The DIGITAL Institute has developed a system for transporting contaminated or highly infectious people by aeroplane and monitoring them with sensors.
LIFE at the European Urban Resilience Forum in Cascais
JOANNEUM RESEARCH - LIFE was represented by Ingrid Kaltenegger, Francesca Tedeschini and Michael Kernitzkyi at this year's EURESFO in Cascais…
LIFE goes China

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LIFE goes China

Hans-Peter Ellmer and Francesca Tedeschini participated in the International REGREEN Workshop in Ningbo for LIFE.
Sustainable steel production: Graz researchers shed light on CO2 footprint and social impacts
The production of steel causes about seven percent of global CO2 emissions. Intensive efforts are therefore being made to drastically reduce them.…
Gerhard Paar from the DIGITAL Institute presenting the work on the Hera 3D GIS, Photo: JOANNEUM RESEARCH, P. Caballo-Perucha
Our experts from DIGITAL presented their contribution to space security at the HERA INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP.
Eine Grafik bildet die drei Forschungspartner ab
Investing in the future of burn medicine: Alliance develops new cell-based therapy in Graz
Climate change threatens Europe's ski resorts - better preparation for Austria
Will skiing in Austria be possible with a global warming of +2° or +4° degrees Celsius? LIFE researchers are involved in a newly published paper on…
Credit: Matthias Rüther, Institute Director DIGITAL and Project Coordinator ESRIUM, Photo: M. Rindler
The test week for the ESRIUM H2020 project took place last week from 31.07.-04.08. at the DigiTrans Proving Ground in St. Valentin. The week should…
Credit: 3D model ÖBB infrastructure, JOANNEUM RESEARCH
TARO - Towards Automated Rail Operation: under this motto, the Austrian Federal Railways laid a foundation stone in digitization in order to…
New type of circuit board

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Recyclable paper-based circuit boards

What if we could make electronics that could be disposed of and recycled like paper? This is exactly what the MATERIALS and LIFE institutes are…
Every1 Project Consortium meets at first 2023 General Assembly
The European Commission’s Horizon Europe Programme funds the Every1 Project.
Green Deal: How scientific inputs pave the way to achievable goals
As part of the LOCA2Transformation project, companies in Lower Carinthia were supported on their way towards climate neutrality.
Best of Advanced Materials Technologies 2022
A joint publication by MATERIALS and TU Graz was chosen as one of the best papers of 2022 in the field of "Advanced Materials Technologies".
Ulrike Kleb with laptop in a stairwell with several people.
Ulrike Kleb from the POLICIES institute is a specialist in the evaluation and interpretation of data. Her project team is developing methods to detect…
Photonics Austria as an international hub - Delegation trip to Vienna and Weiz a complete success!
From 15 to 17 May 2023, Photonics Austria organised a delegation trip as part of the project Photonics4Industry (P4I) and in conjunction with this…
Credit: Fraunhofer Austria GmbH, Kick-Off-Meeting PRESENT

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Kick-off for PRESENT

With an innovative security-by-design approach, our DIGITAL and ROBOTICS researchers want to solve security problems of our time.
Xfold Imaging won Photonics 21 Innovation Award using our R2R technology
Our customer Xfold Imaging Oy from Finland was awarded the Photonics 21 Innovation Award at this year's Photonics 21 Annual Meeting on April 27th in…
Foto: Know-Center GmbH/Mempör, Kick-off Meeting zum Projekt InSpecScrap im Stahl- und Walzwerk Marienhütte Graz.
In the new project InSpecScrap - Intelligent Multispectral Characterization for Material Analysis in Scrap Yards - we are researching material…
Hola España - Research stay in Spain
Nihan Atak, a research assistant at the MATERIALS Institute, is currently completing a two-month research stay at one of our project partners in…
European Commission visits Weiz

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European Commission visits Weiz

