Services for the European programmes

Making applications and project participation easier

Our broad range of services are directed at all potential and current Austrian participants in European research programmes. Our services include everything from basic and detailed information to project-specific advice, as well as support for strategic positioning within the European research and innovation environment.


  • What are the options for participating in the various European research and innovation programmes?

  • Which programme is most suitable for your project?

  • How can you strategically position yourself within relevant networks?

The National Contact Points (NCPs) and experts from the FFG’s European and International Programmes unit will provide you with answers to these and many other questions, either in person, by telephone, or online.
Comprehensive information on the subject of law & financing contributes to the success of your research project.

FFG Academy

Do you want to know more about European RTI funding? Are you interested in project preparation, costing, reporting and project management? The training courses and webinars offered by the FFG Academy support both newcomers and experienced professionals.
Most courses are run in German.

European partner search service

Looking for a suitable project partner? As a National Contact Point, we support you in this often time-consuming task. Contact us!

Internationalisation and innovation

Are you planning to market your innovative technology internationally, or are you looking for answers to a technological problem? The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at the FFG is your gateway to the global innovation market. Profit from our EEN marketplace, the world’s largest online technology database, and connect with interesting people and companies on one of our cooperation exchanges.

Career opportunities in Europe

The European research area offers scientists and researchers a wide range of career options. We are happy to answer your questions about international careers.

FFG newsletter

The FFG’s electronic newsletter is a free source of information on national and international topics.
(only available in German)

Newsletter “FFG: Europa und Internationales im Fokus”

The biweekly email newsletter issued by the FFG’s European and International Programmes unit provides you with free information about current funding opportunities, service offerings, events and news at European and international level.
Are you already a subscriber and wish to increase or reselect the range of topics covered in the newsletter you receive? Please fill out this form. Simply indicate which areas you are interested in on the newsletter sign-up page.
Read the latest issue of the “Europa und Internationales im Fokus” newsletter in full online.
(only available in German)

We are also available to you personally if you have any questions.

Researchers at major Austrian research institutions such as universities should first contact their internal service centres.

The essentials in brief

Program Owner / Sponsor
Digitalisation & Broadband, Energy Transition, Europe & International, Further research areas, Life Sciences & Health, Mobility Transition, People, Qualification & Gender, Production & Materials, Society & Security, Society & Security, Space & Aviation
Target group
(Non-profit) Associations, Authorities, Competence centres, Large companies, Multipliers / Intermediaries, Research facilities, Single researchers, Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Start Up, Universities, Universities of applied sciences
Description of the target group Applicants from science and industry who wish to participate in European programmes
Type of offer
Advice, Partner search, Service, Technology transfer, Training