February 11th 2020

MCI successful with Tyrolean Science Fund

Six exciting, location-relevant research projects receive state funding - Strengthening the innovative power of Tyrol as a location for business and science


Michael Kraxner, Head of Research & Development at the MCI and Regional Minister for Science Prof. Bernhard Tilg congratulate the award-winning scientists at the MCI. From left: Michael Kraxner, the MCI researchers Monica Nadegger, Peter Leitner, Raffael Heiss, Regional Minister for Science Bernhard Tilg. Absent from the photo session were Thomas Dilger, Jan Back, Nataly Knöpfle. Photo: frischauf-bild
Michael Kraxner, Head of Research & Development at the MCI and Regional Minister for Science Prof. Bernhard Tilg congratulate the award-winning scientists at the MCI. From left: Michael Kraxner, the MCI researchers Monica Nadegger, Peter Leitner, Raffael Heiss, Regional Minister for Science Bernhard Tilg. Absent from the photo session were Thomas Dilger, Jan Back, Nataly Knöpfle. Photo: frischauf-bild

Every year the province of Tyrol supports the work of outstanding young researchers at Tyrolean universities with financial support from the Tyrolean Science Fund (TWF). No less than six researchers from the MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® have been awarded the coveted funding for their highly topical and practice-oriented research projects. Regional Minister for Science, Bernhard Tilg, presented the awards at a ceremony at the Tyrolean Landhaus.

The following young researchers from the Entrepreneurial School® receive TWF funding:

  • Raffael Heiss: FoodExplorer. A Citizen Science project to improve the range of food offered in the school environment
  • Monica Nadegger: Social network analysis of the Tyrolean Tourism Associations
  • Thomas Dilger: Integrated Learning Scenario for Operational Excellence and Agility based on the Cognitive Load Theory
  • Peter Leitner: Biodegradation of microplastics
  • Jan Back: Activated Membrane - Production and optimization of hybrid membranes with embedded activated carbon for the removal of micro pollutants
  • Nataly Knöpfle: Development of an apoptosis assay for drug screening of natural raw materials
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