Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology

RISC Software

RISC Software was founded in 1992 and is owned by the Johannes Kepler University Linz (80%) and Upper Austrian Research GmbH (20%). It is an internationally operating IT company providing software development services. The company focuses on the development of complex and highly reliable custom software solutions, mainly in the areas of computational mathematics and computer science.

Technologies and competences

RISC Software combines engineering excellence from mathematics, computer science, and software engineering. This allows supporting projects that range from initial concept ideas to the development of mature systems, through deep domain knowledge in the areas of numerical mathematics, computational geometry, software design, and software development processes.

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

Products and services in aviation

  • Design and optimisation tools for lightweight structures.
  • Development and software reengineering of FEM / CAE systems.
  • Development of software applications for justification processes.
  • Computer geometry and mathematical optimisation.

RISC Software GmbH

Softwarepark 35
4232 Hagenberg, Austria
+43 7236 3343-234


Peter Stadelmeyer

Economic data

Employees 50 - 250
Turnover 1 - 5 M€
Export quota aviation 100 %
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Last update: 2017-12-11