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Flagship Region Manufacturing Industries Upper Austria

The complete decarbonisation of the European industry pursued by the EU poses multiple challenges which can only be overcome by creating supra-regional and multi-disciplinary innovation structures and the system-overarching bundling of single measures in the framework of an overall strategy.

OÖ4Industry aims at establishing Upper Austria as an international visible flagship region for energy-efficient, renewable production making use of innovative, Austrian energy technologies.Viable system solutions will be identified and assessed technically, economically, socially, legally and ecologically; a time and financial plan for the implementation of the overall strategy will be worked out. As an overarching, innovative instrument, a living lab required for the coordination of the single measures in context with the implementation of the flagship region will be elaborated and described.

Project start

July 2016

Project duration

12 months

Project partners

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (Lead), Verein Energieinstitut an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, FH Oberösterreich, K1-MET GmbH, Business Upper Austria – OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum Ranshofen GmbH, Linz AG, Fischer Brot GmbH, Energie AG Oberösterreich Power Solutions GmbH, Energie AG Oberösterreich Wärme GmbH

Funding line

Model Region Energy, 1st Call 2016

AIT contact

Klemens Marx