Research partners

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Institute for Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics (IVT)
Graz University of Technology

IVT carries out innovative and internationally recognized teaching and research within the interrelated field of energy, engine, transport and environment, and in particular to contribute in solving environmental problems.

The IVT, with 106 employees and an extraordinary array of experimental equipment (10 engine test benches, two-wheeler, passenger car and heavy-duty dyno test bench) has a long experience in the domain of combustion engines as well as international reputation in research and development.


Key Persons Role
-    Univ.Prof. Dr. Helmut Eichlseder Scientific Coordinator (Consortium Lead)
-    Dr. Stephan Schmidt General Manager & Key Researcher (Consortium Lead)
-    Dr. Eberhard Schutting Key Researcher
-    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roland Kirchberger Key Researcher
-    Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Hausberger Key Researcher
-    Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Raimund Almbauer Key Researcher

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Institute of Electrical Measurement and Measurement Signal Processing, Graz University of Technology

The Institute of Electrical Measurement and Measurement Signal Processing (EMT) belongs to the Faculty of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Graz University of Technology. Fundamental and applied research at the Institute is performed to a great extent in co-operation with international industrial and scientific partners in the fields of automotive electronics, sensors and vehicle component modelling, process measurement and condition monitoring, model-based measurement and simulation, image processing and image based measurement as well as digital signal processing.

Key Persons Role
-    Ass.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr.techn. Hannes Wegleiter Coordination & Key Researcher
-    Dr. Thomas Bretterklieber Key Researcher
-    Dr. Markus Neumayer Key Researcher

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Institute of Chemistry, Dep. Of Organic & Bioorganic Chemistry, Working Group Chemistry and Technology of Renewable Resources, Graz University

The Institute of Chemistry of the University of Graz (UG) is structured into five departments and different working groups. The main research areas of the institute are synthetic and analytical chemistry, especially chromatography and spectroscopy, polymer and colloid chemistry, bio-catalysis and chemistry of renewable resources.

Key Persons Role
-    Dr. Sigurd Schober Coordination & Key Researcher
-    Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Mittelbach Key Researcher

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University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria - FH OÖ Forschungs- & Entwicklungs- GmbH, School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences Wels

The Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences is the largest university of applied sciences in Austria and is an integral part of the tertiary education system. The organization is defined by the requirements of regional scientific and research needs. The university is ambitiously striving to secure a leading position in central Europe with its selected fields of competence. The Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences is a recognized research partner for industry having already achieved nationwide status and is actively involved in co-operations on an international basis. The FH OÖ has reinforced its research and development activities in recent years by establishing four R&D-Research Centres at the FH OÖ locations Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels. Campus Wels focuses on Automation of Complex Mechatronic Systems, Testing and Processing of Materials, Eco-Energy and Environmental Engineering plus Measurement and Testing Technology.

Key Persons Role
-    Dr. Gernot Grabmair Coordination & Key Researcher
-    Priv. Doz. Dr. Peter Hehenberger Key Researcher