Founded in 2004, UBIMET GmbH is the largest private provider of meteorological services in Austria and among the top three largest weather companies in Europe. Headquartered in Vienna, UBIMET runs several branch offices in Melbourne, Berlin and New York. Currently, UBIMET has about 200 employees. The company’s main area of expertise lies in the field of meteorology, specifically in developing forecast models, issuing weather forecasts and severe weather warnings with high temporal and spatial resolution, as well as in preparing data and forecasts tailored to suit individual customer requirements, such as information services, risk management, personnel planning, decision support, etc. The clientele includes insurance agencies, infrastructure operators, municipalities and individuals, as well as mass media, such as daily newspapers and private radio stations. Due to the essential advantage of an in-house research and development department, UBIMET can provide state-of-the-art knowledge in all areas of meteorological technology and has experience in different joint research programs dealing with meteorology and ICT.