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Technology for People

Our mission is "technology for people". Through our research we "develop scientific excellence",
through our teaching we "enhance comprehensive competence".

The Vienna University of Technology – TU Wien (TUW) – is located in the heart of Europe, in a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. For nearly 200 years, the TU Wien has been a place of research, teaching and learning in the service of progress. The TU Wien is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.

Lean Startup Machine, photo courtesy of

Lean Startup Machine has been unlocked for Vienna


The biggest risk in starting a business is not being able to acquire customers. LSM is a 3-day workshop that teaches you how to build something customers want and run the right experiments to steer your business in the right...more ...

The quantum system studied at TU Wien (Vienna): A black diamond (center) contains nitrogen atoms, which are coupled to a microwave resonator.

"Cavity Protection Effect" Helps to Conserve Quantum Information


Coupling atomic spins in diamonds to microwave resonators could lead to new quantum technologies. Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) have now managed to dramatically prolong the time these systems can...more ...

Mitchel Resnick

Scratch & snap! Easy programming for the young generation


The Faculty of Informatics hosts the third conference on Constructionism and Creativity in August 2014. Keynote speakers are well-known scientists and developers such as Mitchel Resnick, inventor of the programming environment...more ...

A new concept for a quantum computer has been proposed.

Diamonds are a Quantum Computer’s Best Friend


A new kind of quantum computer is being proposed by scientists from the TU Wien (Vienna) and Japan (National Institute of Informatics and NTT Basic Research Labs).more ...

Marco Furchi, Thomas Müller, Andreas Pospischil (left to right)

New Material Allows for Ultra-Thin Solar Cells


Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kinds of solar cell.more ...