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FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH

Type
Research Center
Address

Viktor Kaplan-Straße 2
Wiener Neustadt
2700 Gemeinde Wiener Neustadt
Austria

Description

FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH is the research subsidiary of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt/Austria and has been founded in 1998. FOTEC initiates and implements R&D projects with intent to support the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt in the realization of its R&D strategy for the bachelor and master study programmes. FOTEC acts in a highly interdisciplinary environment and has access to a network composed of national and international companies, research organisations, universities, intermediary organisations as well as funding agencies.

FOTEC offers R&D services in the following areas:

Additive Manufacturing

  • Profitability studies
  • Simulation-supported design and topology optimization of complex components
  • Production of prototypes, pre-series and small series via additive manufacturing including heat treatment
  • Electrochemical post treatment via hirtisation (automatic removal of support structures and automatic smoothening of surfaces)
  • Short and long-term tests of 3D printed components for space industry in vacuum
  • Further education of skilled workers, engineers and designers (workshops, trainings)

Aerospace Engineering

  • Electric propulsion for space applications
  • Ion emitters for space applications
  • Cemical propulsion for space applications
  • Energy systems for space applications
  • Testing services

Software development

  • Webdevelopment
  • App development
  • Cloud applications
  • AR/VR, MR, IoT, Blockchain
  • AI

FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH

FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH

Contact Person
Helmut Loibl
CEO
E-mail
loibl@fotec.at
Phone
+43 2622 90333 120
is SME contact
Equipment

Additive Manufacturing

  • EOS M280 laser beam melting system for metals
  • EOS M400 laser beam melting system for metals
  • EOS P396 laser sintering system for plastics
  • Rena H3000 Hirtisieranlage (automatic removal of support structures and automatic smoothing of surfaces)
  • various CAx tools (design and simulation-based topology optimization)
  • FARO Quantum M 3D Scanner
  • Horiba LA-950 Laser Diffractometer
  • Carbolite Gero GLO 210-11 heat treatment furnace
  • Alicona Infinite Focus SL surface profilometer
  • Hitachi TM-1000 REM
  • Mechanical workshop

Aerospace Engineering

  • Several smaller vacuum chambers (from 10 dm3 to 1.3 m3) for component development
  • 3 medium size vacuum chambers (~3 m3) for the development and characterization of thrusters
  • 1 large vacuum chamber (~25 m3) for plasma diagnostics including class 6 clean room tent
  • Test facility for chemical thrusters
  • Equipment for environmental tests (vibration test stand, shock table, thermal vacuum tests)
  • Assembly laboratory under clean room-like conditions
  • Chemical laboratory
  • Mechanical workshop
Services
  • R&D services
  • Simulation-supported design
  • Prototyping
  • Testing
  • Software development
Service for Industry and SMEs
Yes