DIGITAL – Institute for Digital 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.

3D reconstruction from Mastcam-Z camera stereo images of the Boston Knob Formation.
Images from Mars: A recent publication on their interpretation and 3D visualization.
Credit: Credit: JOANNEUM RESEARCH, (from left to right) The delegation of SPIE in one of the ventilation caverns of the Gleinalm tunnel: Andreas Ogris (SPIE Dürr Austria), Jonathan Debeve (SPIE Belgium), Gerald Koenis (SPIE Nederland), Peter van Leeuwen (SPIE Nederland), Franz Graf (JOANNEUM RESEARCH DIGITAL).
A delegation from SPIE Netherlands and SPIE Belgium visited JOANNEUM RESEARCH DIGITAL from February 8 to 10 and learned about the tunnel monitoring…
Heinz Mayer, Gaby Schaunig, Peter Kaiser and Matthias Rüther with drone and special vehicle.
Carinthia is investing one million euro in the development of the Digital Twin Lab at our DIGITAL Institute in Klagenfurt. Digital twins digitally map…
Taylor: KI has a face
TailoredMedia supports media archives in keywording video content and facilitates research for researchers and journalists. The research project is…
The AKUT® acoustic tunnel monitoring system could help make the Aubing tunnel near Munich even safer in the future. Franz Graf from the research group…
Group photo of the Quantum Software Engineering Workshop
With international participation, the first workshop on Quantum Software Engineering took place at the ICT Technology Park at the University of…
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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