About UAR

Upper Austrian Research GmbH (UAR) is the lead company for research of the federal province of Upper Austria and as such a central element of research, technology and innovation policy in the region. UAR plays a major role in defining a research strategy for Upper Austria that is geared to the future, further increasing the excellence of the research facilities in the strategic technology fields and continually developing the province’s research structures. UAR holds shares in public research organizations (members of the UAR Innovation Network) and participates in the governance of other research centres (partners of the UAR Innovation Network).

About the UAR Innovation Network

The UAR Innovation Network stands for a network of outstanding public research organizations that provide companies – from start-ups to SMEs to large industrial concerns – with professional support for their innovation strategies. In cooperation with industry and other university and non-university research partners, research is carried out at the research centres on new, innovative products, processes and services. This close cooperation between science and industry results in a direct transfer of knowledge to the business sector and creates a market-oriented process of innovation.