Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology

University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt - Aerospace Engineering Department

The Aerospace Engineering Department was founded in 2012. Being well connected with the regional air and space as well as local aviation industry, the Department focuses on their present and future needs. Together with the University's own research partner Fotec, the AE Department designs, manufactures and tests new systems.

Technologies and competences

The AE department focuses on the use of modern materials and manufacturing methods for aerospace components. This includes the simulation of manufacturing methods for C-C composite and verification of the models. In addition, together with its R&D company, FOTEC, the AE Department investigates the use of additive layer manufacturing methods for a variety of aerospace applications.

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

  • CubeSat and test facilities for CubeSat subsystems
  • Structural components based on composites
  • Structural components based on additive layer manufacturing

University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt - Aerospace Engineering Department

Johannes Gutenberg-Str. 3
2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria
+43 2622 89084-235


Carsten Scharlemann

Economic data

Employees < 10
Turnover < 1 M€
Export quota aviation 0 %
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Last update: 2016-11-28