AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology takes a leading position in the Austrian innovation system and a key role in Europe as the RTO focusing on the key infrastructure topics of the future. AIT provides research and technological development to realize basic innovations for the next generation of infrastructure-related technologies in the fields of Energy, Low-Emission Transport, Health & Bioresources, Digital Safety & Security, Vision, Automation & Control and Technology Experience. These technological research areas are supplemented by competence in the area of Innovation Systems & Policy. As a national and international network node at the interface of science and industry, AIT enables innovation through its scientific-technological expertise, market experience, tight customer relationships and high-quality research infrastructure.

INTERSTORES project role

WP3 Leader, development of charging/discharging methods, characterization and installation of insulation and construction materials, development of planning tools/methods, development of simulation models and digital twins, system techno-economic analysis, SWOT analysis.

Contact person

Mr. Michael Wös - Marketing and Communications

michael.woess @

„INTERSTORES is pivotal in advancing the integration of sustainable energy in district heating and cooling systems. By addressing charging/discharging challenges, suitable construction materials, reliable simulation models and trustworthy digital twins for large-scale thermal energy storage, we aim to promote innovation and shape cleaner and more efficient future energy systems. Thus, INTERSTORES is not just a project; it's a strategic investment in a sustainable tomorrow.“ ​
Dr. Abdulrahman Dahash
Scientist at AIT/WP 3 leader