EARTO Members

Joanneum Research

Country: Austria
Founded in: 1986
EARTO Membership: Individual


Key Figures 2016

€42.1M Income

437 Employees

6 Patent Applications

400 Industrial Partners

5 Spin-offs Created

33 H2020 Projects (eCorda March 2018)


Mission & Vision


Mission: JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH is a professional leader of innovation and provider of technology. Its entrepreneurial focus and track record of 30 years of cutting-edge research performed on an international scale has made it stand out form the crowd. This key function is to facilitate the transfer of technology and knowledge in South-East-Austria. For these reasons, it is perfectly suited for applied research and technology development.


Vision: JOANNEUM RESEARCH implements its corporate vision in close cooperation with partners from business, science and the public sector. It carries out its key tasks of innovation, knowledge transfer and networking with a strong international focus along the following principles: The research portfolio takes special account of the shareholders’ strategic aims and the resulting topics and requirements.



Technology Expertise

  • Natural Sciences: Computer and information sciences ; Earth and related environmental sciences
  • Engineering & Technology: Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering ; Materials engineering ; Medical engineering ; Environmental engineering ; Nano-technology ; Other engineering and technologies
  • Medical & Health Sciences: Health sciences ; Health biotechnology ; Other medical sciences
  • Social Sciences: Economics & business ; Social & economic geography ; Media & communications


Participation in EARTO Innovation Awards