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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.

Ein kleines Fahrzeug wird in eine Parklücke gesteuert – mit einem neuronalen Netzwerk aus nur 12 Neuronen, angelehnt an das Gehirn eines Wurms.

Artificial Intelligence: Parking a Car with only 12 Neurons


Computer scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) are improving Artificial Intelligence by drawing inspiration from biology. The new approaches achieve amazing results with surprisingly little effort.

DNA-basiertes Dendrimer der fünften Generation, eingetaucht in eine Gegenionenlösung. Regelmäßige Hohlräume im Inneren dieses neuartigen Makromoleküls können als Nanoteilchen-Träger eingesetzt werden.

Nanocages in the lab and in the computer: how DNA-based dendrimers transport nanoparticles


How to create nanocages, i.e., robust and stable objects with regular voids and tunable properties? Short segments of DNA molecules are perfect candidates for the controllable design of novel complex structures. Physicists from the University of...

Symbolbild: Frauenhände über einen Laptop ein Smartphone haltend.

Smartphones blurring the lines between the personal and the professional sphere


TU Wien and the Lower Austria Chamber of Labour have conducted a study into smartphone use. The lines between work time and free time are often blurred.

Mit Bio-Ethanol betriebener Motor am Prüfstand der TU Wien

Bioethanol in diesel engines: a contribution to sustainability


Ethanol can make an important contribution to climate protection: at TU Wien, a diesel engine has been developed that can run on over 70% bioethanol.

Die ESA-Mission Euclid könnte neue Einblicke in fundamentale Fragen der Stringtheorie liefern. [1]

String Theory: Is Dark Energy even Allowed?


A new conjecture causes excitement in the string theory community. Timm Wrase of the Vienna University of Technology has now published much-discussed results on recent new developments.