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NXP Semiconductors Austria GmbH

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer.

NXP provides hardware as well as software solutions and services for the Internet of Things, Automotive, Industry 4.0, and Mobile sectors. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security, and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

The Gratkorn location near Graz is the Austrian competence center of the international group and focuses on secure contactless identification systems. The headquarter is home to seven product lines focusing on Automotive, Internet of Things and Security and the Competence Center Crypto & Security.

Market-leading semiconductor solutions for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) labels and tags, secure smart cards, automotive applications (such as secure car access or innovative battery management systems) and the contactless interface technology Near Field Communication (NFC) are created in close collaboration with NXP sites around the globe, making NXP Austria the global #1 in Automotive, NFC, Transport Ticketing and Security solutions.

On site a multinational team of over 650 highly qualified employees from 45 nations focuses on the design and marketing of integrated circuits for secure contactless systems, including the complete IC development process and technical customer support. In 2015, the team was awarded with the prestigious European Inventor Award for the co-invention of NFC.


Role and Key Contribution

  • More than 20 years of know-how in microelectronics and embedded software focusing on secure, contactless identification Systems
  • Leading contactless technology provider creating business opportunities for other companies along the value adding chain
  • Active involvement in national and European projects supporting the advancement of Austrian R&D eco-systems

NXP Semiconductors Austria GmbH
Mikron Weg 1
A-8101 Gratkorn