In 2010 the three Austrian Universities of Technology, the Vienna University of Technology, the Graz University of Technology, and the Montanuniversitaet Leoben founded "TU Austria". This association, which focuses on the field of science and engineering, has more than 43,800 students and 5,300 graduates per year and 10,200 members of staff.
The TU Austria-Universities join forces and use synergy effects in order to accomplish more in research, teaching and higher-education policy and to be convincing as a strong partner in the industrial and economic sectors with their cumulative expertise.
Real tasks set by Austrian companies, multidisciplinary student teams and only 24 hours to develop innovative solution concepts. Students demonstrate their skills in terms of innovative strengths, expertise and creativity at the TU Austria’s Innovation Marathon.