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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.

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) - interaction of lipoprotein particles with cell membrane receptors

The development of cardiovascular diseases involves a large number of complex molecular biological processes. Among other things responsible for this are the...   more
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Birgit Plochberger
  • Medical Engineering

BF-Lipo-Shuttle: BF-Characterization and application of modified lipoprotein particles for the transfer of fat-soluble and medically relevant substances

Lipoproteins can be used as an effective shuttle for nutritional supplements (vitamins) because the phospholipid core is very well suited to contain many...   more
Participants: Weber | Tauscher | Lasinger
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Birgit Plochberger
  • Medical Engineering

TC-Einfluss von Glykosylierung und Membrankrümmung auf IgG-Effektorfunktionen

Besides their role in neutralization, antibodies mediate various functions of the immune system such as phagocytosis, cytotoxicity and maintenance of immune...   more
Participants: Strasser
  • Leiter: DI Dr. Johannes Preiner
  • Medical Engineering

TC-Sturztraining-Assessment

Information about movement in everyday life can be obtained either with inertial sensors, or through measurements of the pressure on the sole of the foot. In...   more
Participants: Salzmann
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Dr. Thomas Haslwanter
  • Medical Engineering

Plattform für die Diagnostik von Biomarkern und Analyse der Wirkstoffdynamik

The aim of this project is to expand the infrastructural and methodological basis for novel diagnostics and drug development. Innovative biological models and...   more
Participants: Preiner | Mairhofer | Karner
  • Leiter: DI Dr. Johannes Preiner
  • Medical Engineering

Biophysical Characterization of Therapeutic Antibodies

Currently, there is an increased use of monoclonal antibodies in the context of the treatment of patients that suffer from cancer. In cooperation with a...   more
Participants: Strasser
  • Leiter: DI Dr. Johannes Preiner
  • Medical Engineering

TC-Exosom

Exosomes are nanoparticles that act as "transporters" between cells and even organs. By means of high-resolution fluorescence microscopy methods a highly...   more
Participants:
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Jaroslaw Jacak
  • Medical Engineering

FeeL - Feedback for Leg Protheses

In cooperation with our partners Otto-Bock and the Med-Uni Wien we investigate if sensory feedback for leg prothesis helps partners with amputations of the...   more
Participants:
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Dr. Thomas Haslwanter
  • Medical Engineering

An Evaluation of Caregivers` Perceived Workload with Residents Suffering from Dementia in Nursing Homes for the Elderly

How does the care-giving staff in a home for the elderly experience caring for people with dementia? To answer this question, the State of Upper Austria has...   more
Participants: Wetzelhütter | Ortner | Hasengruber
  • Leiter: FH-Assistenzprof. Mag. Daniela Wetzelhütter
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly

Evaluation VR4Therapy

As part of the project “VR4Therapy” funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency, the company Neutral, Inc. is developing innovative technologies which are...   more
Participants: Hasengruber
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Dr. Renate Sabine Kränzl-Nagl
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly

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...   more
Participants: Strohmeier | Mayr | Kremshuber | Kapéter | Steiner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Dagmar Strohmeier
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

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...   more
Participants: Stefanek | Yanagida | Burger
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Dagmar Strohmeier
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

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...   more
Participants: Kränzl-Nagl | Ortner | Nikitina
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. MMag. Dr. Franziska Cecon
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

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...   more
Participants: Mayr | Buchroithner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Jaroslaw Jacak
  • Medical Engineering

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...   more
Participants: Brodesser | Karner
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Birgit Plochberger
  • Medical Engineering

SOCIALCARE - A Social Care Network for Citizen Empowerment and Care Support in Local Communities

In the current economic climate with cutbacks in care and social wellbeing, we are witness of a social innovation process where citizens and older people are...   more
Participants: | Grossauer | Guetz | Riegler
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. DI Dr. Clemens Holzmann
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly

NeedleTutor

Medical education is characterized by a time and cost intensive interaction between medical experts and trainees. According to demography the number of cases...   more
Participants: Fürst | Esterer
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Andreas Schrempf
  • Medical Engineering

Thrombotherm

Transfusion of platelets is used either prophylactic to reduce the risk of clinical threatening bleedings or therapeutic to treat acute life-threatening...   more
Participants: Mayr | Blasenbauer | Brodesser | Strohmeier
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Birgit Plochberger
  • Medical Engineering

KIMBO - Kollaborative Interdisziplinäre Medizinsche Boards

The goal of KIMBO is to create a concept and prototype implementation of a generalized workflow system to plan, execute and document interdisciplinary medical...   more
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Herwig Mayr
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly

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...   more
Participants:
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Petra Wagner
  • Applied Social Sciences and Non Profit Management

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