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About RTI Aviation

A glimpse of the Austrian research and innovation landscape in the field of aviation

About RTI Aviation

A glimpse of the Austrian research and innovation landscape in the field of aviation

Between 1999 and 2015, Austria’s public and private sector invested approximately 400 mio Euros in research, technology and innovation projects in the field of aviation. Thereof, nearly 50 mio Euros were earmarked for transnational projects between Germany’s LuFo and Austria’s Take Off funding program.

It is evident that these investments positively impacted the development of the national economic sector and will play a crucial role in the future as well. 

This page focuses on Austria’s 15 years’ dynamic growth and the research, technology and innovation strategy for aviation published in 2015. In addition, the relaunched Austrian research and innovation funding program “Take Off 2015 - 2020” is introduced to offer a glimpse of existing research competencies and facilities. A short description of the Icing Wind Tunnel in Vienna – the world’s largest so far – rounds up the practical explanation.


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Energy R&D 2018: Public Expenditures in Austria

The public energy research expenditures of Austria in 2018 amounted to 144,1 million euros, increasing the expenditures of 2017 by 4,7 million euros. The research areas of energy efficiency, smart grids, storage and renewables define the priorities of the publicly financed energy research in Austria.

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South Burgenland Innovation Cluster

South Burgenland Innovation Cluster for Integrated Regional Energy and Transport Systems

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Summer University Vienna: Green. Building. Solutions.

July 20 - August 11, 2019

First-hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy-efficient building, Vienna. Think sustainable, take care of your future - now!

United Nations/Austria Symposium: "Space: a Tool for Accessibility, Diplomacy and Cooperation"

2. - 5. September 2019
Technical University of Graz, Institute of Communication Networks and Satellite Communications, Inffeldgasse 12, A-8010 Graz

The symposium will foster dialogue between the diplomatic community and those communities using space and aims at stimulating access to space related services that are available and accessible by different countries.

European Heat Pump Summit 2019

22. - 23. October 2019
Nuremberg (DE)

Prominent speakers and international decision-makers from the worlds of trade, industry and science will meet for this event. On the agenda will be current market developments, R&D topics, and trends in actual application.

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