Design for the future – project DESIRE successfully concluded.
The project “DESIRE - The design of the future: materials, shapes, colors and emotions for a successful product” was successfully concluded in November 2012. The two year project in cooperation with two Italian partners - Agemont from Amaro and Certottica from Longarone – had the aim to increase the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) by integrating design, innovative materials, color design and ecodesign in the production process of the firms. Three separate branches in the transborder area of Austria and Italy where chosen: knife industry (Friuli Venezia Giulia), glasses industry (Veneto) and carpenters (Carinthia).
The IFZ-team, led by Günter Getzinger, was responsible to integrate the Carinthian carpenters into the process of the project.
Colon cancer - Therapy precision to be improved
Up to 5,000 patients in Austria are diagnosed with colon carcinom. In order to determine therapy that promises highest success physicians need precise knowledge of the given typ of tumor.
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