and evaluates data on the state and development of the environment in all areas. Every three years the State-of-the-Environment (SoE) Report which covers all environmental media is produced. This Report describes the state and development of the environment in Austria and is submitted to the Austrian National Assembly.

Lebensministerium: www.lebensministerium.at
The Federal ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

The Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria (Rechtsinformationssystem, RIS): www.ris.bka.gv.at
The Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria (RIS) is a computer-assisted information system on Austrian law, which is coordinated and operated by the Austrian Federal Chancellery.
Download (html and/or pdf): Federal Law Gazette, Draft bill, Government bill, Federal, state and municipal law, State Law Gazette, European Community Law, Case-law documentations, etc.
The database contains selected Austrian laws in English translation.

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG): www.ffg.at
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the central Austrian organisation for promotion of research and innovation. FFG offers advice, support and promotion for research and innovation projects. In this way, the FFG plays an important role in achieving both research and political aims, defined by Austria and the European Union.

ON Austrian Standards Institute: www.on-norm.at
The Austrian Service Centre for standards, specifications, certification and technical regulations; on-line shop and search engine

Foodstuff additives: www.heko.ch/toxin/
Encyclopaedia on foodstuff additives, arranged in alphabetical order, respectively sorted by number (E numbers), including additive description and further information on production, application, licensure, incompatibilities and potential health risks;
only in German language

Pesticide-Database: www.pesticideinfo.org
Compiled by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA; www.panna.org);

Provides extensive information on pesticides, search by chemical name and trade name, state specific search, information on less toxic or non toxic options.

Austrian Water and Waste Management Union: www.oewav.at
The Austrian Water and Waste Management Union (ÖWAV) is a friendly society who plays the role of an independent stakeholder to achieve the sustainable goals of the Austrian water, wastewater and waste management. The society represents the Austrian water and waste industry at large.