On April 17, 2023, Project Adviser Susana Xará visited our MATERIALS Institute in Weiz as part of the H2020 project NextGenMicrofluidics, coordinated…
Credit: JOANNEUM RESERCH, Karl Radakovitz (JR), Franz Graf (JR), Rudolf Procházka (Powerdynax), Matuš Honek (Powerdynax) started a successful cooperation to install AKUT® in the Czech Republic's tunnels. (from left to right)
The Acoustic Tunnel Monitoring system AKUT® will go into operation in Brno and Prague before the end of 2023. The AKUT® systems in both tunnels are…
Christian Joachim Gruber. In the background: The Science Tower in Graz
Active Mobility, E-Scooter, and Carpools: A discussion with Franz Prettenthaler, the Director of the LIFE Institute, and Christian Joachim Gruber from…
Patrick Luley is head of the Digital Twin Lab
In the air, on the ground and on the road: the Digital Twin Lab creates digital twins with various measuring devices. In this way, reality can be…
Matthias Rüther leitet seit Anfang 2022 das Institut DIGITAL.
Matthias Rüther, Director of DIGITAL, in an interview about the digital mobility transition and the influence of the human factor on developments in…
WKO Styria in cooperation with DIH Süd, UNI Graz, Know Center and JOANNEUM RESEARCH invited to an exclusive digitization breakfast including workshop. Credit: DHI South
Werner Bailer from the DIGITAL Institute was present at the business breakfast of the Styrian Chamber of Commerce and was able to contribute his…
Closing event of the EU Twinning project
The official closing ceremony of the EU Twinning project “Supporting inter-sectoral collaboration  possibilities between Research and Industry” was…
“SmartSki” won OE-A-Best Publicly Funded Project Demonstrator Award
MATERIALS and its partners won the OE-A Innovation Competition Award at LOPEC 2023 for the Best Publicly Funded Demonstrator.
Stakeholder workshop on the effects of carbon pricing
With the final stakeholder workshop, the FARECarbon project has entered the finishing straight.
What do you think about the climate crisis? An exciting discussion in a multi-ethical round
As part of the CLEANcultures project, around 40 participants from different religions and worldviews discussed the responsibilities of human beings in…
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.
Joanneum research health stress loc
A clinical study at Med Uni Graz investigates whether chronic stress, which already existed before the infection with the coronavirus, can lead to…
Workshop: Twinning Project

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Delegation visit from Georgia

A TWINNING project led by the POLICIES Institute supports countries and institutions in capacity building and process and policy development.
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…
successfully achieved the transition to MDR compliance

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MDR compliance

Joanneum Research HEALTH successfully achieved the transition to MDR (Medical Device Regulation) compliance.
Metabolic differences in cardiomyopathy
A study led by Dr. Michael Paulus and PD Dr. Alexander Dietl of the University of Regensburg together with the metabolomics team (DI Elmar Zügner,…
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…
Climate policy and social justice
The results of the TransFAIR Styria project are now available online.
Dr Thomas Birngruber, head of the research group "Biomedical Tissue Monitoring" at the Institute HEALTH of JOANNEUM RESEARCH.
Developing the basis for a new drug to treat Fabry disease is the goal of the EU project Smart4Fabry. The HEALTH Institute of JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a…
From February 1-3, 2023 MATERIALS exhibited at the world's largest trade fair for nanotechnology, nano tech in Tokyo.
Taylor: KI has a face
TailoredMedia supports media archives in keywording video content and facilitates research for researchers and journalists. The research project is…
Franz Prettenthaler with the presenters
How does climate change affect health? That was the topic of an online event organized by the Health Tech Hub Styria. Franz Prettenthaler from LIFE…
Better Hard- and Software for the Energy Transition
From 18 to 19 January 2023, the kick-off of the Horizon Europe project OPENTUNITY took place in Valencia.
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…
EU Project OPTIMAL officially started!
In October 2022, we had the pleasure of welcoming the partners of the EU project OPTIMAL at our Weiz site.
Skier on the slope
PyzoFlex® technology developed at the MATERIALS Institute provides data-based feedback and detects temperature and pressure changes as well as…
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…
Novel technology to increase pot life of Silicones used in LED components
Researchers at the MATERIALS Institute developed a formulation for a Silicone elastomer that can lead to significantly reduced production costs for…
Credit: Lakeside Science & Technology Park GmbH / Gert Steinthaler
Starting next year, there will be a Digital Twin Lab at Lakeside Park Klagenfurt. The DIGITAL Institute is pleased about the expansion of the location…
Gruppenfoto des Konsortiums des ESRIUM Projekts vor der Zentrale der JOANNEUM RESEARCH in Graz
Road damage such as small cracks, ruts or potholes are potential safety risks and cause high maintenance costs for road operators every year. In a…
Digitalisation in viniculture

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Digitalisation in viniculture

Digitalisation has already found its way into viniculture. At the MATERIALS Institute, we develop sensor systems for the determination of glucose and…