In cooperation with the Institute of Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and funded by the Austrian Ministry of Traffic, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) we are investigating the R&D landscape and possible development options for the field of Converging Technologies (CT) in Austria. Aim of the study is to:
- find useful definitions for the term converging technologies
- analyse European and Austrian R&D activities in the field of CT
- identify potentially interested researchers in, and specific R&D areas for Austria
- identify specific R&D areas for Austria
The pilot study runs from April - November 2010.
Principal investigators: Markus Schmidt and Angela Meyer