The industry is experiencing a comprehensive transformation due to the technological changes associated with digitalisation. Due to the increasing importance of digitalisation, a corresponding focus was established in RTI management.

The following projects are currently being implemented in the area of digitalisation:


The Digital Innovation Hub South is a non-profit competence network that serves as a coordination and contact point for self-employed persons and companies on the topic of digitisation in the South of Austria region.


5G Playground

The 5G Playground is the most modern 5G test laboratory for research and development of 5G applications, products, processes and applications in Austria. The 5G Playground Carinthia in the Lakeside Science & Technology Park in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee is open to anyone who wants to test their products and applications under optimal 5G conditions.



AIRlabs Austria is an Austria-wide BMK innovation laboratory for the development and operation of test infrastructures for unmanned aerial systems. With a strong partner network, AIRlabs Austria enables holistic test environments for unmanned aerial systems. As a publicly funded institution, we thus make an important contribution to strengthening Austria as a research and business location.