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.

26. October 2017

Presenting the new Composite R&D infrastructure

Tuesday, the 24th of October was the day TCKT and University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria presented their new composite R&D infrastructure – one AFP setup from TCKT as well as a thermoforming station from University of Applied Sciences.Our invitation was accepted by about 50 participants from 25 different companies. The project “ProFVK” is co-funded by the European Union and the province of Upper Austria within the funding scheme EFRD “IWB 2014-2020”.


25. October 2017

RISC Software GmbH Starts the FEMtech Project

Equal opportunities as the key to success: RISC Software starts the FEMtech project. With roughly one third of its employees women, RISC Software GmbH already has a higher share than the average in the branch of approx. 14%. The “FEMPowered@RISC” project aims to cement this strong position still further. The project, funded by the FFG scheme “Talente”, prepares female staff members at RISC Software for management roles. In the workshop, gender-neutral communication was discussed as were the subjects of women in engineering and gender roles in research.


18. October 2017

PCCL Expands Tribology Expertise with Anton Paar

Anton Paar and PCCL announce R&D cooperation in the field of polymer tribology with Anton Paar providing PCCL with a high-end rheometer fitted with a tribology cell. PCCL is cooperating with partners from industry on developing innovative tribological testing methods and optimizing polymers with specific tribological properties. To enhance the company’s competence profile, a cooperative R&D venture was recently launched with Anton Paar in order to exploit the potential offered by the measuring systems developed by Anton Paar for the purposes of polymer tribology.