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.

06. August 2018

Profactor pulls of EU-Project "Spirit" for new inspection robots

The research center PROFACTOR has been awarded a 3-year resarch project called SPIRIT. Together with 8 partners from science and industry, including FACC, voestalpine Böhler Aerospace and Centro Ricerche Fiat, a new generation of inspection robots is to be developed. These robots will be used for very different inspection tasks in industry – without programming. SPIRIT aims at the development of inspection robots that can deal with a wide range of inspection technologies.


25. July 2018

Linz Center of Mechatronics: App at the Supermarket - Test Phase in Progress

Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH is developing a product information system in the EU project ASSET. The resulting app is now complete and available for testing at the Winkler Markt Auhof supermarket. The app aims to help customers choose their purchases. It is currently still at the prototype stage, although tests are being conducted in the field. After entering their preferred parameters, customers immediately receive an overview of individually reviewed products.


13. July 2018

RECENDT: Grinzato Award for Work on Infrared Thermography

At the 14th Quantitative InfraRed Thermography (QIRT) Conference held in Berlin at the end of June the award for the best scientific paper went to a joint Austro-German project: the researchers Peter Burgholzer (RECENDT GmbH, Austria), Thomas Berer (RECENDT), Mathias Ziegler (BAM), Erik Thiel (BAM), Samim Ahmadi (BAM), Jürgen Gruber (FH OÖ), Günther Mayr (FH OÖ) and Günther Hendorfer (FH OÖ) won the Grinzato Award for their paper “Blind structured illumination as excitation for super-resolution photothermal radiometry”.