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Public Research Organisations (listed by topic and in alphabetical order)


Engineering, Natural and Life Sciences


AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology

Austrian Archaeological Institute

Austrian Association of Technology Centers

Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib)

Campus Vienna Biocenter

Christian Doppler Research Laboratories

Competence Centres (overview by

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

ESI - The Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics

Fraunhofer Austria

Geological Survey of Austria

GMI - Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

IFA Tulln, Department of Agrobiotechnology

IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology

IQOQI - The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information

IST - Institute of Science and Technology Austria

MCL - Material Center Leoben Forschung GmbH

MFPL - Max F. Perutz Laboratories

Joanneum Research

ÖAW - Research Institutions

ÖGI - Austrian Foundry Research Institute

Profactor GmbH

RSA FG - Research Studios Austria Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

RICAM - Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics

Salzburg Research

SAL Silicon Austria Labs

Upper Austrian Research GmbH
 BioMed-zet Life Science GmbH
 Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH, WOOD K plus
 Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH
 Polymer Competence Center
 Research Center for Non Destructive Testing GmbH
 RISC Software GmbH
 Software Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH
 Transfercenter für Kunststofftechnik GmbH

Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences

Vienna BioCenter

VRVis Zentrum für virtual reality and visualisierung forschungs-gmbh

Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change

ZAMG - Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics


Social, Cultural, Historical and Economic Sciences

Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution

CMC - Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Fraunhofer Austria

IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

IFK - International Research Center for Cultural Studies (in German only)

IFZ - Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture

IHS - Institute for Advanced Studies

IITF - Institute for Innovation and Trend Research (in German only)

ITA - Institute of Technology Assessment

IWM - Institute for Human Sciences

Joanneum Research

Kakanien Revisited

ÖAW Research Institutions

OIIP - Austrian Institute for International Affairs

Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences

WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research

ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation