Celebration of Openness The LBG celebrated the completion of its pioneer training program LOIS – Lab for Open Innovation in Science at k47. LOIS faculty and participants shared their experiences and provided insight into the uniqueness of the program. State Secretary Harald Mahrer, Markus Nordberg of CERN, Ulrike Schmidt of the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry and Marion Poetz, Scientific Director of the LOIS were among the special guests.

What is Open Innovation?

Ideas Lab
Mental Health for Children and Adolescents

Call for applications to participate in a five-day Ideas Lab focusing on the challenge “Children of mentally ill parents”

LBG announces a four-year funded interdisciplinary research programme focusing on mental health of children and adolescents with specific focus on:

CHILDREN OF MENTALLY ILL PARENTS
The hereditary and environmental conditions of disease outcomes

read more

LBG launches Open Innovation in Science Research and Competence Center

The Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft is firmly embedding the concept of Open Innovation in Science (OIS) in Austria. Following successful pilot projects on the subject, the LBG is now launching the world's first "Open Innovation in Science Research and Competence Center" (OIS Center). Its remit will include research on the subject of OIS, the development of methods as well as training and services for the scientific community and society.

read more

Launch of world's first
Open Innovation programme to educate scientists

Scientists may apply online, 2015 for the 'Lab for Open Innovation in Science' continuing studies programme taking place in Vienna.

read more