COMET Compentence Centers for Excellent Technologies - COMET Projects
COMET Projects (peviously K Projects) aim to carry out high-quality research in science - industry collaboration. They are characterised by a medium-term perspective and clearly defined topics with the potential for further development. COMET Projects contribute to initiating product, process and service innovations. COMET Projects open access to the COMET Programme for new consortia and topics.
|Program Owner / Sponsor|
Bottom-up, Circular Economy, Climate-Neutral City, Cooperation & Research Infrastructure, Digitalisation & Broadband, Energy Transition, Life Sciences & Health, Mobility Transition, Production & Materials, Quantum: Research & Technology, Society & Security, Space & Aviation, Wood: Research & Knowledge Transfer
The consortium has to consist of at least one scientific and three company partners.
Submission with a proposal process
|What is being funded||A maximum of 45% of the eligible costs can be funded.|
|Min. / max. funding||0 / max. 0.45 Mio. €/year federal funding plus max. 0.225 million €/year provincial funding|
|Eligible costs||Fundable costs include personnel costs as well as other project-related direct costs (use of RDI infrastructure, third-party costs, travel expenses, material and equipment costs). Details concerning the fundable costs can be found in the programme document and the COMET guideline.|
|Min. / max. running time||36 - 48 months|
|Availability from||01.01.2006 - constantly|
Specifications COMET Projects
Consortium: At least one scientific partner and three company partners
Duration: 3-4 years
- 35% to max. 45% public funding
- Min. 5% by scientific partners
- Min. 45% by company partners
- Max. federal funding: 450 000 Euro/year
- Max. provincial funding: 225 000 Euro/year
Description of the target group:
The COMET programme addresses both existing competence centres and COMET projects as well as new consortia of science and industry.