International Visit by Fischer Sports at the LIT Factory

Fischer Sports at the JKU: Collaboration to create a ski boot for the future.

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During October, Fischer Sports Ltd. management visited the LIT Factory. Fischer Sports is a world-market leader in Nordic skiing and as one of the world's leading brands in alpine skiing, Fischer is synonymous with innovation and cutting-edge technology.

As part of a project funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), members at the Institute for Polymer Injection Moulding and Process Automation (IPIM) along with some select students are working on developing the next generation of ski boots in order to take advantage of digital transformation along the value chain in production.

Initial findings were presented at the LIT Factory in the form of a new manufacturing method.