Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG)
The Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG) is a research institution focusing on medicine, life sciences, humanities, social and cultural sciences and initiating new research topics in Austria.
The LBG operates together with academic and-applying partners currently 20 Ludwig Boltzmann Institu te and develop and test new forms of cooperation between science and non-scientific actors such as businesses, the public sector and civil society.
Socially relevant challenges, to which research can make a contribution, should be identified and taken up at an early stage. In 2016, the LBG Career Center, which looks after 200 pre- and postdocs, and the LBG OIS Center (Open Innovation in Science Center), which is designed to open up the potential of open innovation for science, were established.
The Ludwig Boltzmann Society employs 550 people. The total budget for 2018 was 31.3 million euros, around 31 percent of the funds come from the budget of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.See more