2020 will be remembered for the many pandemic challenges that we all had to face. At VRVis, however, we continued our research work without interruption. The annual report provides a look at our projects, accomplishments, and successes.
As every year, the bilingual annual report (German & English) provides insights into our achievements and successes as a COMET competence center at the interface between industry and research.
Research success at its best: In 2020, our researchers conducted around 60 research projects in cooperation with partners from various industries, VRVis generated 6.75 million euros in revenue and was featured in the media a full 78 times.
In 2020, VRVis celebrated its 20th anniversary: From the vision of a handful of ambitious scientists to make Vienna a visual computing hotspot, VRVis has grown into Austria's leading visual computing research institution with about 70 employees and locations in Vienna and Graz.
Visual computing, artificial intelligence, visual analytics, and much more: as a top research center in the field of visual computing, VRVis has the necessary know-how to generate customized innovative power based on industry-specific data.
Despite the coronavirus, we at VRVis had excellent reasons to celebrate with our 20th anniversary as well as the COMET funding extension for another four years. We also look back on a successful and prosperous business year characterized by top-level work discipline, strong partnerships, and creative solutions. 60 research projects, 6.75 million euros in revenue, 78 media reports, and the all-time high of 31% female researchers are just four of the key figures in our strong annual balance sheet that show that even in difficult times, research and innovation at the highest level are possible.
As every year, the bilingual annual report (German & English) provides insights into our competencies, achievements, and accomplishments as a COMET competence center at the interface between industry and research and presents details of selected projects, cooperation opportunities, and the diverse fields of expertise of our researchers.