COMET Compentence Centers for Excellent Technologies - COMET Projects

The Austrian competence centre programme – 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.

Details

Program Owner / Sponsor BMDW - Bundesministerium für Digitalisierung und Wirtschaftsstandort BMK - Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie
Topic
Aeronautics and Space, Bottom-up, Environment and energy, Further research areas, Human Resources, Information technology, Life Sciences, Material and manufacturing, Mobility and Transport, Security and Defense, Service innovation, Society
Funding instrument
Scope
national
international
Partner

Required

The consortium has to consist of at least one scientific and three company partners.

Submission
Submission with a proposal process
FFG-Area
Structural Programmes
Selection by Jury
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 

Financing:

  • 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.

Contact

Dipl.-Ing. Budiono Nguyen
Dipl.-Ing. Budiono Nguyen

T +43 5 7755 2104
budiono.nguyen@ffg.at
Adelheid Merkl
Adelheid Merkl

T +43 5 7755 2714
adelheid.merkl@ffg.at