Lower Austria (AT12)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Sankt Pölten
  • Region size icon 19.186 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 1.698.796 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 65.034,59 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 16,01 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 4,00 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 1,80 (2019)
Urban Data Platform

S3 Thematic Platforms

S3 Priorities


Name Description
Medical Materials and Technologies Materials, tribology (friction, wear, lubrication), medical technology, sensors and actuators, surfaces.
Medical Biotechnology Blood purification systems, tissue engineering, cell therapies, cell biology/physiology
Agricultural and Environmental Technology Bio-analysis, environmental technology, plant cultivation, use of renewable commodities, pharmacy.
Bio-energy Agricultural and food technology: bio-energy, bio-mass, energy systems, agricultural and food technologies, water management, ecological building (focus on energy-efficient building and renovation)
Mechatronics Energy efficiency in production
Plastics Bio-plastics, bio-packaging
Food Food quality and food safety, organic and regional products, resource efficiency
Construction, Energy and Environment Renovation of historic buildings to low-energy standard, multi-floor new buildings in passive energy quality, living comfort and healthy interior climate, energy efficiency

You can obtain more detail following this link: EYE@RIS3 Priorities



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