Unfold the Future

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Research partner for smart industries

Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) is Austria's top research center for electronic based systems. We develop innovative solutions for environmental protection, health, energy, mobility and security - from wafers to intelligent systems.

About SAL

from idea to innovation

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let's work together!

We offer industry-oriented re­search as well as services at the highest level, a well-equipped re­search infra­struc­ture and customized oppor­tu­ni­ties for coop­er­a­tion.

Collaboration

Great place to research

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If you want to actively shape the tech­nolo­gies of the future and enjoy working in an inter­na­tional team, then you've come to the right place. 

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Global leader in mobile communication technologies Ericsson has joined forces with KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and eight other…

Modern AI techniques based on Deep Learning methods have achieved outstanding results in several different fields, including computer vision. However,…

International cooperation is a key pillar to create new technologies. Madeleine Petschnigg, Junior Scientist in the field of Microsystems at Silicon…

This year, SAL purchased a special oscilloscope with an extremely high bandwidth. This helps researchers test 6G outputs enabling not only electronic…

With Bruno Clerckx, the top research center Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) has been able to win an internationally renowned scientist as its new CTO. The…

Silicon Austria Labs is the first customer to receive the next-generation EVG150 system. Redesigned 200-mm platform increases module capacity for…

Artificial Intelligence applied to detection and recognition problems gets more and more important in the current digitized century and is a key…

With 103 participants from fifteen different countries, this year’s International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN) that…

The demographic transition is a central problem that Europe is confronted with today. The aging population raises questions about the sustainability…

Sustainability plays an increasingly important role in all areas of our daily life – as well as in the aerospace industry. To secure the independent…

Opportunities for the future. At Silicon Austria Labs, researchers work together on green technologies and sustainable solutions for electronic based…

Together with Austrian leading companies Infineon, Fronius, AT&S, AVL List and TDK electronics, a team at the top research center Silicon Austria Labs…

From idea to innovation with our lighthouses

More than Moore

More func­tion­ality and effi­ciency in smaller compo­nents

The re­search goals on More-than-Moore tech­nolo­gies at SAL are reduc­tion of complexity, minia­tur­iza­tion and increase in effi­ciency of compo­nents. 

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6G

Conver­gence of commu­ni­ca­tions, radar, local­iza­tion and sensing

Currently, the neces­sary funda­mental re­search for a market launch of 6G starting in 2030 is begin­ning to form inter­na­tion­ally. At Silicon Austria Labs in Linz, re­search is being conducted on essen­tial "enabling tech­nolo­gies" for 6G. 

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Dependable EBS

For a future where EBS tech­nology fosters trust

SAL is re­searching various tech­nolo­gies that contribute to the depend­ability of EBS, from soft­ware devel­op­ment for the Internet of Things to the ques­tion of the explain­ability of arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence.

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High Power Density Converter

Effi­cient power converters for climate change

SAL is working on power elec­tronic systems along the entire EBS value chain, from design to compo­nent char­ac­ter­i­za­tion to hard­ware.

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Photonics

Mastery of light in any form

SAL special­izes in the multi­dis­ci­pli­nary re­search and devel­op­ment of optical, opto­elec­tronic and mechan­ical compo­nents. 

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Project highlights

Learn more about our innovative projects along the EBS value chain. 

Projects

Cooperations

Our unique SAL coop­er­a­tion model is char­ac­ter­ized by the rapid imple­men­ta­tion of inno­v­a­tive ideas.

SAL Cooperation Model
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Pioneers wanted

Innovation is our top priority - so are our researchers. Start your success story and unfold the future with SAL. 

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our partners

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