General Programme - Competence Headquarters
|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|
Start-ups, small and medium-sized companies, internationally acitve major companies doing business in Austria.
Type of funding / Funding level
non-repayable subsidies; 25 % of personnel costs and 50 % of the costs for the cooperation with an Austrian research institution
Application and decision process
Submission of an application is possible at any time and will be part of swift approval processes. The evaluation is carried out throughout a special scoreboard and connected to a project monitoring
Terms and duration of project funding
Includes all expenses and charges which are incurred directly, in reality and additionally (to the usual operational expenses) for the duration of the funded research activities (i.e. no earlier than when the application is received by the FFG). Funding is provided for personnel costs, investments in research infrastructure and other costs (third party services, material costs, travel costs, patent application costs).
The evaluation is carried out throughout the General Programme scoreboard and some additonal guidelines for Headquarters funding.