Well-known research institutes in Austria

Austrian Cooperative Research (ACR)

The dynamic impetus provided by good ideas is being selectively supported by Austrian Cooperative Research (ACR) in the form of 500 research projects each year.

Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) plays a key role in Austria and in Europe as a research and technology institute for key infrastructure issues of the future. Multinational companies such as Siemens, Magna, OMV and AVL have long had confidence in the competencies of AIT.

Joanneum Research

With its five research units in Materials, Health, Digital, Resources and Policies, Joanneum Research ranks as one of the largest non-university research institutions in Austria today

Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft

More than 70 Christian Doppler laboratories at Austrian universities create an extremely productive bridgehead between science and business and give the business community effective access to application-oriented basic research. The temporary facilities operating for a period of seven years boast annual budgets of up to EUR 600,000, 50% of which is financed by public sector funding.

Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG)

The Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG) specializes in cooperative research, and initiates the highest quality research issues together with academic and corporate partners.

Recognized research partners for industrial companies include Salzburg Research, Fraunhofer Research GmbH, Upper Austrian Research, V-Research and Carinthian Tech Research

Please have a look at our latest brochure to get more information about the research institutions in Austria:

Brochure: Research and Development in Austria (PDF, 892 kB)