Innovation Tasks

JOANNEUM RESEARCH is an application-oriented research institution generating innovations and effectively promoting the transfer of expertise and technology to the industrial and public sectors. JOANNEUM RESEARCH is certified to EN ISO 9001:2008 and other quality standards. The research portfolio of the individual research units is evaluated and enhanced on a continuous basis. Emphasis is also placed on strong involvement in international research projects.



  • cooperates closely with universities, universities of applied sciences and other research facilities in Austria and abroad,
  • supports businesses in innovation and technology development,
  • develops new cutting-edge technologies,
  • integrates findings from fundamental research,
  • transfers knowledge and experience to decision-makers in the business and public sectors at regional, national and international levels.