EARTO Members

AIT – Austrian Institute of Technology

Country: Austria
Founded in: 1956
EARTO Membership: Individual


Key Figures 2016

€124,9M Income

1015 Employees

608 Patent Applications

N/A Industrial Partners

N/A Spin-offs Created

86 H2020 Projects (eCorda March 2018)


Mission & Vision


Mission: The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology takes a leading position in the Austrian innovation system and a key role in Europe as the RTO focusing on the key infrastructure topics of the future. AIT provides research and technological development to realize basic innovations for the next generation of infrastructure related technologies in the fields of Energy, Mobility Systems, Low-Emission Transport, Health & Bioresources, Digital Safety & Security, Vision, Automation & Control and Technology Experience. These technological research areas are supplemented by the competence in the area of Innovation Systems & Policy. As a national and international network node at the interface of science and industry AIT enables innovation through its scientific-technological expertise, market experience, tight customer relationships and high quality research infrastructure.


Vision: The Success of an industrial location and the quality of life highly depend on the availability of an efficient and powerful infrastructure. The systemic changes taking currently place demand new technological solutions and create new business opportunities for innovative companies in the next decades. AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in this context enables the realization of innovative, infrastructure related solutions by providing today those technologies, methods and tools for the infrastructure of tomorrow.




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