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„Bürgerforum Europa“ visits CTR

The Austrian „Bürgerforum Europa“ visited CTR and gained an on-site impression of the cooperation of Austria and the European Union.

Lab tour to CTR research cleanroom class 8

Austrian Tour started with Presidency of the Council of the European Union  

The aim of the non-party “Bürgerforum Europa” is to raise European awareness in Austria. From 30th of June till 6th of July they are on a small tour through Austria were the visited several locations, starting in Schladming, where the Presidency of the Council of the European Union was officially handed over to Austria.

Besides stops in Gmunden, Salzburg, Graz, Wiener Neustadt and the Neusiedlersee also Villach and CTR were on their tour plan. At CTR they were visiting the laboratories as well as the recently built cleanroom, which was funded by the EFRE program. Besides that the focus was put on EFRE funded projects, such as RETINA and „Smarter Leichtbau 4.0“, which were also presented to them.

Europe and Austria 

The impressions of visits of the team shall demonstrate how Austria is profiting from the European Union. Furthermore a video summarizing their visits and impressions will be published. 

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Villach, 04.07.2018

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