NEFI – New Energy for Industry is part of the Climate and Energy Fund’s Energy Showcase Region. The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, the University of Leoben, the Upper Austrian Energy Saving Association and Business Upper Austria are the supporting organizations of the network coordination.

Field of activity

In addition to the supporting organizations, the NEFI consortium consists of other partners (80 companies, 14 research institutions) from the field of energy technology and energy research. Within the framework of the funded research projects, key technologies for decarbonization of the industrial energy system are developed, demonstrated and brought to market maturity.

Network coordination

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

Research company

DI Dr. Wolfgang Hribernik

Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna; +43 50550-0


Montan Universität Leoben, Chair for Energy Network Technology


Professor DI Dr. Thomas Kienberger

Franz-Josef-Str. 18, 8700 Leoben


OÖ Energiesparverband

Energieagentur des Landes Oberösterreich

Mag. Christiane Egger

Landstraße 45, 4020 Linz


Business Upper Austria – Upper Austrian Business Agency GmbH

Location agency of the federal state of Upper Austria

DI Christian Maurer

Hafenstraße 47-51, 4020 Linz


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This project is funded by the Climate and Energy Fund and is being carried out as part of the FTI initiative “Energy Showcase Region”.

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