Partners and Authorities

Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien)

Technische Universität Wien (TUW) has about 20.000 students and a heavy emphasis on research in the engineering sciences. The Faculty of Informatics of TUW comprises about 3.000 students.  TUW has a long legacy in European research projects, with high success rate and significant contributions to safety critical embedded systems, real-time systems, deterministic communication, service oriented design and cyber-physical systems. TUW has a significant experience in projects involving deterministic communication in industrial applications.

In the CPS/IoT Ecosystem project TU Wien is contributing with four groups:

  • Cyber- Physical Systems Group (CPSG) , lead by prof. Radu Grosu
  • Business Informatics Group (BIG), lead by prof. Gerti Kappel
  • Distributed Systems Group (DSG), lead by prof. Schahram Dustdar
  • Embedded Systems Group (ESG), lead by prof. Ulrich Schmid

Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria’s largest research and technology organisation. Among the European research institutes, AIT is a specialist in the key infrastructure issues of the future. In the CPS/IoT Ecosystem project AIT is contributing with three groups:


Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST)

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is a young international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna.



TTTech Computertechnik AG (TTTech)

TTTech is a global leader in the field of robust networking and safety controls. TTTech solutions improve the safety and reliability of electronic systems in the industrial and transportation sectors, with a portfolio of products that are helping to make the Industrial Internet of Things and autonomous driving a reality.

Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirschaft (BMWFW)

The Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) creates the best possible framework for enterprises and represents at international levels the interests of Austria as a business location. One of the main objectives is to accelerate structural change by actively supporting research, technology and innovation. In the Hochschulraum-Strukturmittel (HRSM) is a framework for infrastructural funding in higher education. The ministry reserved 97,5 Million Euro for the projects in areas of research, energy efficiency, education and management innovation.