MINDS & SPARKS GmbH is an independent non-profit research and innovation organisation based in Vienna Austria. It focuses on fostering science, innovation, and technology to address major challenges and to develop new methods and solutions for a better society. MINDS & SPARKS creates strong connections between science, technology and society using interdisciplinary approaches, promoting best practices and raising awareness on research and innovation achievements.
For technology-oriented projects, we are offering established services in the field of requirements engineering, information visualisation, application testing, and user validation. Furthermore, the organisation focuses on improving the sustainability of research and innovation outcomes especially of public-funded projects to ensure that spent resources lead to enduring positive impacts for the society as a whole. MINDS & SPARKS is formed by a team of highly skilled personnel which holds many years of experience in designing, leading and implementing research and advisory projects.
The organisation is connected to various research and innovation networks including international research organisations, academic institutions, civil societies, NGOs, governments, municipalities, technology providers and industries in various sectors including health, security, energy, and transport.