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. The Gratkorn location near Graz is the Austrian competence center of the international group and focuses on secure contactless identification systems in Automotive, Internet of Things and Crypto & Security relevant applications.
For the Secure Transactions & Identification and Automotive business lines, more than 650 highly qualified and motivated international employees work on new innovative solutions in the areas of design, development, product management, marketing, and application support. Both research and development activities, as well as global market responsibility for many products, are the areas of responsibility of NXP Austria. Innovative strength and pioneering spirit, a sense of togetherness and collegiality describe the company's climate.
One of the innovations that originated here is Near Field Communication (NFC), for which the team around Franz Amtmann was awarded the European Inventors Prize in 2015.