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LIT Open Innovation Center.

The co-working space at the JKU campus pools expertise and skillsets found in academia and in the business community, creating an ecosystem to support cutting-edge technologies and innovation.

Located in the 8,000 m2 of open office space, the transdisciplinary research labs and companies at the LIT OIC are united by a common focus on technological innovation and how to apply findings to real-world applications.

Constructed in 2019, the contemporary building is a place to conduct research and development in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robot Intelligence, IT Security, Information Electronics, and Industry 4.0.

Together with the LIT Factory, the LIT OIC is an open platform designed to not only conduct research into the potential of advancing digitalization, but also create cross-industry solutions and manufacture innovative products.


Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz

Office Hours

MON-THURS: 9.00 AM-4.00 PM
FRI: 9.00 AM-2.00 PM

Open Innovation in Science

News 24.01.2022

The LIT OIC Introduces Itself: Hoss Mobility

Dominik Lorenz and Lukas Rigler aim to roll-out a new generation of wheelchairs, providing those who are less mobile with better ways to get around.

News 19.01.2022

10 Years On: Honors for Work on the Foundations of Quantum Computer Design

Prof. Robert Wille (LIT Secure and Correct Systems Lab) was presented with an award in recognition of his visionary work.

„Research thrives on innovation and creativity. In this regard, space is needed to support inspiration, communication, and development. The OIC facilities and program of events provides ideal conditions to support progress and advancement.“
Robert Wille – LIT Secure and Correct Systems Lab

OIC Community Highlights from the Past Year