Solar energy from bioplastics

More than ever, the responsible handling of resources is an issue which affects all of us. In this respect, the utilisation of solar energy has played an important role already for many years. Most recent research by the experts in the field of plastics engineering in Leoben now has the aim to use bioplastics for […]

Graz University of Technology develops next generation of gas engines

A highly efficient combustion concept for the new 9.5 MW Jenbacher gas engine of GE, which is mainly applied for the stationary generation of electricity and heat in block heating stations, has been developed. With the concept, an electrical efficiency of 48.7 % is achieved, which represents a global peak value. Thus, an important contribution […]

From waste glass to thermal insulating material

Customer:With three production sites in Germany as well as one production site in Austria, GEOCELL Schaumglas GmbH is one of the leading producers of foam glass gravel in Europe. With the completion of a glass mill at the site Gaspoltshofen (Upper Austria), the producer of foam glass gravel strengthens his position as market leader and […]

1200 Green Tech researchers pooled

With the new research association Green Tech Research, five Styrian research facilities and their economic partners pool their competence in the field of energy- and environment engineering. Thus, an internationally visible constant in the field of environment engineering-research consisting of 1,200 researchers is created. The focus is on smart living environments with intelligent buildings, decentralised […]

100 years green innovations from Styria

With the invention of the hydropower turbine with adjustable rotor blades in the year 1913, Viktor Kaplan from Mürzzuschlag started the story of success in the field of Styrian environment-innovations. Since then, Styria has been exporting and producing innovative technologies in the field renewable energy and recycling and it has gained an international reputation as […]

Komptech-machines safe 30-75 % energy

A new era has started for Komptech: Green Efficiency stands for new technologies with a significantly higher energy efficiency than already existing machines and systems according to the state of the art. It’s not without reason that the sun-symbol has been chosen as new logo for technical development. Saving energy is “in” – also the […]

Solar energy from bioplastics

More than ever, the responsible handling of resources is an issue which affects all of us. In this respect, the utilisation of solar energy has played an important role already for many years. Most recent research by the experts in the field of plastics engineering in Leoben now has the aim to use bioplastics for […]

From waste glass to thermal insulating material

Customer:With three production sites in Germany as well as one production site in Austria, GEOCELL Schaumglas GmbH is one of the leading producers of foam glass gravel in Europe. With the completion of a glass mill at the site Gaspoltshofen (Upper Austria), the producer of foam glass gravel strengthens his position as market leader and […]

Higher growth due to Eco-innovations

Environment-innovation pays off, this is proven by the companies in the Cluster ECO WORLD STYRIA: In 2012, the more innovative companies of the cluster could grow by 15.7 %.This year alone, ECO could co-initiate new R&D projects in an amount of 26 million €. With more than 15 global technology leaders, Styria is internationally considered […]

With ECO to the MIT in Boston

US-State Senator Marc R. Pacheco knows Austria very well and has also visited Vienna and Styria several times already. For the State Senator, Austria has a role model function in the field of renewable energies. The Senator from Massachusetts would like to bridge the gap between Austrian and US-American companies.An invitation, that Chamber of Commerce […]