RISC Software GmbH is a well-established, national and international Research and Development company. The company is owned by the Johannes Kepler University Linz (80%) and Upper Austrian Research GmbH (20%). We incorporate mathematics, computer science and machine learning methods with practical experience and thereby develop individual software solutions for companies, medicine and industry in interdisciplinary teams.
Chief Executive Officer: Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Freiseisen
Founder: Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Dr. h.c.mult. Bruno Buchberger
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Peter Paule
The company was founded in 1992 as part of the RISC Institute by Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Dr. h.c.mult. Bruno Buchberger. From this day on, Dr. Buchberger supported the company as mentor. The duality of basic research (RISC Institute) and application (RISC Software GmbH) has continued until today and is hold up in close cooperation with the chairman Prof. Dr. Peter Paule in many different ways.
- 56 Men
- 23 Women
- UAT: 41
- AT: 21
- EU: 11
- Inter.: 4
- UAT: 41
- AT: 21
- EU: 11
- Inter.: 4
5.4 Mio. €
RISC Software GmbH is owned by the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (80%) and Upper Austrian Research GmbH (20%, Upper Austria).
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Upper Austrian Research GmbH
The board of directors consists of:
Vice-rector for finances
Chief Financial Officer
Customer orientation – our highest principle
We strive for a sustainable benefit for our customers. We are convinced that successful solutions depend on a holistic approach. Successfully completed projects and experiences are the basis for a sound cooperation, usually lasting for many years.
Visions turn into reality
Innovation means future. We concentrate on the topics and technologies of tomorrow, which are of special interest for our partners. Creative solutions of high quality, based on state-of-the-art technolgy, support the economic success of our customers.
Scientific cooperations for outstanding solutions
We unite several disciplines by closely cooperation with universities and research divisions. We profit from the special know-how of different divisions and combine practical relevance with research and development. Thereby we create a network of knowledge, which is in total more comprehensive than the singular parts.
Success through partnerships
We have many years of experience in terms of cooperations with notable companies from industry and research facilities. We are willing to share our knowledge and experience with our partners, because long-term cooperations guarantee durable success.
Foundation of a Software Development Working Group as part of the RISC Software GmbH.
Founding under the name “Gödel School” Softwareentwicklung & Systemtechnik Gesellschaft mbH by Bruno Buchberger.
RISC Software GmbH specializes in software for logistics and production planning.
Launch of the cooperation with DS Automotion in the field of driverless transport systems. RISC Software GmbH has 6 employees.
DI Wolfgang Freiseisen becomes Managing Director.
The cooperation between Airbus and RISC Software GmbH starts.
RISC Software becomes a subsidiary of JKU Linz.
RISC Software starts participation in the first EU project named PLATO-N.
The Unit Logistics Informatics wins the multimedia & e-business STATEPRIZE 2008 in the category: e-commerce and customer loyalty for Post.Versandmanmanager.Pro. Integration of Research Unit Medical Informatics and the involvement of Upper Austrian Research GmbH with 20%.
RISC Software GmbH is a founding member of the Austrian Center of Scientific Computing.
Research Unit Medical Informatics wins MEDVIS 3D State Prize for Innovation for MEDVIS 3D. Start of the project ITS Austria West. RISC software has over 50 employees.
The Unit Advanced Computing Technologies launches EU project: MrSymBioMath.
The “food4all @ home” research project of the Unit Logistics Informatics wins Spring Award of bmvit.
With Virtual Aneurysm, the Research Unit Medical Informatics wins the State Prize for Innovations of the State of Upper Austria for the most radical innovation.
RISC Software GmbH is the lead developer of the AI strategy for the State of Upper Austria.
RISC celebrates Anniversary: 30 Years RISC Institute and 25 Years RISC Software GmbH.
Foundation of the competence area Data Management and Analytics.