Innovation Corner

Medical technology and life science

What technical innovations are currently underway? What ideas and inventions from Austria could change our world? The new exhibition series showcases current cutting-edge developments.
The new exhibition format Innovation Corner gives Austrian start-ups and innovative businesses a stage for presenting pioneering technologies. Visitors can learn what innovations are currently being explored and what new ideas are being developed in Austria and get exclusive previews of the first prototypes. In regularly changing presentations, visitors can gain multifaceted insights into a wide range of innovative industry sectors and experience how dynamic, diversified and hands-on the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is, including as an economic and employment sector. The presentations are changed on a quarterly basis and are created in the current cycle in collaboration with the Lower Austrian venture capital fund tecnet equity and the technology incubator accent.

Medicat technology and life science

The latest round, on display from 3 June to 29 September 2024, features ten projects from the fields of medical technology and life sciences. In addition to showcasing the capability to simulate the visual outcome of eye surgery before the procedure, the exhibition presents a new drug-free approach to treating depression, the prototype of a high-tech wearable for people with diabetic neuropathy, non-invasive methods for comprehensive health diagnostics and a project that uses virtual reality to help treat mobility impairments caused by Parkinson's disease. The presentation also includes projects that analyse drug tolerability using genetic data, assess the risk of pandemics based on virus detection, study diseases with optogenetic models and investigate pulse wave analysis in zero gravity, potentially enabling new therapies on Earth.
Teenagers & Adults

Past exhibitions from the series Innovation Corner