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.

30. September 2019

FOTO CHALLENGE 2019 in Cooperation with Prager School of Photography

Under the motto “Putting Upper Austrian research in the picture” Foto Challenge 2019 portrays some of the major research achievements in a creative way. Three photographers were selected via a call issued by the Prager school of photography. At research institutions and company development labs, these photographers will create photo series dealing with three research fields. The best photos will be awarded prizes on 30/9/2019 at the Upper Austrian Zukunftsforum 2019.


11. June 2019

COMET: Three K modules for UAR Innovation Network

The results of the first K module call under the COMET research funding scheme are in. This latest addition to the COMET research funding programme enables existing K1 centres to tackle subjects of supreme relevance for the future. Three of the six approved innovation projects come from the UAR Innovation Network. SCCH continues to break new ground in research into artificial intelligence. In two K modules, PCCL is developing polymer materials for both the digital age and hydrogen technology. 


24. May 2019

SCCH: Intelligent Rear-view Mirror Increases Safety on Public Transport

Despite the many safety precautions in place, serious accidents with public transport are a recurring problem, often as a result of carelessness on the part of passengers. In future, though, train drivers will be able to keep an even closer eye on safety. Victims of accidents with public transport are often people who find themselves outside the safe zones for passengers, either due to their own negligence or the actions of others. So far, drivers have not had sufficient tools to recognize dangerous situations in time and react to them quickly.