ECSEL – the Programme

Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership

Through the ECSEL programme, the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit) supports sophisticated innovation and technology development in information and communications technology, in the fields of micro and nanoelectronics, as well as embedded/cyberphysical and intelligent integrated components and systems. The projects are co-financed by the European Commission, with funding going to transnational, cooperative projects of industrial research and experimental development.
Owner of programme / investor
Target group SME, Large enterprises, Universities, Universities of applied sciences, Competence centres, Research facilities, Non-profit organisations, Regional administrative bodies
Topic Information technology
Type of service Funding
Förderinstrument C2 M Feasibility
Geographic scope -


Submission Submission with a proposal process
FFG Unit of organisation Thematic programmes
Selection via
Funding opportunities Funding is provided for industrial research and experimental development.
Min. / max. subsidies 0 / 2 Mio. EUR
Eligible costs Personnel costs, R&D investment, travel costs, material and third-party costs are eligible for funding in accordance with the Cost Guidelines of the relevant Call.
Min. / max. duration 0 / 36 months
Availabilty of 10.07.2014 - 31.12.2045
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Please note

The 2015 call opened on 17 March 2015. For more information visit our  call page.

Description of target group

Companies, research institutions