St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences

Main focuses

Research, development and innovation are closely related to teaching. Interdisciplinary teams observe current developments and research their resulting challenges for society and the economy. Together with national and international partners use-oriented projects are worked on, so that participants are faced with current, subject-specific findings.

Research is done in the following fields:

  • Media and Digital Technologies: The field of media at IC\M/T consists of the research teams Video production, Audio design, Media computing as well as Mobile and researches with a focus on Creative content & digital heritage, Info-& edutainment and Smart tools & digital workflows
  • Media and Economics: Media systems in flux, new forms of organisations and business models, effect and use of media
  • Informatics and Security: privacy, biometry, IT-Forensic, industrial security, anti-forensic, security management, software security  
  • Rail Technology and Mobility: application-oriented research and development focusing on traffic and mobility
  • Josef Ressel Center for unified threat intelligence on targeted attacks (TARGET)
  • Health: nutrition and sport in health promotion, prevention, therapy, rehabilitation and quality assurance with particular consideration of issues such as geria-nutrition, consulting methodology, posture - movement - locomotion, healthcare research as well as inter- and multidisciplinary topics  
  • Social Sciences: social diagnostics, analysis of social environments,  client inclusion, diversity, elderly people and their relatives, general questions of inclusion, use of new media