Upper Austrian Research GmbH is the leading company for non-university research in Upper Austria and a key player in the state’s research, technology and innovation policies. It supports the state in tasks related to research policy, the development of research programmes and strategic ongoing development of the fields of research in Upper Austria.
With its associated companies, Upper Austrian Research offers access to topquality R&D capacities at the crossroads between fundamental and application-oriented research. The structure has been chosen to ensure the close cooperation of the companies with the Johannes Kepler University Linz and other leading research institutions. Together with its strong partners, Upper Austrian Research GmbH focusses on strategic ongoing development in order to strengthen this aspect in international competition.
In around 400 annual projects – ranging from high-tech solutions for innovative start-ups to future viable product developments for small and medium enterprises and long-term cooperation projects with industry as part of the COMET competence centre programme – the research centres of Upper Austrian Research GmbH are contributing to success and growth in Upper Austria.
Managing DirectorDI Dr. Wilfried Enzenhofer, MBA
Year of establishment1999
Research fieldsEnergy efficiency, renewable energies, information technologies, innovative materials, communication technologies, lightweight construction, life science, logistics, mechatronics, process automation,
Business activityShareholding management