Focus areas in Salzburg
In recent decades, there has been a significant investment in the expansion of the life sciences sector, making Salzburg an internationally recognized research hub.
From early childhood education programs in the STEM subjects (Mathematics, Information Technology, Natural Sciences, and Technology) to university and college studies, Salzburg offers a wide range of opportunities to learn and further educate oneself in the field of life sciences.
1. September 2022
Research and Transfer Centers in Salzburg
Salzburg has a strong research landscape with six universities and universities of applied sciences, as well as numerous non-university research institutions. The WISS2025 initiative further strengthens research structures in Salzburg.
24. June 2022
START-Prize of over one million euros for young researcher
The bioscientist Elfriede Dall from the University of Salzburg has been awarded the START Prize, Austria’s most highly endowed and recognised science prize for young researchers. Over the next six years, the prize winner will have 1.2 million euros at her disposal for her research on the cell protein legumain.
8. November 2021
Philip Levine Research Award for Salzburg team
Eva Rohde and her team at Paracelsus Medical University are being awarded the Philip Levine Prize by the German Society for Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology for their outstanding scientific work.
13. August 2021
Fighting Covid-19 as an economic boost
Covid19 has undoubtedly shaken up many things. Entire industries have had and continue to struggle with the effects; it is not predictable how quickly it will truly end. It is precisely this uncertain situation, the shift to digital processes, and the new significance of medical services that means a boost for some companies and initiatives.
19. July 2021
Using digital tools to improve sleep
Digital help for people with sleep problems: A virtual sleep lab will offer digital sleep analysis as well as coaching for optimizing sleep hygiene and sleep environment.
8. June 2021
How to promote better integration of cochlear implants
Tiny particles released by human stem cells are called extracellular vesicles. The world’s first administration of therapeutics based on vesicles took place in Salzburg. This allows, among other things, hearing implants to heal better. The research team led by Mario Gimona and Eva Rohde discovered that vesicles can do much more than previously thought.