The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria's largest research and technology organization and an international key player in many of the research areas we cover. This makes us a leading development partner for the industry and a top employer within the international scientific community.
As an Ingenious Partner to industry and public institutions, AIT is already researching and developing the technologies, methods and tools of tomorrow paving the way for the innovations of the day after tomorrow.
The Republic of Austria (through the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology) has a share of 50.46%, while the Federation of Austrian Industries owns 49.54% of the AIT.
The AIT has about 1.400 employees working on the development of the tools, technologies and solutions for Austrian industries that are of utmost relevance for the future.
AIT provides research and technological development to realize basic innovations for the next generation of infrastructure related technologies in the fields of Energy, Mobility Systems, Low-Emission Transport, Health & Bioresources, Digital Safety & Security, Vision, Automation & Control and Technology Experience. These technological research areas are supplemented by the competence in the area of Innovation Systems & Policy.