Qualification & Innovation

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.

With its focus on research and practical application, the RIC serves as a high-tech enabler for innovative drive systems in power sports and as a central driving force for the economy. Thus improving joint opportunities and sustainable technological changes in the market.