Research Centre Microtechnology

The Research Centre for Microtechnology focuses on the development of microtechnical production processes and components of microsystems.


Research Centre User Centred Technologies

The research centre for User Centred Technologies deals with the design of technology and media for people. We support the development of new products and systems in order to satisfy the needs of society and minimise the limitations of users.

User Centred Technologies

Research Centre for Process- and Product-Engineering

The Process- and Product-Engineering research centre deals with the creation, application and transfer of innovation. Experts work in three groups, namely Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Economic Sciences.

Process- and Product-Engineering

Research Centre for Social and Economic Sciences

The Research Institute for Social and Economic Sciences aims to extend its socio-empirical and economic-scientific research, as well as the development of its competences, in the following areas in order to use the results for the benefit of Vorarlberg and the European region of Lake Constance: social accounting, social area analysis, human ressources, soft-skills, social overhead capital, health, demographics, education, organisational development and social work sciences (gender, migration, social politics, professionalisation, etc.). For this purpose, certain research and development projects from the Social and Economic Sciences department are implemented for NGOs, companies and other regional stakeholders in society (e.g. for local authorities, public administration, labour organisations, business organisations, labour market services and other associations).

Social and Economic Sciences

Research Centre Energy

The Illwerke VKW Professorship for Energy Efficiency carries out a range of research and educational activities in energy related areas. It also serves as a key contact and gateway for energy research in the state of Vorarlberg.


Research and Development for Companies and Institutions at FH Vorarlberg

Contact us!

Depending on the nature of the question, a company may entrust the research centres and divisions with a project or commission a student projects. Give us a call or send your request via email. We would be happy to advise you and forward your question to the correct contact person.

Hans-Jürgen Lofner

Dipl. Soz.Päd. (FH) Hans-Jürgen Lofner, MA
Research Coordination/-Controlling

 +43 5572 792 2003

Euraxess - Researchers in Motion

EURAXESS is an initiative of the European Commission created to facilitate the mobility of researchers in Europe and hence support the role of Europe as an outstanding centre for scientific research.

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