FH Upper AustriaResearch & Development

Projects Selected Research Projects at the FH Upper Austria

More than 400 R&D projects are carried out annually by our researchers at our 4 faculties. They cooperate with more than 600 national and international business and scientific partners.

Optimal Workforce - Digitale Methoden für verbesserte Personalqualifizierungsstrategien - Steyr

Despite the increasing automation and therefore increased use of robots and machines, people are still a vital factor in manufacturing companies today. One…   mehr
Participants: Schober
  • Leiter: Priv. Doz. FH-Prof. DI (FH) Klaus Altendorfer PhD
  • Production and Operations Management

interface2face Mixreality Game (i2f)

In this project, classical boardgames are extended using mixed reality technologies, allowing multiple players to interact with real and virtual elements…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Assistenzprof. Emmanuel Helm MSc
  • Software Technology and Applications

Proton gradients in bacterial protein translocation

In cooperation with the Johannes Kepler University Linz, this project attempts to show how proteins can be transported through the plasma membrane.…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Birgit Plochberger
  • Materials and Production Engineering

WePAD - Web Personalization Through Analysis of Implicit Data

 In order to personalize web-based systems there exist content-based (e.g., through keyword or text analysis) as well as collaborative (e.g., collaborative…   mehr
Participants: Augstein | Schönböck | Lettner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Mirjam Augstein
  • Information and Communication Systems

Europe 2038

How will Europe look like in 2038? What are the visions for a future Europe of young citizens today? What are their answers of today’s major societal…   mehr
Participants: Strohmeier | Mayr | Kremshuber | Kapéter | Steiner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Dagmar Strohmeier
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

Intergenerational Co-located Play for Old and Young

According to the WHO the number of elderly persons (65+) in western countries will increase considerably in the following years (prediction: 34% of the…   mehr
Participants: Holzmann | Lankes
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Michael Lankes
  • Media and Knowledge Technologies

Mobbing in multikulturellen Schulen aus einer Sozialen Netzwerk Perspektive

The new knowledge regarding the acculturative importance of peer networks in multicultural classes can easily be integrated in the ViSC Program. The practical…   mehr
Participants: Stefanek | Yanagida | Burger
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Dagmar Strohmeier
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

Connected Vehicles

In the context of automated driving vehicles, very fundamental questions arise. Some of them should be answered in the course of this project. The main topics…   mehr
Participants: Bittner | Backfrieder | Lindorfer | Schoiber | Werth | Röbl
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Gerald Ostermayer
  • Information and Communication Systems

ADAM - Advanced multimodal data analysis and visualization of composites based on grating interferometer micro-CT data

Recent advances in 3D X-ray computed tomography (XCT) hardware have enabled applying the principles of Talbot–Lau grating interferometry (TLGI) in the first…   mehr
Participants: Heinzl | Weissenböck
  • Leiter: FH-Assistenzprof. DI (FH) Dr. Christoph Heinzl
  • Measuring and Testing Technolgy

ProFVK - Industrielle Produktionsprozesse für die Verarbeitung von FaserVerbundKundststoffen und zur Herstellung von Leichtbaustrukturen

Fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) have become synonymous with lightweight construction in recent years. The enormous potential of FRP in lightweight applications…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. h.c. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Stadlbauer
  • Materials and Production Engineering

LOG - ATROPINE - Fast Track to the Physical Internet

In the project ATROPINE (Fast Track to the Physical Internet) Upper Austrian researchers and industry partners join forces to design a Physical Internet model…   mehr
Participants: Vogeser-Kalt | Hörandner | Haider
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Oliver Schauer MBA
  • Logistikum - Logistics and Business Networks

LEEFF (Low Emission Electric Freight Fleets)

Global warming, created by large scale emissions of greenhouse gasses, is a top environmental concern nowadays. Road freight transportation is a major…   mehr
Participants: Holzmann | Riegler
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. DI Dr. Clemens Holzmann
  • Software Technology and Applications

Acceptance survey within the autoBAHN 2020 project

The survey is part of the project autoBAHN 2020 (Prof. Stadlmann, Wels Campus). It examines the necessary conditions for passengers in order to accept…   mehr
Participants: Kränzl-Nagl | Ortner | Nikitina
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. MMag. Dr. Franziska Cecon
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management


Fretello is a mobile app that supports musicians while practicing. By recording the sound, it measures the quality of the exercise performance in order to give…   mehr
Participants: Holzmann | Teufl
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Gerald Ostermayer
  • Information and Communication Systems

LOISI: Logistics Optiminzation in Streel Industries

Background / Problem To keep the production of semi-finished steel products in Europe, companies are specializing in high quality products and adaptive…   mehr
Participants: Hauder
  • Leiter: DI Dr. techn. Andreas Beham
  • Software Technology and Applications

WIFI - Welding Interaction in Future Industry

Currently, there are about 4000 companies in Austria that train highly qualified welders. Application areas for welding technologies are broad and include, for…   mehr
Participants: Altmann | Augstein | Pimminger | Neumayr | Weinberger
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Mirjam Augstein
  • Software Technology and Applications

Czech-Austrian Center for Supracellular Medical Research (CAC-SuMeR)

Within the interregional project Czech-Austrian Center for Supracellular Medical Research funded by the European Union we established a new facility regarding…   mehr
Participants: | Buchroithner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Jaroslaw Jacak
  • Medical Engineering

Com3d-XCT: Competence Center for High-Resolution 3D X-ray Imaging

Non-destructive testing (NDT) of components by means of microcomputed tomography (XCT) is an important task in many fields, e.g. in the automotive and…   mehr
Participants: Gastinger | Weißenbacher | Glinz
  • Leiter: Sascha Senck Dipl.-Biol. PhD
  • Measuring and Testing Technolgy

Transfer of miRNA from single HDL particles to cells

In cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, high-resolution microscopy techniques are used to…   mehr
Participants: Brodesser | Karner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Birgit Plochberger
  • Medical Engineering

BF-SCOLA (Smart Collaboration for Industrial Applications)

The ever-increasing digitalization of production (“Industry 4.0”) leads to new challenges at monitoring and controlling technical production processes.…   mehr
Participants: Altmann | Augstein | Jetter | Neumayr | Luger | Friedl
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Jetter B.Sc. M.Sc.
  • Media and Knowledge Technologies

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