AGES in numbers

Foundation: 1 June 2002 as a limited liability company, attached to the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism. AGES was stablished on the basis of a Federal law with a public service mission.

Foundation: 1 June 2002 as a limited liability company, attached to the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism. AGES was stablished on the basis of a Federal law with a public service mission.

Facts & Figures 2017

Locations

6 Locations in Austria with 9 Operating Facilities
Headquater: Spargelfeldstraße 191 | 1220 Wien

Infrastructure

95 Laboratories
4 Reference stations in 4 climatic regions with a total of 33,000 experimental facilities
2 Research glasshouses (Linz, Vienna)

Human resources

1.414 Staff (percentage of women 59%)
Represented Experts in over 684 national and international committees

Management

11 Board members of the Supervisory Board (percentage of women 55 %)
1 CEO (percentage of women 0 %)
16 Staff of management level 1 (percentage of women 32 %)
39 Staff of management level 2 (percentage of women 41 %)

Scientific Expertise

Knowledge transfer and research activities

Completed 59 knowledge transfer Projects
Completed 12 research and development projects

Scientific information and communications work

41,012 Risk assessments and scientific advices
59 Scientific publications - peer reviewed
57 Article in conference transcripts (Abstracts)
1 Article  in books and monographs
126 Popular scientific articles / artivles in specialist magazines (editorials, reviews)
59 Posters
521 Lectures and presentations
7 Research reports

111 Events and trainings organised by the AGES Academy with over 4,537 participants 
21 Guides and delegation visits

Analytical Competence

681,987 Samples
1,350 accredited Methods

61 National Reference Laboratories
19 National Reference Centers
11 state-run laboratories with special functions
1 Official Medicines Control Laboratory

Public Relations

58 Product Recalls / Product Warnings and Safety Information
29 Press Releases
12 Newsletter
808,522 Accesses to the AGES website
3,490 Media Reports

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