[ Wireless Sensors ]

Cool positioning 

SAW sensors in biotechnological applications

When all biological activity stops below minus 130° Celsius, special wireless sensors still remain highly active. The SAW sensors can for example be used in freezing biological samples (below minus 130° Celsius) and handling bio data to document the temperature continuously. more


[ Microsystems ]

Robot with 3D eye

TACO Project

Initiated by a group of researchers who believed robots should be able to carry out more sophisticated tasks, the TACO project set out to improve service robots and their functionalities. more



[ Microsystems]

Microsystems analyse life three dimensionally

ZEISS's new light sheet microscope enables researchers to examine the life of organisms three dimensionally

The microcomponents for it were developed by Fraunhofer IPMS and CTRmore


CTR - Research Centre for Intelligent Sensors

CTR Carinthian Tech Research AG is an industry-oriented research and development centre for smart sensors. As the largest non-university research centre in southern Austria, CTR has gained a reputation for expertise in R&D sensor technologies serving science and industry at both a national and international level. CTR is also a COMET K1 Centre of Excellence for smart sensors.