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.


Based on floating-phone data and supplementary user mobility surveys, user equitable planning for public transport is created. Based on that a methodology for…   mehr
Participants: | Lindorfer
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Krösche
  • Software Technology and Applications

Methoden und Verfahren für nachhaltig agierende Entscheidungsunterstützung in der operativen Produktionssteuerung

NPS investigates new methods for priority-rule-based guidance and control of flexible,volatile production processes at the operational shop floor level…   mehr
Participants: Wagner | Beham | Karder
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Stefan Wagner
  • Software Technology and Applications

K-Projekt HOPL (Hagenberg)

This project aims to develop novel algorithms in order to gain additional optimization potential by modeling and optimizing interrelated logistics and…   mehr
Participants: Wagner | Winkler | Pitzer | Kronberger | Kommenda | Beham | Burlacu | Karder | Fleck | Scagnetti | Leitner | Holzleitner | Hauder
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Michael Affenzeller
  • Software Technology and Applications

Palmaster Usability Reviews (PUR)

Usability reviews and design suggestions for a new interface for the Palmaster. Palmaster supports the efficient automation for manufacturing/machining small…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Dr. techn. Jean D. Hallewell Haslwanter MSc BS
  • Automated Control Engineering and Simulation

IAAA - Interaction Analysis for Automated Adaptation

Nowadays, personalization plays a major role in a multitude of computer-based systems. Additionally, due to the European and national Strategy 2020 concerning…   mehr
Participants: Altmann | Augstein | Neumayr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Mirjam Augstein

Effect of Defect

The goal of this research project is to develop thermographic methods to enable a 3D reconstruction of flaws in aircraft structures. Due to the availability of…   mehr
  • Leiter: DI (FH) Dr. techn. Günther Mayr
  • Measuring and Testing Technolgy

BF-Innenansichten eines Weizenteiges

Die Mikrostruktur eines Lebensmittels dominiert hauptverantwortlich das Texturempfinden des Konsumenten. Somit ist das objektivierte Verständnis der…   mehr
Participants: Heinzl
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katrin Mathmann
  • Food Technology and Biotechnology

GEMPLAY - Gendered games Motivating Physical ActivitY

This project aims to promote physical exercise by incorporating personalized, genderinclusive game experiences that reflect the preferences of various user…   mehr
Participants: Rammer | Friedl
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Michael Lankes
  • Media and Knowledge Technologies

Evaluation des Projektes "Schulsozialarbeit des Vereins NEUSTART an der Berufsschule Ried"

(Wie) wirkt Schulsozialarbeit?Mit der Wirkung von Schulsozialarbeit an Berufsschulen setzt sich ein aktuelles Forschungsprojekt der FH OÖ auseinander. Hierfür…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Petra Wagner
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

ecopowerdrive 2

It is a well-known fact that the segment of non-automotive and small engine propulsion systems has to be included in the worldwide ambitions to reduce fuel…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Gernot Grabmair

CrAc - CoopeRative Activities

Non-profit organizations , open source communities or corporate networks are characterized by activities which are executed by volunteers to a large extent. In…   mehr
Participants: Schönböck | Kern | Raab
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Johannes Schönböck
  • Information and Communication Systems

Social and Sustainable Finance and Impact

Literature from fields such as Social Entrepreneurship and Public Management already extensively deals with the many faces of social ventures and blended value…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Dr. Othmar Lehner MBA
  • Controlling, Rechnungswesen und Finanzmanagement (CRF)

digital assembly - first step in lot size 1

In order to achieve high rates of adding value in the future and thus to secure locations and jobs in Upper Austria, productivity and agility must be steadily…   mehr
Participants: Beham | Traugott | Dorfmeister
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Michael Affenzeller
  • Software Technology and Applications


Fluorescence microscopy is going to become one of the core technologies for biomedical research and diagnostics. Therefore, image analysis is an increasing…   mehr
Dorfer | Winkler | Jacak | Schaller | Borgmann
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Stephan Winkler
  • Software Technology and Applications

DALIA - (Assitant for Daily Life Activities at Home)

DALIA (Assistant for Daily Life Activities at Home) will provide an integrated home system that supports older adults as primary end-users, offers support to…   mehr
Participants: Auinger
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Dr. Johannes Kriegel MBA MPH
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly


To identify proteins in biological samples mass spectrometry (MS) is most often applied: proteins are digested to peptides which are subsequently analyzed.…   mehr
Participants: Winkler
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Stephan Winkler
  • Software Technology and Applications


The project SEE_INNOVA aims at developing an innovative, multi-disciplinary governance approach at transnational level for the regional coordination of…   mehr
Participants: Ortner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Renate Sabine Kränzl-Nagl
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly

AUToMAte - Automated Usability Testing of Mobile Applications

Conducting user tests with the aim to improve the usability of mobile applications is a critical competitive factor in this fast-moving market. Users are…   mehr
Participants: Nedbal | Selinger | Auinger | Holzmann | Wetzlinger | Grossauer | Guetz
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. DI Dr. Clemens Holzmann
  • Software Technology and Applications


The project with the full title “Framework and frontend for semi-automated matching of real and virtual prototypes” is an FFG funded “COIN-Aufbau” project. The…   mehr
Participants: Jungwirth | Grabmair | Steinbatz | Witteveen | Hofinger | Mayr | Winkler | Oberpeilsteiner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Gernot Grabmair
  • Automated Control Engineering and Simulation

Usability Testing of Mobile Operator Terminals

KEBA AG develops and manufactures control systems and mobile terminals for machines and robots, where some of them are already equipped with touch displays…   mehr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. DI Dr. Clemens Holzmann
  • Software Technology and Applications

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