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.

22. June 2017

UAR & LCM present themselves at IKOM in Munich

On 20/6/2017, Upper Austrian Research presented itself together with LCM on a joint fair stand at IKOM, Germany’s largest careers fair on the campus of the Technical University of Munich in Garching. Michaela Baumgartner-Seidl (LCM) and Claudia Weiß (UAR) were on hand for personal discussions with around 70 interested students and graduates from a wide range of technical and scientific fields with a view to their possible future work in non-university research in Upper Austria.


12. June 2017

PCCL’s Polymer Experts Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL) can look back on 15 successful years. Founded in 2002 in the attic of Montanuniversität Leoben, PCCL has become an internationally recognized research centre in the plastics engineering and polymer sciences sector and now has a workforce of over 100 employees. Reason enough for the management of PCCL, Martin Payer and Wolfgang Kern, to celebrate with customers and partners of the last 15 years.


31. May 2017

Successful continuation of large research centres’ work

The 3rd call under the COMET funding scheme “K2 centres” was very successful for the research region of Upper Austria. The K2 centre LCM Center for Symbiotic Mechatronics was again able to maintain its leading position and will continue the impressive development it has undergone in recent years. Furthermore, Upper Austria has a substantial interest in the K2 centre IC-MPPE in Leoben for which funding has also been approved.