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.

12. July 2017

Hagenberg’s Research Institutes are Torchbearers in the Digital Revolution

Deputy Governor Strugl visited Research Institutions in Hagenberg. On Tuesday, 27 June 2017, Deputy Governor Strugl was a guest of RISC Software GmbH, Software Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH (both associated companies of UAR) and the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences. During his visit, he was able to gain an insight into pioneering R&D projects currently being run at the Softwarepark Hagenberg.


10. July 2017

PCCL: Slovenia and Austria Link Research Infrastructure

On the RETINA project, Austrian and Slovenian research institutions from the materials science sector join forces. Central access to a network is being set up that will be of particular benefit to companies in the border region. The consortium, led by Nova Gorica University, includes Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH, which is contributing its expertise in plastics engineering and polymer sciences, along with the Primorska Technology Park, Kemijski Inštitut, Graz University of Technology, Montanuniversität Leoben and the micro-sensor research centre CTR Carinthian Tech Research AG.


05. July 2017

EUR 5.68m boost for digital innovation in Upper Austrian companies

To add momentum in boosting the digital revolution in Upper Austria, the Upper Austrian government are funding 14 innovative research products concerning digitalisation with a total grant volume of EUR 5.68 million. A total of 20 applications were received. 14 of the development projects managed to convince a jury of international specialists. Grants worth EUR 1.26 million have been awarded to four DigiFIT projects and EUR 4.42 million has been provided for ten DigiVALUE projects.