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.

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

1.413 Staff (percentage of women 60%)
Represented Experts in over 700 national and international committees

Management

11 Board members of the Supervisory Board (percentage of women 55 %)
2 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

28 research projects completed, 83 research projects in progress

Scientific information and communications work

42,289 Risk assessments and scientific advices
82 Scientific publications - peer reviewed
38 Article in conference transcripts (Abstracts)
6 Article in books and monographs
114 Popular scientific articles / artivles in specialist magazines (editorials, reviews)
63 Posters at congresses and conferences
639 Lectures and presentations
16 Research reports

114 Events and trainings organised by the AGES Academy with over 4,913 participants 
21 Guides and delegation visits

Analytical Competence

645,066  Samples
1,350 accredited Methods

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

Public Relations

81 Product Recalls / Product Warnings and Safety Information
34 Press Releases
10 Newsletter
1,014,299 Accesses to the AGES website
3,346  Media Reports

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