Austrian Annual Report on Research and Technology


The annual Austrian Research and Technology Report covers topical issues of national and international research and technology policy. It analyses current development trends and provides comprehensive data on research and development as well as information on special topics.

The legal basis for publication of the annual Research and Technology Report is contained in the Research Organisation Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 341/1981. Pursuant to § 8(1) of the Act, a progress report on federally funded research, technology and innovation activities in Austria is submitted to the Austrian Parliament by the Federal Minister of Science and Research in cooperation with the Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology by 1 June each year. Pursuant to § 8(2), the Federal Government has to submit a comprehensive report on the requirements of research, technology and innovation in Austria to the Austrian Parliament at intervals of three years.