Unfold the Future

Research partner for smart industries

We develop technologies for a greener, smarter and more connected future of electronic based systems.

About SAL

from idea to innovation

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We offer industry-oriented re­search as well as services at the highest level, a well-equipped re­search infra­struc­ture and customized oppor­tu­ni­ties for coop­er­a­tion.


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Join our team!

If you want to actively shape the tech­nolo­gies of the future and enjoy working in an inter­na­tional team, then you've come to the right place. 

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SAL researcher Jürgen Kosel is co-author of the publication "Wearable sensors for monitoring marine environments and their inhabitants" in the journal…

Jannick Fammels is part of the Thin Film Technologies group within the Microsystems Technologies Research Division at SAL Villach. He is doing his…

We congratulate Junior Scientists Pooja Thakkar, Sara Guerreiro and Madeleine Petschnigg on winning the Early Career Call for their project proposal…

This month in our Career Blog: Celebrate her one-year anniversary at SAL with Emily Bezerra!

SAL recently acquired a 300 mm automated probe system with an autonomous silicon photonics measurement assistant, the CM300xi-SiPh, from FormFactor.…

With an increasing number of installed solar systems, the question we must ask now is what happens when these systems have reached the end of their…

Ingo Pill, Staff Scien­tist for Trust­worthy Adap­tive Compu­ting, has been part of the SAL family since 2020. Read more about his career here!

We are delighted to announce that with the help of a 2M€ national FFG infrastructure funding, Silicon Austria Labs will be able to complete a fan-out…

From Vienna to South Africa, Saudi Arabia and back to Austria again: Jürgen Kosel has traveled quite a bit of the world in his scientific career. He…

In June, the project GIRAFFE (Gyroskope für Autonome Flug- und Fahrzeuge) was kicked off. The project is financed within the framework of Quantum…

Where can you get traditional specialties such as Neapolitan Casatiello, Valencian style snails, Brazilian Farofa, Japanese Mochi, Austrian Reindling…

Vienna (OTS) – As of June 9, 2023, Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) has a new CEO. SAL’s shareholders – the Federal Ministry for Climate Action,…

From idea to innovation with our lighthouses

More than Moore

More func­tion­ality and effi­ciency in smaller compo­nents

The re­search goals on More-than-Moore tech­nolo­gies at SAL are reduc­tion of complexity, minia­tur­iza­tion and increase in effi­ciency of compo­nents. 

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Conver­gence of commu­ni­ca­tions, radar, local­iza­tion and sensing

Currently, the neces­sary funda­mental re­search for a market launch of 6G starting in 2030 is begin­ning to form inter­na­tion­ally. At Silicon Austria Labs in Linz, re­search is being conducted on essen­tial "enabling tech­nolo­gies" for 6G. 

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Dependable EBS

For a future where EBS tech­nology fosters trust

SAL is re­searching various tech­nolo­gies that contribute to the depend­ability of EBS, from soft­ware devel­op­ment for the Internet of Things to the ques­tion of the explain­ability of arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence.

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High Power Density Converter

Effi­cient power converters for climate change

SAL is working on power elec­tronic systems along the entire EBS value chain, from design to compo­nent char­ac­ter­i­za­tion to hard­ware.

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Mastery of light in any form

SAL special­izes in the multi­dis­ci­pli­nary re­search and devel­op­ment of optical, opto­elec­tronic and mechan­ical compo­nents. 

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Project highlights

Learn more about our innovative projects along the EBS value chain. 



Our unique SAL coop­er­a­tion model is char­ac­ter­ized by the rapid imple­men­ta­tion of inno­v­a­tive ideas.

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Pioneers wanted

Innovation is our top priority - so are our researchers. Start your success story and unfold the future with SAL. 

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our partners

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