Institute Projects

Key focuses

Guideline for the dialogue with relatives

Caring for relatives is a common reality. A new guideline is developed to support carers better in challenging situations

Youth Study Pielachtal

Investigating and analysing the realities young people’s life in the Pielachtal region to design forward-looking measures that open up new perspectives for young people.

Inclusive housing project Diakonie

Inclusive housing projects are the future. But what does it take for such concepts to work and deliver what they promise?

Inclusion of refugees in companies

Facilitating the challenge of labour market inclusion of refugees for both companies and workers

Expectations from apprenticeships

What do young people expect when they start an apprenticeship? Training companies such as STRABAG AG engage with this question.

Industry Hub Tulln

Due to tensions between environmental protection, quality of life and competitiveness, the concept "city" faces major challenges. Are "Smart Cities" the answer to questions about the city as a living ...

Bridging gaps

The project „bridging gaps“ involves (pre)school children in the analysis of bridge lifecycle, cost, planning, periodical inspection and maintenance by taking the age and education level into acco...

Intergenerational assisted living

Examining the need for support services for an intergenerational housing project.

Fittest City St. Pölten

Identifying needs and wants of older citizens with regard to the St. Pöltner “Smart City and AAL” concept.

Living City

We develop an innovative concept linking living and health care, and participative architecture, (partial) city planning, primary healthcare, housing development and community work.