Tirol lies distinctly ahead in the international competition between markets and regions: not only is Tirol one of the world’s leading tourism destinations with corresponding technological and economic competences, Tirol has also developed into a vibrant location for technology and healthcare.
The combination of Tirol’s economic and scientific expertise in the competence triangle of technology, healthcare and tourism holds great potential: for local companies and research institutions, as well as for Tirol as an economic and social environment as a whole.
Scientific Areas of Expertise
Key scientific topics are firmly established in the areas of health sciences and sustainability research. Tirol is an internationally networked centre of creative thought and research Prestigious universities and institutes make important contributions to international research in the following areas:
- Sports science
Economic Areas of Expertise
In addition to the main scientific topics, “key enabling technologies” are also playing an increasingly important role in the Tirolean economy, especially in an international context: material technologies, risk and disaster management, nanotechnology, micro- and nanoelectronics, photonics, materials, biotechnology and new forms of production are important drivers of future innovations, in which the Tirolean economy and science have established considerable expertise.
This interplay between scientific and technological developments results in strong economic areas of expertise: