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 the consequences of climate change
- Specific support for Austria’s policymakers
- Transformative change
Who can apply?
Institutions of research and knowledge dissemination (research organisations) are eligible for funding:
- Universities (universities and universities of applied sciences)
- Non-university research institutions
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 international research organisations.
What is the amount of funding?
Eligible costs are covered up to 100 %.
What are the submission criteria?
Projects of oriented basic research can be submitted by individual applicants or as cooperative projects involving several consortium members. 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 documents do I need for the application?
For a successful submission, the completed proposal form (including any optional supplementary documents) 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 2024.