Research promotes Innovation

Upper Austrian Research GmbH (UAR) is the leading organization for non-university research of the federal province of Upper Austria and a key player in the research, technology and innovation policy. With its associated companies UAR promotes innovative solutions at the crossroads where fundamental research meets applied research and provides access to top-quality R&D capacities.

22. September 2017

Sustainable Innovation Policy in Upper Austria

During the visit of MS Wissenschaft, the Upper Austrian Research GmbH organized the Upper Austrian Science Talk on 22 September 2017. The exhibition underlines the importance of treating the world’s oceans and the environment in a sustainable way. The Upper Austrian Science Talk examined concepts for sustainable innovation in the energy, logistics and plastics engineering fields that pursue the aim of drastically curbing existing threats to the environment in the long term.


04. September 2017

Silicon Austria’s High-Frequency Technology in Upper Austria

With Silicon Austria, Austria will have a new top-level research centre for microelectronics of global standing. The centre should ensure the country maximum international visibility and take it to the very top of this branch of technology. Three sites, each with a different focus are to be set up in Linz, Villach and Graz. Upper Austria will take on the competence lead in the field of high-frequency technology. The centre is expected to create a total of 500 top-level jobs in Austria over the next few years.


22. August 2017

PROFACTOR: Rapid configuration of robots for non-experts

At Motek in Stuttgart from 9–12 October 2017, PROFACTOR will be presenting XRob, an assistance robot for screwing and inspection tasks that can be programmed in a matter of minutes. With XRob systems, screwing and manual inspection and handling can be automated with a high degree of flexibility, even for small batch sizes. The XRob systems have been designed so that they can be easily operated by staff and be autonomously configured for new tasks.