Innovation Prize Burgenland - Woschitz Group

Innovation Prize Burgenland

Award Ceremony “Innovation Prize Burgenland”

On November 6th, 2019, the 25th Award Ceremony of the Innovation Prize Burgenland took place at the Kulturzentrum Burgenland. More than 200 guests, including high-ranking political representatives, attended the ceremony during which the prize was awarded in the categories of service, small and medium-sized enterprises and large enterprises. The laudatory speakers were Astrid Eisenkopf and Alexander Petschnig.

The Woschitz Engineering GmbH was one of the prize-winners. It was awarded the Innovation Prize Burgenland in the category of service. The submitted project “Development and Verification of Hybrid Construction Elements” was also nominated for the “State Prize of Innovation” and the special prize “Econovius”.

The companies of the Woschitz Group are emphasised innovations. Following the motto “Standstill Represents Regression”, various collaborations with universities and advanced technical colleges are founded to do future research in the field of Construction Engineering. To follow our actual research activities, follow

The prize was received by Richard Woschitz, the Managing Director of the Woschitz Engineering GmbH, and his research team including Christoph Bauer and Lukas Ostermayer.

The photo in the first row, right, shows from left to right Provincial Minister Alexander Petschnig, Lukas Ostermayer, Christoph Bauer, Richard Woschitz, Provincial Minister Astrid Eisenkopf, Rudolf Könighofer, Director General of Raiffeisenbank Burgenland and Vice-President of the Burgenland Chamber of Commerce, and Harald Zagiczek, the Managing Director of the Burgenland Chamber of Commerce. The photo in the second row, left, shows Hans Niessl, retired Governor of Burgenland, and Erich Trummer, Mayor of Neutal and President of the GVV Burgenland. The photo in the second row, right, shows Wolfgang Heckenast, Director of Construction to the Burgenland Provincial Government.

To see the video of the award ceremony of the Innovation Prize Burgenland, follow the link:


Photos © Wirtschaft Burgenland GmbH – WiBuG/Rolland Schuller
Photos © C. Bauer