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Cutting-edge research in Salzburg

Digital Motion: Enhancing Movement with Technology

Several research institutions in Salzburg, along with additional partners, have succeeded in bringing another COMET project to Salzburg with “Digital Motion.” COMET is the flagship program for promoting cutting-edge research in Austria.

From left to right: Walter Haas (Innovation Salzburg), Andreas Kugi (AIT), Henrik Lehnert ( PLUS), Nicola Hüsing (PLUS), Governor Wilfried Haslauer, Manfred Tscheligi (Lab Director, PLUS). Photo: Paris Lodron University of Salzburg/APA-Fotoservice/Franz Neumayr

Research in Salzburg

At the Interface Between Human and Computer: The New III.Lab in Salzburg

The triple I in the lab name stands for “Intelligent Interfaces Innovation,” describing research at the intersection of humans and technologies. The lab was inaugurated on September 15, 2023, and is available for collaborations with companies, emphasizing planned application-oriented research.

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All about funding

In our blog section on the topic of funding, we have summarized many tips and information from our experts. Click your way through!

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17. January 2024

Research premium – this is how you apply!

SMEs can apply to the tax office for a research premium for expenditure on research and development (R&D). We show you how it works!

Career fair IKOM Munich

5. December 2023

Presentation of Salzburg companies at career fairs

Throughout the year, we will be attending national and international career fairs together with Salzburg-based companies to represent the Salzburg location. There are still available dates with free booth spaces!

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23. November 2023

Digital Motion: Enhancing Movement with Technology

Several research institutions in Salzburg, along with additional partners, have succeeded in bringing another COMET project to Salzburg with “Digital Motion.” COMET is the flagship program for promoting cutting-edge research in Austria.

17. November 2023

Salzburg gets its first virtual production studio

Take 2 Studios in Salzburg Sam opens Austria’s first virtual production studio.

15. November 2023

A new binder for timber construction

Bauneg GmbH from Flachgau has developed a new type of binding agent for levelling wooden residential buildings that remains elastic and thus provides sound insulation. The SME was supported by the state’s innovation funding programme and Innovation Salzburg.

8. November 2023

Training courses for Filmmakers

Salzburg is the second-largest media hub in Austria and a versatile location for (film) productions. So, it’s the perfect place to start your education in this field

7. November 2023

Utilizing Funding for Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The Austria Wirtschaftsservice (aws) and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) offer various fundings for companies looking to work with new technology.

3. November 2023

Development of raw material recycling thanks to funding

The extraction of gravel produces extremely fine material that was previously considered waste. An innovation from Pongau makes it possible to utilise this material for the first time. This means that 100 per cent of the raw material can be used. The mechanical recovery process was developed by Christian Ehrensberger GmbH from Tenneck near Werfen.

3. November 2023

On the way to a new world of work

Transparent communication, definition of responsibilities and a new organisational structure: Samson Druck in Lungau has launched a project to successfully manage the generational change. And it will also improve the working conditions of the employees.

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Lehre Salzburg

Startup Salzburg

Healing Alps

Netzwerk Alpines Bauen


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Salzburg Stadt

Roadshow aws “Buildings tomorrow”


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Salzburg Stadt

HR TALK: Recruiting von IT-Fachkräften

02.04.2024 – 03.05.2023

förderSPRECHTAG Klima und Wirtschaft | Lungau

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