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.

08. February 2018

LCM discusses key future trends for business in Linz 2027

On 8 February 2018 Dr. Johann Hoffelner, CEO of Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH, tackled the burning questions of the Business Location Agenda (Wirtschaftsstandort-Agenda) 2027 together with 15 other speakers. Under the motto “Get inspired – Linz 2027” the Ars Electronica Center, together with the economy department of Linz city council and in cooperation with Junge Wirtschaft of the city of Linz (advocacy group for young entrepreneurs), shows exciting projects for a sustainable economic area.


07. February 2018

Artificial intelligence for automated quality assurance

In February RECENDT GmbH starts a new research project in cooperation with the Miba group and SCCH: AutoQual-I. In AutoQual-I, the project consortium will develop a non-destructive process-integrated inspection system that meets the requirements of the current trend towards flexible small lot size production with a constantly changing or expanded range of components. In environments such as these, conventional quality assurance systems quickly reveal their limitations because they are optimized too rigidly for particular tasks.


06. February 2018

Successes for PROFACTOR in national calls

Two projects entered by PROFACTOR for the “Produktion der Zukunft” (“production for the future”) funding scheme have been approved. The national project HoliSafeMRK underlines the company’s expertise and experience. In this project, PROFACTOR is coordinating four partners from Austria and Germany for three years as they develop safety concepts for collaboration between humans and robots.  To this end, a software tool is being developed that will enable analysis of the safety of HRC systems.