Innovation Voucher - Funding, Guidelines
The Innovation Voucher is a funding instrument designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Austria to start ongoing research and innovation activities. The Innovation Voucher enables enterprises to enlist the services of research institutions and to pay for these services to a maximum value of € 12.500,- (80 % funding quota). Submission of an application is possible at any time.
|Program Owner / Sponsor|
Bottom-up, Circular Economy, Climate-Neutral City, Digitalisation & Broadband, Energy Transition, Further research areas, Innovative & Competitive Companies, Life Sciences & Health, Mobility Transition, People, Qualification & Gender, Production & Materials, Quantum: Research & Technology, Society & Security, Space & Aviation, Wood: Research & Knowledge Transfer
Submission possible anytime
|Selection by||Evaluations are conducted by experts of the FFG (swift approval processes)|
|What is being funded||External costs of the research institutes|
|Min. / max. funding||0 / € 10.000,-|
|Eligible costs||These vouchers are earmarked by non-repayable subsidies up to € 12.500,- (can be made after payment of 20 % retention of max. € 10.000,-). The funding intensity is therefore 80 %.|
|Min. / max. running time||0 - 12 months|
|Availability from||02.01.2018 - constantly|
The Innovation Voucher is designed to encourage SME to co-operate with research institutes. It should make it easier for small and medium-sized companies to overcome inhibition thresholds regarding cooperations with research institutions.
Description of the target group: