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Get to know the main research areas at NOI

At NOI, research is practical. Companies’ needs dictate the science that is carried out.

Campus neighbours: three research institutes and a university

Innovation, research and development. At NOI, 1,100 researchers, students, start-ups and companies work towards the ecological and economic transformation of society. Three research institutes and a university conduct practical research: the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Eurac, the Laimburg Research Centre and Fraunhofer Italia. The laboratories of NOI AG specialise in prototypes. All inspired by the drive to innovate.


Who is researching what at NOI? Take a look behind the scenes.

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Computer Science, Economics, Natural Sciences & Technology: three faculties of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano are present at NOI. unibz has set up 13 laboratories for all of NOI’s technology sectors. New on board in 2024: the Faculty of Engineering.

Eurac Research

Eurac Research conducts NOI research in the fields of green energy, environmental monitoring technologies, climate simulation, biomedicine and mummy research. The guiding principle at this private research centre: Innovation is what people need.

Fraunhofer Italia

Fraunhofer Italia specialises in applied research for small and medium-sized enterprises. Its teams work in the field of automation and mechatronics and optimise business models and planning processes in construction and production.

Laimburg Research Centre

Agriculture and food: the Laimburg Research Centre conducts applied research in these areas. The objective? To make South Tyrol's agriculture sector competitive and sustainable and to ensure the quality of the product.