||Pharmaceutical sector, biotechnology and Medical technology, Cancer research, Immunology and allergies, Regenerative medicine and regenerative biology, Cognitive neurosciences, Metabolism. As a wide-ranging topic across all business areas: personalised medicine
|Information and Communication Technologies
||Industry 4.0 − digitalisation of the economy, Spatial simulation / spatial analysis and spatial, simulation, geo-information systems
Smart data and visualisation/data analysis and visualisation. The Internet of Things/Smart Production and Services, including future interfaces
|Smart Materials in Life Sciences
||Innovative activities emerging from linkages between the biosciences and medicine, e.g. in the realm of medical technology or also ‚bioanalytical engineering‘ (materials‘ surfaces and sensor technology for diagnostics, biochip technologies, micro-fluid engineering and biosensor technology). Also by introducing the ICTs, the sectors providing growth prospects for new technologies are equally diverse, e.g. that of integrating electronics and sensors into materials for purposes of measurement and analysis (among other uses), or of simulating properties of materials. Biomaterials.
|The Creative Economy and Service Innovation
||Design and structuring: eco-design, strongly drawing upon the sustainability concept, materials research and resource efficiency. Digital, interactive media, media technologies, visualisation, animation, app programming, software programming, interfaces to the human user, programming of digital, interactive media. Service innovations for all business sectors,
both in service-based and in production-based business sectors (e.g. artisans, industry, tourism, commerce). Service innovations for tourism. The goal is to further develop tourism, applying innovation and research, a strong foundation of knowledge and the e-tourism sector.
|Intelligent construction and settlement systems
||Intelligent Alpine Building, Smart Settlement Systems (settlement 4.0), development of spaces, mobility, energy, infrastructure, social issues and demography, always aiming to safeguard minimum resource consumption, sustainable use of infrastructure, and placing human beings − the users − at the forefront.