About the AIT

Key infrastructure issues

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria's largest research and technology organisation. Among the European research institutes, AIT is a specialist in the key infrastructure issues of the future.

Ingenious Partner

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.

Shareholders

The Republic of Austria (through the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology) has a share of 50.46%, while the Federation of Austrian Industries owns 49.54% of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. 

Locations

The AIT has about 1.260 employees - mostly based at the main facilities Vienna Tech Gate, Vienna TECHbase, Seibersdorf, Wiener Neustadt, Ranshofen, Graz and Leoben – working on the development of the tools, technologies and solutions for Austrian industries that are of utmost relevance for the future. All these efforts comply with our motto "Tomorrow Today".

Subsidiaries

Our location is Seibersdorf is where the two wholly-owned subsidiaries "Seibersdorf Labor GmbH" and "Nuclear Engineering Seibersdorf GmbH" are located.

Mission Statement

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology takes a leading position in the Austrian innovation system and a  key role in Europe as the RTO focusing on the key infrastructure topics of the future.

AIT provides research and technological development to realize basic innovations for the next generation of infrastructure related technologies in the fields of Health & Environment, Energy, Mobility and Digital Safety & Security. These technological research areas are supplemented by the competence in the area of Innovation Systems.

As a national and international network node at the interface of science and industry AIT enables innovation through its scientific-technological expertise, market experience, tight customer relationships and high quality research infrastructure.