JOANNEUM RESEARCH networks with members of national and international scientific and research communities. It is a recognised research partner whose scientific work fulfills the highest international standards. It supports companies during the development of technologies and processes. In this way, it makes a crucial contribution to secure and increase the competitiveness of Styria and Carinthia as a location for research, innovation and business. With this considerations JOANNEUM RESEARCH has the following key tasks: innovation, networking and knowledge transfer.