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Current research projects

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Bridging Courses Research Skills & Methods

To facilitate students’ entry into the FHWien der WKW Master’s programs, the project includes the creation of e-learning courses.

WKW Endowed Chair for Sustainable Urban Tourism

Researching relevant issues of location development from the challenges of sustainable tourism and urban development as well as scientific support for the Visitor Economy Strategy of the City of Vienna.

Endowed Chair for Sustainable Real Estate Development

Creating a competence center for sustainable, resource-conserving and climate-neutral real estate development and refurbishment.


More resilient military logistics based on an entirely digitalized, deployed and autonomous supply chain

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Learning Studio for hybrid teams

Development of a “Living Studio” for hybrid teaching

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Writing Lab @FHWien der WKW

Supporting writing and reading skills sustainably through self-organized, explorative and collaborative learning

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Innovation through Cooperation in Education – Creating New Opportunities for Students


Reusable transport containers instead of (disposable) cardboard packaging in the CEP sector (courier, express, parcel).

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Organizational Ambidexterity in SMEs

Managing the digital transformation of SMEs by developing new types of skills while leveraging existing capabilities

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The City of Vienna Competence Team “Change for Corporate Sustainability” explores how Austrian companies can develop strategic change competencies for the transformation towards sustainability.

Made in Austria - Industry Panel

Study in cooperation with the TU Vienna for the periodical and methodical presentation of the status quo along with the expectations of the Austrian industry

Completed research projects


Sustainable digitalization of pharmaceutical logistics through the further development of self-organizing reusable boxes

Students as Researchers

A Racetrack for Sustainable Motorsport in Venice

Supply Chain Responsibility in Austria

Evaluation of Regulatory Projects on Corporate Due Diligence in the Context of Human Rights. Commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs.

Digitalization of the Communication Professions

The project team dedicated itself for three years to the requirements due to the digital transformation in university teaching as well as communication professions.

Research Forum 2021

“Shaping the future responsibly!” 14th Research Forum for Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences

SMEs in transition

Adapted to the specific challenges of SMEs, methods that promote the strategic change capability and innovative strength of companies have been developed.

Research at FHWien der WKW

Learn more about research at FHWien der WKW as well as at the Institute for Business Ethics & Sustainable Strategy (IBES) and the Institute for Digital Transformation and Strategy (IDS) here:

Research at FHWien der WKW