Prepare for printing     
FTW Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien GmbH

 Contact data
StreetDonau-City-Strasse 1 
ZIP, City, Region 1220 - Wien (Vienna) 
EmailSend Email
 Contact person

Mag. Sue Ivan (Manager Funding Programmes)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 51-250  number of researches: 55

 Central aim of organisation
FTWs goal is to bring together academia and industry to carry out application-oriented research in one of the central scientific fields of tomorrow´s

 Briefly describe your organisation
FTW is a nationally leading and internationally acclaimed center for research and development of technologies for future communication systems. Established in 1998, FTW is supported and further developed as a K1-centre by the Austrian Government and the City of Vienna within the competence center programme COMET (Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies).

FTW concentrates on research and development of theories, algorithms and processes for the intelligent management of future communication systems under real-time conditions. FTW closely cooperates with partners from both academia and industry, thereby strengthening and accelerating the process of academic discovery for applications in industry. The list of partners include corporate companies (like A1 Telekom Austria, Alcatel-Lucent Austria, ASFINAG Autobahnen- und Schnellstraßen-Finanzierungs AG, EVN, Kapsch CarrierCom, Kapsch TrafficCom, Lantiq Austria, Nokia Siemens Networks, Telekom Austria AG), small and medium enterprises, and partners from academia (Universities of Technology in Vienna and Graz).

The scientific activities of FTW focus on four particular fields: (i) Signal & Information Processing (ii) Communication Networks (iii) Networked Services and (iv) User-centered Interaction & Communication Economics.

FTW consists of an international and multi-disciplinary team of about 55 full-time researchers. FTW has a solid track record of participating in more than 20 European projects up to now under FP5, FP6 and FP7.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
- ICT Applications     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - ICT Applications for Traffic and Logistics     
   - IT Security and Encryption     
- Multimedia, Pattern Recognition     
   - Pattern Processing     
   - Audiovisual Devices and Communication     
- Software- and Data Processing     
   - Application Service Provision (ASP)      
   - Digital Systems     
   - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Middleware     
   - Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)     
   - Usability Engineering     
   - Semantic Systems     
- Systems- and Network Technology     
   - Internet Technologies     
   - Network and Broadband Technologies     
   - Advanced Systems Architecture     
   - Network Security     
   - Pervasive Computing     
- Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics     
   - Man-Machine Interaction     
   - Speech Technology     
   - Sensor Technology     
- Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Embedded Systems     
   - Embedded Systems and Real-time Systems     
   - Reliability     
- Radio Frequency Technologies     
   - High Frequency Technology, Microwave Technology     
   - Narrow Band Technologies     
   - Wireless & Mobile Communication     
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects

 Inserted / Updated
2005-05-11 / 2015-01-14