Chips JU as integral part of European Chips Act

Successful ESBS-Austria conference in Vienna!


The fall event of ESBS-Austria with focus on the European Chips Act and Chips JU as core part of it, took place at the 'Haus der Ingenieure' in Vienna on Oct 5 and attracted about 60 international experts! 

At the occasion of the conference, first hand information about the transition from KDT JU to Chips JU was provided. High-level representatives of the Federal Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) informed about the national view and implementation of the European Chips Act.

Further excinting topics on the agenda were trends and challenges of Embedded Software in ESBS, the presentation of successful KDT projects as well as information about the latest activities of selected European partner organizations in Slovakia and Sweden. A status report on the Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) ME and insights into the recent Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) activities rounded up the programme.

We look back to a successful event including a lot of networking!

photo credits: Matthias Jaidl

Best Master's Thesis 2023

The afternoon session of the conference started with the official awarding of the 3 best esbs-related Bachelor/Master‘s Thesis 2023 with focus on 'Sustainability'. 
Mr. Stefan Rohringer, chairman ESBS-Austria,  presented the winners and personally handed over the awards to Ms. Sarah Notter, 3rd best thesis, Mining University of Leoben, Mr. Martin Schellander, 2nd best thesis, TU Graz, and Mr. Simon Profanter, TU Graz - best thesis!  
ESBS-Austria rewarded each with a financial contribution of €2.000,-.


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