We are part of Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences: As a research center at Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, we help to reach the goals of the University with our effort in science and teaching.
We are an esteemed energy research institute in Austria: We develop solutions in energy technology, which are nationally and internationally in demand. Thereby, we contribute to the “Energieautonomie Vorarlberg 2050” and support industrial partners in their research and development tasks.
We are an internationally visible research center: We conduct research with the goal of a sustainable energy future and we aim to be internationally visible in specific research fields. To that end, we collaborate with international research institutes.
We justify the trust placed in us: By using our resources in a responsible manner, we justify the trust of our founder, our partners and the public authority.
We see our teaching mission manifold: We support our students so that they can acquire not only the technical knowledge but also the critical thinking that is necessary to be successful and constructive in a versatile energy sector.
We work as a heterogeneous team: In our team, we unite people with different scientific and cultural background, different methods and ways of thinking. We value diversity and create original and exceptional ideas and solutions together.
We communicate our scientific findings: We publish our scientific work in internationally renowned journals and discuss our ideas with experts on conferences.
We shape the energy future: We conduct intensive research on seminal technologies and develop implementable short-term solutions at the same time.
We cultivate a cooperative and open working atmosphere.
We allow the necessary time for deep scientific work.
We enjoy our work and our topics inspire us.
We develop ourselves personally and as a team by critical reflection.
We respond flexible on arising new challenges.
We assess our knowledge realistically.
We aim for highest quality for ourselves and, thereby, for our partners.
We rate ourselves based on our performance instead of our working hours.
We enjoy our leisure time and, consequently, gain new energy for our work.
Further information about the research centre Energy