Facts and figures


The Christian Doppler Research Association has been active for more than 25 years and has grown continuously since then. In 2021, 87 CD Laboratories and 15 JR Centres contributed to science, innovation and progress. The research budget of the research units was more than 30 million euros.






CDG: highest numbers of joint publications between science and business

Patent relevance: 265 of 1,000 publications are cited in patents,an internationally leading figure

Publications of CD Laboratories and JR Centres are extremely highly cited (field-weighted citation impact =

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Statistical data on the CDG 2021


186 companies were regular members of the Christian Doppler Research Association in 2021, about 20% of them from abroad.


Almost 1,200 people work in the CDG's research units, a large proportion of them are in the digitisation cluster "Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics" and in Life Sciences/Medicine.




977 scientific staff members produced more than 450 scientific publications, participated more than 1000 times in conferences and laid the foundation for 42 patents and announcements of inventions.

What topics are researched?



Where is the research done?

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