Data Science & Software Science

Partner for industry and research

Research at Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH) concentrates on equal footing in Data Science and Software Science. The synergy of Data Science and Software Science at SCCH is an important success factor. 

As a COMET competence center, SCCH conducts cutting-edge research on an international level. Together with our scientific partners, especially Johannes Kepler University Linz, SCCH strives toward leadership in the future-oriented fields of digitalization and artificial intelligence.


Senior Data Scientist Predictive Maintenance


We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Data Scientist for Predictive Maintenance topics. If you are interested in challenging tasks, join our Data Analysis Systems team.

Markus Manz is new CEO

Welcome at SCCH

In August, Mag. Markus Manz took over the commercial management of the Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH) as new CEO. He graduated in economic science and environmental science. Previously he was managing director of tech2b incubator, which is the state's central support institution for start-ups in Upper Austria.


Anniversary in linz

The Johannes Kepler University Linz will host the DEXA Conference from August 26th. Professors Dr. A Min Tjoa and Dr. Roland Wagner founded the Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 30 years ago.

CHASE research center

SCCH is a scientific partner

The CHASE Research Centre (Chemical Systems Engineering) with its four owners - JKU Linz, TU Vienna, UAR and the Association of Company Partners - will start research work in October at the LIT Open Innovation Centre on the JKU site in Linz and will actively support the chemical industry in its initiatives towards Chemistry 4.0. The research centre will be located at the JKU site in Linz.

IRIXYS Summer School on Transfer Learning

Took place in Passau

A Summer School not only for academia but also open to industry and public players, this was the ambition of the IRIXYS Summer School organised by University of Passau, in cooperation with its partners.
Bernhard Freudenthaler presented the expertise of SCCH and informed about current EU projects.

AI research project in Hagenberg approved

COMET-K modules

With the K-module "S³AI: Security and Safety for Shared Artificial Intelligence", Software Competence Center Hagenberg strives to create the methodological basis for reliable, secure, distributed artificial intelligence (AI) systems.

Talk at the MIT

Automating Data Quality Measurement with Tools

DI Lisa Ehrlinger speaks on August 2nd 2019 about "Automating Data Quality Measurement with Tools" in the course of the renowned 13th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (MIT CDOIQ) Symposium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The talk provides a comprehensive overview on state-of-the-art DQ tools and reveals potential for functional enhancements of the tools.

Innovative Start-ups

At Software Research Day

Innovative start-ups from Austria and Germany introduced themselves to the audience. The common ground? All of them deal with artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Software Development Itself

Retrospect Software Research Day

Will the advance of artificial intelligence (AI) revolutionize software development, or is the opposite true? This question, along with the future of software engineering and the enormous potential in the application of artificial intelligence, was addressed by some 100 experts at Software Research Day on 15 May 2019 at Linz’s former tobacco factory, an event organized by Software Competence Center (SCCH).

(Junior) Research Engineer Machine Learning and Computer Vision (m/f)

Job offer

We are looking for a (Junior) Research Engineer (f/m) to join our computer vision team at Software Competence Center Hagenberg with expertise in machine/deep learning as well as in mathematical modelling.

Web Engineer in Research & Development (m/f)

Job offer

We are looking for an enthusiastic Web engineer with curiosity and interest in challenging tasks to join our innovative team in the research area of Software Analytics and Evolution (SAE).

SCCH @ Hannover Messe Industrie

AI meets Software Engineering

The Hannover Messe Industrie is the worldwide hotspot for industry 4.0 - with 300,000 m² of exhibition space, 220,000 visitors and 6,500 exhibitors. Here, SCCH presented its methods for the intelligent optimization of production processes at the joint stand of the UAR Innovation Network.

Best Paper Award

Best Industrial Experience Paper

Stefan Mohacsi (Atos IT Solutions and Services) and Rudolf Ramler (Software Competence Center Hagenberg) received the Best Industrial Experience Paper Award for their contribution to the scientific track of the Software Quality Days 2019. The conference was held January 15-18, 2019 in Vienna.