Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Mosquito monitoring: Annual report 2022
From the beginning of May to the end of October, we monitor the occurrence of exotic gnat species in Austria. In 2022, we found the Asian tiger mosquito in all federal provinces.
Asian tiger mosquito throughout Austria
In the previous year, we found the tiger mosquito in all federal states for the first time as part of our gnat monitoring. In parts of Vienna and Graz, there are already established populations that…
Aphids as vectors of plant viruses
Aphids not only damage plants through their sucking activity, they can also transmit viral diseases.
Ticks are already active
Domestic ticks could benefit from climate change, as warmth and high humidity make ticks active. This extends the period in which they can transmit pathogens such as the TBE virus.
Optimized sourdough management for the industrial production of einkorn pastries
In the OPTIKORN project, special sourdoughs and optimized process controls are being developed in order to be able to produce einkorn pastries with high quality and digestibility under industrial…
AGES coordinates international outbreak surveillance project
Together with our partner organizations from Croatia, Greece and Hungary, we are leading a European research project to improve surveillance of disease outbreaks.
Research: Pandemic preparedness for the future
We are part of the European BE READY project, which aims to lay the foundation for a future European Research Partnership for Pandemic Preparedness.
Europe-wide human biomonitoring
In this research project, methods were developed to more efficiently measure how chemical substances are absorbed by and act in the human body. The results are presented in a dashboard throughout…