Collective Research

General Programme – Collective Research

Collective Research

The funding of cooperative research projects within General Programme (sector projects) supports pre-competitive research projects which do not include any directly exploitable product and process or service developments.
Owner of programme / investor
Target group -
Topic Service Innovations, Society, Information technology, Human resources, Life sciences, Materials and production, Mobility, Security, Environment and energy, Further issues, Space
Type of service Funding, Advice
Förderinstrument C3 E Einzelprojekt - Experimentelle Entwicklung
FFG Unit of organisation General programmes
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Start-ups, small and medium-sized companies, major companies, universities, universities of applied sciences, research facilities, universities and universities of applied science can carry out the projects or parts thereof as sub-commissioners of interested representatives, for example.The funding level is max. up to 60 % of total eligible projects costs. Submission is possible at any time and funding is carried out by non-repayable subsidies. Special features: The evaluation is carried out throughout the General Programme scoreboard and some additonal guidelines for Colletive Research funding. Project consortiums must consist of at least one research institute and one interested representative or at least three companies, whereby at least 20% of the project costs are to be paid in the form of a cash contribution.