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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".

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

Molecule flash mob


Neurotransmitter transporters are some of the most popular transport proteins in research as they play a major role in the processing of signals in the brain. A joint study by TU Wien and the Medical University of Vienna has now successfully...


i²c StartAcademy


The i²c StartAcademy is an innovative research commercialization format for scientists. Submit your proposal by January 15th, 2017 latest.

Ebene Betonplatte vor dem "Aufblasen" [1]

How to inflate a hardened concrete shell with a weight of 80 t


At TU Wien, an alternative for resource intensive formwork for the construction of concrete domes was developed. It is now used in a test dome for the Austrian Federal Railways Infrastructure (ÖBB Infrastruktur).

Prof. Yuji Hasegawa, Tobias Denkmayr, Stephan Sponar, Hartmut Lemmel, Hermann Geppert (v.l.n.r.)

"Weak Measurement" with strong results


At TU Wien, a new method was developed allowing for quick and precise measurement of quantum states.

Die Diskutant_innen am Podium: Carlo Ghezzi, Gerti Kappel, Hans Akkermans, Laura Kovacs, Tom Henzinger, Tanja Traxler (Moderatorin, Der Standard) (v.l.n.r.)

Why Computer Science matters


During a panel discussion on December 13, national and international scientists reflected the societal role of Computer Science and tried to identify how its radical formative nature can be made more visible to public.