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.

12. March 2018

MedTech.Circle 2018: Innovation through Cooperation

On 8 March 2018 the Medical Technology Cluster of Business Upper Austria, gathered representatives from industry, science and medicine in the province for the biggest medical technology convention. Over 80 participants agreed: the medical technology sector offers outstanding market potential and future prospects. By linking fields of application in medicine and healthcare with technological solutions, the development, manufacture and sale of medical technology products are playing an increasingly important role.


07. March 2018

PROFACTOR presents an “Endoscope” for the aviation industry

On March 6th 2018 PROFACTOR presented the on behalf of Airbus and with the aircraft component supplier FACC developed H-Scan sensor. Lightweight construction is a crucial topic in the aviation industry. Increasingly, load-bearing components are also being manufactured with fibre composite materials. Working the material – carbon, for instance – and the quality control that goes with it pose challenges. An Airbus has countless drilled holes. Visual inspection has so far been confined to the entry and exit points of the drilled holes.


08. February 2018

LCM discusses key future trends for business in Linz 2027

On 8 February 2018 Dr. Johann Hoffelner, CEO of Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH, tackled the burning questions of the Business Location Agenda (Wirtschaftsstandort-Agenda) 2027 together with 15 other speakers. Under the motto “Get inspired – Linz 2027” the Ars Electronica Center, together with the economy department of Linz city council and in cooperation with Junge Wirtschaft of the city of Linz (advocacy group for young entrepreneurs), shows exciting projects for a sustainable economic area.