What is funded?
The ACRP focuses on research on climate change and climate actions, adaptation, mitigation and their mutual interrelation.
Projects of oriented basic research are funded in the following three thematic areas:
- Understanding the climate system and consequences of climate change
- Specific support for Austria’s policymakers
- Transformative change
Who can apply?
The following Austrian research organisations are eligible as applicants and partners:
- Private universities
- Universities of applied sciences
- Non-university research institutions in the field of scientific research
National and international businesses and other practitioners as well as individual researchers from Austria can participate as subcontractors. Project partners are not limited to Austrian research institutions and can include foreign research organizations.
What is the amount of funding?
Eligible costs are covered up to 100 %.
What are the submission criteria?
Projects can be submitted by research institutions(individual projects) or by consortia (cooper ative projects). Further information on the submission criteria can be found in the Guide for the submission of proposals and in the Guidelines for projects of oriented basic research.
What do I need to apply? (or: What documents do I need to provide?)
For submission, the completed application must be uploaded via eCall before the deadline. The costs of the applicant and all project partners must also be entered via eCall before the deadline.
When will the decision be made?
A funding decision is expected by May 2023.
In addition to consulting services via mail and phone, we offer online consultations to answer any questions regarding the ACRP call and the submission of project proposals. For targeted advice on your project, you have the option to submit a project outline prior to the online consultation, which will serve as a basis for discussion. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the programme managers at FFG (see contact information below).
4. 10. 2022: ONLINE - Information day for the 15th call
In this online information event the content of the 15th call will be presented by a member of the steering committee. In addition, the FFG provides information on administrative and organizational aspects and gives tips and tricks for a successful application. There will be enough time for your questions.
For details and free registration visit: ACRP 15th Call Information Day