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.

30. September 2019

FOTO CHALLENGE 2019 in Cooperation with Prager School of Photography

Under the motto “Putting Upper Austrian research in the picture” Foto Challenge 2019 portrays some of the major research achievements in a creative way. Three photographers were selected via a call issued by the Prager school of photography. At research institutions and company development labs, these photographers will create photo series dealing with three research fields. The best photos will be awarded prizes on 30/9/2019 at the Upper Austrian Zukunftsforum 2019.


28. August 2019

LKR: 3D-Printing in the New Additive Manufacturing Laboratory

In the newly established additive manufacturing laboratory at LKR, complex 3D components are manufactured using the modern WAAM (wire-arc additive manufacturing) production method. Scientists at LKR have been conducting research into the welding rods needed for this, which are made of aluminium and magnesium materials and must be suitable for WAAM, for several years now. In LKR’s own smart production routing these special rods are developed, pressed and spooled. 


19. August 2019

Software Competence Center Hagenberg: New CEO Markus Manz

From August Markus Manz takes over as chief executive officer of Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH). A graduate in economics and environmental sciences, Manz was previously CEO of tech2b Inkubator GmbH, the central support institute for start-ups in the province of Upper Austria. “The research that SCCH does in the fields of data and software science makes it an active partner in the local economy,” says Manz.