AGRANA Stärke GmbH is the operating company of the starch division with a potato starch factory in Gmünd, a corn starch factory in Aschach and a bioethanol plant in Pischelsdorf.
Based in Graz, Austria, the Andritz Group is a technology-centered company with global operations.
Frisch & Frost is the largest manufacturer of French Fries in Austria.
The Faculty of Life Sciences, the Faculty of Chemistry, and the Centre for Molecular Biology conduct research on the requirements for a healthy life. The academics involved identify symptoms of diseases and develop new treatment approaches.