VIENNA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Founded in 1815, it is the largest technical-scientific education and research institution in Austria. It currently covers the classic engineering disciplines in eight faculties: mathematics and geo-information, physics, technical chemistry, informatics, civil engineering, architecture and regional planning, mechanical engineering and business science, electrical engineering and information technology.
The TU Vienna has a great pool of specialists who are acting in a wide range of different topics. More than 2000 scientists do their research and teaching at highly advanced and modern institutes – in summary about 70. In addition to fundamental research and applied research, services are offered such as high-tech problem solving and examination expertise for industry. The TUW has established numerous cooperation schemes with innovation-oriented companies because of its high-tech and high-quality research and its openness for requests of the economy. The TUW also participates in many European Union (EU) and other research programmes.
Two institutes contribute to the project: