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.

19. December 2022

PROFACTOR: A New Life for Fibre Composite Materials

Fibre composites – the materials that, for example, the mighty rotor blades of a wind turbine are made of – almost always end up in landfill at the end of their useful life with no prospect of recycling.


16. November 2022

RFT Award Puts Science and Research in the Spotlight

The “RFT OÖ Award” is presented every two years by the Upper Austrian Council for Research and Technology. This year the prestigious award went to two personalities who have had a profound influence on research and technology in Upper Austria: Professor Gustav Pomberger played a leading role as a bridge-builder between the University of Applied Sciences and other universities. Dr Irmela Kofler is a young scientist who is revolutionizing environmental protection in steel processing with her research work.


11. November 2022

SCCH: Supercomputer in Hagenberg up and Running

At Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH) a significant milestone has been reached in the advancement of innovation and technology. The high-performance cluster (HPC) began operation. It is among the first in Europe to have an integrated HPE Apollo 6500 Gen10 Plus System.