Know-Center

Know-Center is a leading European research center for Data-driven Business and Artificial Intelligence.

Since 2001, we have supported well-known companies in using data as a success factor for their business. As an integral part of the European research landscape we successfully handled numerous projects and contract research at the EU and national levels. A K1 Competence Center, funded within the framework of COMET Programme, Know-Center is also the leading training center for data scientists in Austria and offers a range of Al training and consulting services for companies. The Center has received the ‘BDVA i-Space Gold Award 2020’  in the category „European Innovation Space“ from the Big Data Value Association.

Facts and figures

  • Founded: 2001
  • 130+ employees from 20+ nations
  • 100+ successfully completed industry projects per year
  • 90+ company partners
  • 100+ science partners
  • 50+ publications in outstanding international venues

Our Mission

  • We increase the appeal of Styria as a business location by pooling the applied IT research competencies and linking them with companies.
  • We improve the competitiveness of our business partners and customers by supporting the development of know-how and innovations in companies.
  • We obtain EU funds in order to explore new research and innovation topics and help our business partners to position themselves for the future.
  • We foster knowledge transfer and networking between science and industry, for example, via our annual congress AI-KNOW
  • We cooperate with international scientific institutions and publicize the latest results in journals.
  • We contribute to increasing the qualification level in Styria by developing highly qualified human resources in science and economy

Know-Center

As an associated research institution and excellence center within the COMET Programme, Know-Center conducts fundamental research and is involved in numerous EU projects.

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Potential

By creating a state-of-the-art training ground for young researchers at Know-Center, we ensure a sustainable expansion of the knowledge landscape of tomorrow.

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Partner

As a business-oriented and applied research entity with more than 50 business and science partners, we contribute to the continuous development and implementation of scientific findings in the area of Data-Driven Business.

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Cooperation

In close cooperation with companies and within numerous research projects, Know-Center turns large amounts of data into useable information and develops intelligent applications and systems.

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