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 29.09.2021

"Lab-on-a-Chip": Design Automation Simplifies Production

Conducting medical tests either in the lab or directly with a patient? So-called "labs-on-a-chip" can make it possible.

News 22.09.2021

Barbara Lehner Wins the 2021 Macke Award

Barbara Lehner is this year’s winner of the annual Wilhelm Macke Award.

„Successful research and development requires space and flexibility. As a basis for collaboration, it needs good and personal communication between partners and team members. This is exactly what the LIT Open Innovation Center offers us.“
Wolfgang Freiseisen – RISC Software GmbH

OIC Community Highlights from the Past Two Years