DIGITAL – Institute for Information and Communication Technologies


DIGITAL is your trustworthy partner in the field of digital innovation and transformation and develops applied high tech solutions for the following markets: Mobility, Space, Industry, Security & Defence, Energy & Environment, AAL & Digital Care, and Culture & Creative Industries.  The institute is therefore one of the world's leading application-oriented research partners and authorities in the field of information and communication technology (ICT).

The technological and scientific platform of the Institute includes web and internet technologies, sensors and signal processors for images, radar, videos, and acoustics, as well as remote sensing, communication and navigation technologies. These technologies are developed and realized using robust methods for the development of hard- and software that provide application-oriented solutions. Experts in prototype development, project management and consultancy complement the excellent research expertise.

Franz Graf presents the Acoustic Tunnel Monitoring on stage.
The International Fire Academy (IFA) held its annual commanders' forum in Berlin from March 16 to 18, 2022, to promote the international exchange of…
First joint workshop in the B.PREPARED project
On March 22nd and 23rd, 2022, the first workshop in the KIRAS project B.PREPARED – aimed at emergency planning and decision support system for…
Werner Preininger welcomes the expert audience at the DIGITAL stand.
DIGITAL presents its innovative offer for the documentation and management of cultural heritage at the CULTURA SUISSE, the trade fair for museums,…
Richard Kriesche, TV-Tod III, 1974/2000, © Generali Foundation Collection—Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg
The current exhibition of Prof. Richard Kriesche's work in Salzburg shows how well technology from the field of the Internet of Things can be combined…
Leonore Gewessler Federal Minister for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
Numerous guests of honour attended the opening of CLC East. JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a member of this knowledge and innovation community for the…
Interview: Space Technology For Everyday Use
Michael Schönhuber leads the research group Space and Communication Technology in DIGITAL. He and his team are well networked in the sector and enable…
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Prizes and Standards


  • Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation
  • AGEO Award 2020 for Roland Perko
  • Best Position Paper Award for Smart VitAALity
  • Best Poster Award at FEMIB 2019
  • Best Paper Award for RegionAAL and Smart VitAALity