KIRAS Security Research

2006

Security from the Air

The study aimed at drafting an integrative approach to an Intellectual Property Cluster "Security from the Air" with focus on the Wiener Neustadt area

The study aimed at drafting an integrative approach to an Intellectual Property Cluster "Security from the Air" with focus on the Wiener Neustadt area. It has been the objective to promote the development of a national capable and international competitive industry and research by networking the key actors of administration, industry, science and research in Austria, by promoting an improved, matching cooperation with international partners thereby securing the preconditions for an effective internation cooperation.

 To this end the study has examined conditions, opportunities and risks considering the following aspects:

·         Investigation of existing national expertise in the areas of technology, remote sensing, air based reconnaissance systems, UAV, system integration etc.

·         Clarification of access to international technology and to governmental and EU trends and projects for Austrian actors

·         Activation and support of communication between the different consumer and resources in Austria

·         Acquirement of a capability to cooperate – in defined areas with a cutting edge – with international research & development organizations and within the framework of intergovernmental research cooperation, including the participation of national industry

·         Drafting of a collaboration structure for national actors including international cooperation requirements

·         Identification of relevant political, economical, technological, ecological, social, legal and resources related challenges that need to be resolved

·         Identification of concrete programs including cooperative research & development projects with regard to implementation of the IPC "Security from the Air"; national programs should anticipate international demand

·         Drafting main features of an integral communication concept for the placement of the IPC concept including its products

To this end the study has highlighted how by means of a IPC "Security from the Air" and building on existing competencies a so-called National Diamond (Porter) can be built, where the terms for the production factors, strategy of the involved enterprises, structure and competition within the cluster, the presence of capable enterprises and suppliers effect each other in "Security from the Air" related branches in a particular positive and dynamic fashion.

Project leader:
emer. o. Univ. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-techn. Dr.-Ing.e.h. Helmut Detter, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Mikrosystemtechnik, Wien

Project partner:

  Österreichische Gesellschaft für Mikrosystemtechnik (Führung)
  Technische Universität Graz
  Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
  Aerospy Kleinstflugzeuge GmbH
  Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH

First User / Sponsors:

Thales Deutschland GmbH
G4S Security Services AG
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Wien
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Arbeit
Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung
Bundesministerium für Inneres
Katastrophenschutzeinrichtungen der Länder Niederösterreich und Tirol
Ecoplus, Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien

Contact:
emer. o. Univ. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-techn. Dr.-Ing.e.h. Helmut Detter
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Mikrosystemtechnik
Floragasse 7/2
A-1040 Wien
Tel.: +43 (0) 1-58801-36680
Fax: +43 (0) 1-58801-36698
Mobil: +43-664-307 96 07
E-Mail: dolenc.stz@ogms.at

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