Slovak University of Technology is research oriented university. During its existence, the university significantly contributed to development of scientific knowledge, enrichment and utilisation of scientific knowledge for the benefit of mankind. The university pursues research in all the areas in which university education is provided, thus in the areas of architecture, civil engineering, geodesy, cartography, chemical technologies, food processing, machinery, electrical engineering, electronics, informatics, information and communication technologies and applied physics, mathematics, economics, social science as well.
Research activities of the university are financially secured mainly by grant projects VEGA, APVV and national science and research programmes. The university also takes opportunity to join European science and technology cooperation programmes, searches for and gains additional financial resources from EU programmes, primarily from the Framework Programme of the EU for research and innovation - Horizon 2020.
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava recognizes great potential in extension of communication networks supporting transfer of know-how gained at the university to practice. The objective is to find appropriate way of commercialisation and economic valorisation for the ideas born at the university and let these ideas to contribute to development of entrepreneurial environment of sophisticated activities, thereby contribute to increase of prestige of Slovakia at the same time.
Science and research news:
New University Science Parks booklet was published. (15.02.2016)
Unique Ion Centre at the Slovak University of Technology
The University has opened new research pavilions with laboratories at the Faculty of Materials Science in Trnava: Slovak Ion Centre called SlovakION and Research Institute for automation and informatisation of manufacturing processes. (11.01.2016)
STU – co-organizer of the international SmartCity 360 Summit
SmartCity 360 Summit was held at the premises of the Slovak University of Technology (STU) in Bratislava and at the Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel from 13th to 16th October 2015. (26.10.2015)
STU opened a brand new Centre for Nano-diagnostics
The new Centre for Nano-diagnostics disposes of devices which are unique with the V4 region. They enable to study the structure of materials at the atomic level. The Centre was opened by the Slovak University of Technology as part of the University Science Park Project entitled "Science City Bratislava". (15.10.2015)
STU opens Centre for Applied Polymer Research
The unique invention of biodegradable plastics from renewable materials attracted the attention of wide public and companies. The latter intend to use the invention in production. (25.06.2015)
STU succeeded in obtaining the ECTS Label Cerificate
Obtaining the ECTS Label indicates to all domestic and foreign students, that the study credit system at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava fulfils strict European standards and its offered education is fully comparable with other countries. (27.09.2013)