ABOUT THE RIC

In 2007 in Gunskirchen, Upper Austria,  BRP-Rotax GmbH Co KG agreed to build an innovation centre of the next generation with a focus on specialised innovation and skills development.

The RIC is best described as facility which houses a unique collaborative network of individuals who combine their superior theoretical know-how and practical knowledge to create the engine technologies of the future. It is a place where innovation is born; where new competences are developed with enthusiasm, enjoyment, and with the highest level of professionalism helps develop  cutting-edge solutions and new skills to help create challenges for the future of the economy, such as industry to be prepared for Industry 4.0, and production of the future in "Lot size 1".

As the innovation and educational centre of the region, the RIC also contributes substantially to improving standards of work and creation of new jobs. The RIC centre is also the focus of development and improvement of technological knowledge which is the driving force in economic development.

The RIC Management

Dipl.Wirt.-Ing. (BA) Josef Fürlinger

RIC (Regionales Innovations Centrum) GmbH Geschäftsführer

Dr. Peter Landl

RIC (Regionales Innovations Centrum) GmbH Geschäftsführer

OWNERS OF RIC (REGIONALES INNOVATIONS CENTRUM) GMBH

  • BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG (75 %)
  • Local council Gunskirchen – Upper Austria and the 24 local councils in the Wels Land region and also for the City of Wels (24,5 %)
  • Oberbank (0,5 %)

Awards

Ö-CERT 2017 QUALITY AT A GLANCE

We are Ö-Cert quality providers in adult education.

Ö-CERT

SEAL OF QUALITY (EBQ) 2019

Certified with the Seal of Quality for adult education institutes.

IBE - EB-Qualitätssiegel

STATE AWARD 2015 "TRAINING, CREATE AWARENESS"

2nd place in the category "Training. Create Awareness" for the initiative Smart Future 4 TEC2move.

State Award 2015

STATE PRIZE 2011: MOBILITY CATEGORY "JUGEND E-MOBIL"

Federal Minister Doris Bures awards the State Prize Mobility 2011 in the "Jugend E-mobile" category to the RIC initiative E-Mobility 4 U.