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Co-Working Space.

The LIT Open Innovation Center includes co-working spaces that give both start-up companies and high-tech companies the opportunity to easily start working at the JKU Linz.

The OIC offers 6,000 m2 of open space, 240 workstations, twelve meeting rooms, kitchens, and lounges as well as lab rooms. We also have event spaces to accommodate over 150 guests and the LIT Factory, the JKU's testing factory.


Membership Benefits at a Co-Working Space

Fast Procedures at the JKU Linz


  • Attractive location at the JKU Linz
  • Fast and uncomplicated process to rent workspaces
  • Become better acquainted with research institutes at the Linz Institute of Technology 
  • Listing as a cooperation partner on the LIT OIC website / social media channels

Communication and Exchange

  • Network and communicate with innovative researchers
  • Take part in OIC networking events and meetings free of charge
  • Be eligible for a member discount when booking OIC seminar rooms or the OIC Forum



„The opportunity to collaborate with industrial companies and institutes along our entire value chain means we can overcome any damaging 'silo mentality'.“
Stefanie Painsith & Maria Molina
Greiner Technology and Innovation Ltd.



€ 390* / per month, per work space

Fully equipped workspace for one person in the Open Space at the LIT Open Innovation Center - accessible 24/7.

*Fees for 2024 / excl. 20% VAT / Price to rent space extending beyond a one-year period: € 330.00

  • Designated workspace with an internet connection
  • 24/7 access to the building
  • A secure storage container
  • 15 meeting rooms that can be booked on an individual basis
  • Phone cells and individual work spaces
  • Postal services and a business address for your use
  • Showers and changing rooms
  • Cleaning services
  • Filter machine and beer dispenser
  • Discount to park at the JKU
  • Complimentary coffee ;-)

A Look at the LIT Open Innovation Center

Quotes for Start-Up Companies

Onboarding, free co-working opportunities, mentoring, access to experts. Click here to see quotes for other start-up companies.

Quotes for Companies

Knowledge sharing and getting to know the LIT and the JKU better!

Frequently Asked Questions.

How do I become a member? What do I get out of co-working? Is storage space available? What are the fees? Find the answers to these questions and more!

Do you want to be a part of it all? Then get in touch!

Elisabeth Ulbrich, MA MSc
Head of Operations


[Translate to Englisch:] Elisabeth