FH OÖ Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH

The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (FH OÖ) offers degree programmes as well as results of different fields of R&D. As one of four faculties of FHOÖ, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria – Campus Wels (www.fh-wels.at) was founded in 1994, focusing on Automation of Complex Mechatronic Systems, Testing and Processing of Materials, Eco-Energy and Environmental Engineering as well as Measurement and Testing Technology. 

For organizational reasons the FH OÖ group consists of 5 companies which vary in their core competences. The FH OÖ Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH is entrusted with the execution of all R&D projects. All research associates, junior researchers and senior researchers at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria are exclusively employed by the FH OÖ Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH. FH OÖ Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH is in 100% ownership of the FH OÖ Management GmbH holding company. As stated in the company registers FHW is a non-profit-organization and does not generate any profit from its activities.

The research group “X-ray computed tomography” (www.3dct.at) which is mainly involved in the NanoXCT project was founded in 2005 and consists of 4 professors and 12 research assistants.