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.

13. October 2017

LisiGoesDigital: Improved Traffic Monitoring App for the Linz Conurbation

The LisiGo app was released in March 2017 by the OÖNachrichten newspaper, RISC Software GmbH and the government of Upper Austria for Android and in the Apple Store. This mobile application provides motorists with up-to-the-minute information on the traffic situation in the Linz conurbation. Installed over 15,000 times in the space of a single week, the app attracted a large number of users very quickly. LisiGoesDigital focuses on assurance of the quality of the data and use of the anonymized data relating to the movements of the LisiGo community

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13. October 2017

LCM and Smartbow Win 2nd Prize at the European Innovation Awards

At the ceremony for the EARTO Innovation Awards, the prestigious European research awards, Smartbow and Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH (LCM) placed second among a total of 32 entries from all over Europe. The awards ceremony took place on 11 October 2017 at the BELVue Museum in Brussels. Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH (LCM) and Smartbow presented their project in an elevator pitch in the “Impact Delivered” category.

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22. September 2017

Sustainable Innovation Policy in Upper Austria

During the visit of MS Wissenschaft, the Upper Austrian Research GmbH organized the Upper Austrian Science Talk on 22 September 2017. The exhibition underlines the importance of treating the world’s oceans and the environment in a sustainable way. The Upper Austrian Science Talk examined concepts for sustainable innovation in the energy, logistics and plastics engineering fields that pursue the aim of drastically curbing existing threats to the environment in the long term.

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