Peter Mitterbauer has been named as an honorary doctor at the Vienna University of Technology.
Peter Mitterbauer has been named as an honorary doctor at the Vienna University of Technology.

Peter Mitterbauer, the long-standing chairman of the board of management at Miba, has been named as an honorary doctor at the Vienna University of Technology for his contribution to Austrian innovation.

The Miba Sinter Group has cooperated closely with the Vienna University of Technology for 40 years, during which time many joint research projects were successfully implemented, the company said. In addition, more than 20 dissertations and dissertations have been successfully completed on behalf of Miba. In its more than 30-year collaboration with the Institute of Solid-State Physics, Miba Bearing Group has researched the field of sputter technology for the bearing shells of truck and passenger car engines to the production stage.

Peter Mitterbauer was the first chairman of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) to reorganize Austrian research funding and strengthen Austria as a technology and innovation country in the international environment.

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