Austria-Program on Technologies for Sustainable Development

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"This initiative has been developed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT). It initiates and supports trendsetting research and development projects and the implementation of exemplary pilot projects."


"*New opportunities for the economy

  • Economical use of natural resources
  • Consolidation of Austria's position in the field of technology
  • Positive effects on the economy and on employment achieved through
  • Strengthening of R&D competence
  • Interdisciplinarity and networking
  • Diffusion and application of R&D Results
  • Guiding Principles of Sustainability
  • Orientation towards benefit and need
  • Efficient use of resources
  • Use of renewable resources
  • Multiple use and recycling
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Fault tolerance and risk precaution
  • Securing employment, income and quality of life"


  1.  "Program on Technologies for Sustainable Development"