Pop-up Pavilions

18 pop-up pavilions

Numerous Austrian researchers are among the world leaders in their discipline. The festival brought them together in one place for five days.

With eighteen scientific pop-up pavilions and some of Austria's best scientists, the BE OPEN Festival’ visitors were able to ask their questions and learn more about groundbreaking findings from basic research.

The themes of the pop-up pavilion

Allergy Research | Archaeology | Astronomy | Biomechanics | Demography | Glacier and Climate Research | Financial Market | Cancer Research | Heritage Science | Artificial Intelligence | Living Architecture | Materials Research | Oceanography | Quantum Physics | Solar Energy | Linguistic Research | Stem-Cell Research | Behaviour & Cognition

Scientific support

Thomas Bugnyar (University of Vienna) | Ulrike Diebold (Vienna University of Technology) | Martina Griesser (Kunsthistorisches Museum) | Gerhard J. Herndl (University of Vienna) | Gerhard A. Holzapfel (Graz University of Technology) | Barbara Horejs (Austrian Academy of Sciences) | Barbara Imhof (University of Applied Arts Vienna/LIQUIFER Systems Group) | Franz Kerschbaum (University of Vienna) | Michael Kirchler (University of Innsbruck) | Jürgen A. Knoblich (Austrian Academy of Sciences) | Alexandra Lenz (University of Vienna) | Wolfgang Lutz (Vienna University of Economics and Business/IIASA/Austrian Academy of Sciences) | Hanns-Christoph Nägerl (University of Innsbruck) | Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci (Johannes Kepler University Linz) | Maria Sibilia / Veronika Sexl (Medical University of Vienna / University of Vetinary Medicine Vienna) | Christoph Spötl (University of Innsbruck) | Rudolf Valenta (Medical University of Vienna) | Gerhard Widmer (Johannes Kepler University Linz)

. . . and many other researchers from all over Austria.