Austrian Institute of Technology

Last update: 02. Nov 2022


The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) is Austria’s largest research and technology organisation. As a national and international network node at the interface of science and industry, AIT performs contract research, licensing IPR or launches spin-offs for industry partners as well as provides input in the form of coordinating foresight processes, performing studies and evaluations and developing concepts and programmes with regard to infrastructure and technology policy decisions for public institutions.

The main research areas of AIT are energy, mobility systems, low-emission transport, health & bio resources, digital safety & security, vision, automation & control and technology experience, all paired with competence in the area of innovation systems & policy. Among their facilities in the field of smart grids is the Smartest (Smart Electricity Systems and Technology Services) laboratory analysing interactions between components and the grid under realistic conditions.

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