Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology


JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a professional innovation and technology provider with a long track record in cutting-edge research at an international level. DIGITAL - the Institute for Information and Communication Technologies is your trustworthy partner for applied high-tech solutions.

Technologies and competences

DIGITAL analyses new technologies, specialising in image, video and acoustic signal processing as well as in remote sensing, communication and navigation technologies. DIGITAL supports meteorological services for air traffic management by means of computervision-based automated measurements. Further topics include sensor systems and equipment as well as material quality insurance for aircrafts.

Fields of Activity Research Development Production
Aircraft (complete)      
Aircraft structures and parts yes yes  
Cabin interiors and furnishing (incl. cargo hold) yes yes  
Materials and manufacturing technologies yes    
Cockpit equipment and aircraft electronics yes yes  
Systems yes yes  
Air traffic infrastructure and air traffic control applications yes yes  
Ground test and training equipment yes yes  
Airport infrastructure      

Products and services in aviation

  • Computer Vision for Meteorology in ATM, see
  • Airborne Data Acquisition & Mapping (ADAM), see
  • Space and Communication Technology, see
  • Material Testing and Quality Assurance (acoustic methods)

Aviation standards and certifications

  • ADAM has been certified by EASA to be operated on Cessna 182, 182T, 182S and T182T

JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH - DIGITAL - Institute for Information and Communication Technologies

Steyrergasse 17
8010 Graz, Austria
+43 316 876-5000


Harald Ganster

Employees > 250
Turnover > 10 M€
Export quota aviation 10 %
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Last update: 2021-02-10