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.

13. February 2017

PROFACTOR Increases Quality Assurance Efficiency for Airbus

The aerospace industry is prioritizing lightweight construction to reduce weight. This promises longer ranges, lower fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions. The A320 is already being built largely with carbon fibre composites. There is one drawback to using these lightweight components: their fabrication requires absolute precision and is consequently expensive. Even the smallest errors can mean, for example, that wing sections worth several hundred thousand euros must be regarded as waste.

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13. February 2017

CBL: Johannes Leitner Wins University of Applied Arts Wels’ Innovation Award

In the Minoritenkloster in Wels the “INNOVATIONaward FH Wels” was recently presented in front of 300 guests. Johannes Leitner, who did his master’s degree at CBL, won second prize in the Environment and Science category.

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10. February 2017

Innovation Award for TCKT master thesis

For the 14th time the Innovation Award of the University of Applied Sciences in Wels was awarded at the 1st of February. Michael Thor won with his master thesis on the topic “virtual product development process and material data generation for composites”, which he worked on while his time at the TCKT, in the category “Engineering - Mechanical Engineering and Materials”

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