Shareholdings COMET-Centres


ACIB supports a COMET-K2 Center and applies itself the further development and application of scientific insights from a variety of areas in industrial biotechnology.



BIOE supports a COMET-K1 Center and specialises in research, development and demonstration in all essential areas of energetic biomass usage.


Know-Center GmbH Research Center for Data-Driven Business & Big Data Analytics (Know-Center)

The Know-Center supports a COMET-K1 Center, performs applied and interdisciplinary informatics research in data-driven business, big data and cognitive computing and also develops solutions for various sectors and applications.


Kompetenzzentrum – Das virtuelle Fahrzeug, Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (ViF)

ViF is a supporter of a COMET-K2 Center and deals with application-related vehicle development and future vehicle technologies and concepts for road and rail. Since 2018, the COMET-K2 area has dedicated itself to the programme “Digital Mobility – Context-Embedded Vehicle Technologies“.


Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH (MCL)

MCL supports a COMET-K2 Center and specialises in materials and manufacturing processes as well as innovative materials application. Since 2018, the COMET-K2 area of MCL has dedicated itself to the programme “Integrated Computational Materials, Process and Product Engineering”. 


Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL)

PCCL – supporting company of a COMET-K1 Center – develops and researches within the field of plastics engineering, polymer sciences and related fields. The company generates insights and innovative plastics solutions for a variety of sectors and applications.  



Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH (RCPE)

RCPE supports a COMET-K1 Center while performing research and advancing developments within the field of pharmaceutical process and product optimisation with emphasis on the development of new administration forms for medication, respective production processes and monitoring of these processes.