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Welcome to the JKU HOERBIGER Research Institute of Smart Actuators!

HOERBIGER is one of the JKU's longest-standing partners in the field of mechatronic research and development. The company's fields of activity cover a wide range of applications characterized by specialized high-tech solutions, including components for compressor technology, gas engines, explosion protection, synchronizing systems for passenger cars and truck transmissions, as well as automotive test systems.

With the JKU HOERBIGER Research Institute for Smart Actuators, the HOERBIGER Foundation has been financing its own institute since 2010, focused on the field of intelligent actuators.




Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Science Park I, 2nd floor

Office Hours

Mon: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wed: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM
Thurs:  10.00 AM - 2:30 PM


+43 732 2468 6424




Smart Actuators

Research focusing on Mechatronics

Smart Actuators
Bachelor's Theses

Research current topics in industry and business

Smart Actuators
Master's Theses

Conduct your own research as part of a team of scientists and industrial partners

We are looking for you!

Become part of the Smart Actuators Team!