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Cold as ice: The Tyrol is used to freezing temperatures. In fact, it specialises in them.

Cold as ice

Cold as ice
Cool companies

The refrigerator professional Liebherr, the high Alpine construction company Geo Alpinbau and the climbing sport specialist Austrialpin are Tyrol-based companies with foundations as solid as ice.

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Ultra-cool research

The coldest place in Tyrol is the University of Innsbruck. In its laboratories, researchers simulate processes that go on in outer space and quantum phenomena at temperatures far below minus 200 degrees Celsius.

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Icy innovations

An outdoor laboratory some 2,000 metres up, frozen musical instruments, new de-icing methods and better management of avalanches - Tyroleans never fail to impress with their cool ideas.

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On snow and ice

Virgin powdery snow and mighty glaciers are the hallmarks of the tourist image of the Tyrol. But in the Tyrol, snow and ice are also the subjects of intensive research.

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