The BMVIT (Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology) gives an overview of the current R&D activities in the sector of Technology and Innovation (RTI) for the Austrian aviation industry on the online platform open4aviation. Besides R&D results it comprises basic strageties, programs, current RTI-issues as well as further useful information.
Within the "RTI Strategy for the Austrian Aviation Sector 2020 plus" the BMVIT presents the RTA Icing Wind Tunnel - in its special area - as a the worldwide unique infrastructure. Goal of this Austrian aviation strategy is the pooling of various Austrian competences in the field of anti and de-icing technology research in oder to improve the visability on European and International levels.
The development of the RTA Icing Wind Tunnel in 2013 within the Austrian supplier industry leadingly contributed to boost the "strategic de-icing niche" covered with highly modern systems on the global market. By new innovations and developments via different R&D projects a leading position in terms of technology and know how could have been achieved. Now RTA acts as a recognized Know-How partner within the industry.