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.

09. January 2018

Wood K Plus Successfully Completes “InnoBuPro” Project

Successful completion of the InnoBuPro project was achieved last year under the management of Wood K Plus. In cooperation with project partners Vienna University of Technology, KVT Process Technology and Lenzing AG research was carried out into the development of a stable, continuous process for biotechnological production of n-butanol from the industrial side stream spent sulphite liquor by means of non-genetically modified microorganisms.  The process chain investigated included not just butanol fermentation but also separation of the butanol by means of a membrane separation technology.

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04. December 2017

UAR Joint Stand at the JKU Careers Day 2017

For the 6th time in succession, Upper Austrian Research was joined by four other exhibitors from the UAR associated companies on a fair stand at the JKU Careers Day 2017, the careers fair of the Kepler Society Linz. Representatives from PROFACTORS, LCM, PCCL, RECENDT and UAR were present on 29/11/2017 to talk face-to-face with around 120 interested students and graduates from a wide range of technical and scientific fields.

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04. December 2017

Focus Cooperation: UAR Researchers Visit INOCON Technologie GmbH

On 29 November 2017, representatives of non-university research institutions visited the technology company INOCON. The purpose of the visit was a discussion on specific topics relating to the future and research skills with a view to exploring possible areas of cooperation. The meeting was organized with a clear objective: the strategic networking of centres of excellence from science and industry. This exchange on specific subjects laid the first foundations of potential cooperation on the development of technologies of the future. 

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