GrAT provides its expertise through projects. Lifespan of a project varies from 6 months to 5 years. The clients also vary from a private company to a multinational institution. Three components – themes, modalities, and deliverables – define a project. Often more than theme is dealt with through in a combined set of methods to generate diverse results and outcomes. 

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Wandsysteme aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

Wall systems made of renewable resources Goal of this project was to transfer building with straw bales from an experimental phase to a professional phase by means of technical certifications, effective quality control and optimised passive house constructions. This was...
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Entwicklung eines baubiologisch hochwertigen Wärmedämmverbundsystems auf Basis von Schilf

A thermal insulation system was developed based on reed as an alternative material to conventional synthetic insulation products. The developed system was applied to a building from the project Renew Building. 2008-09; TU Wien, Institut für Hochbau und Technologie; Nordson...
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SKIN – Service Konzept für Innovative Naturfarbenanwendung

Surface Management Service (SKIN) As one of conceptual Product-Service System (PSS) solutions, a professional surface management service model was proposed to a natural painting company, AURO. The model was generated based on the EU MEPSS (methodology for PSS innovation). 2006/07;...
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Erfolgsstrategien für Produkt-Dienstleistungssysteme (PSS)

Success Strategies for Product Service Systems The values in our economy are changing from production of material goods to service offers based on knowledge and information. This transposition requires firms to develop corresponding strategies. Based on the research, PSS seem...
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Innovationsschecks

Innovation checks Innovation checks aim to enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Austria to start continuous research and innovation activities. Several of these cooperative projects were realised: Ecological paint, oil and glue for interior carpenter products, Tischlerei Fahrthofer Research...
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