About us

LIT Factory = 

  • The Austrian Pilot Plant for Smart Process Engineering and Production (I4.0)
  • Funded Austrian Major Project (Austrian State Ministry, Province of Upper Austria, City of Linz, Company Partners)
  • Organizational Unit of Linz Institute of Technology (LIT) of Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (JKU)
  • Open Cluster for Research, Development, Education, Training, Demonstration and Innovation

LIT Factory = High-tech research platform and center of excellence in product and production research

To teach, explore and demonstrate potentials and technologies of digitization for smart cross-industry products and processes

To disseminate and diffuse technology

To reinforce existing strengths

To transfer research results into innovations

To shorten ‘time-to-market’

To cooperate with industry and SMEs

To create smart benefits for partners, human, environment and business

Smart processing technologies for the entire value network:

digitizing companies

raw material manufacturers

plastics machinery manufacturers

plastics processors and converters

OEMs and end customers

Smart cross-industry products, like:

Lightweight constructions for green-mobility

Circular and plastic recycling economy

Composite technologies for durable building constructions

Agile exoskeletons, eLegs and eArms for humanitarian aims