KIRAS – Security Research


The Austrian Security Research Programme KIRAS supports national research projects whose results contribute to the security of all members of society.

KIRAS focusses on funding activities related to protection of critical infrastructures

The essentials in brief

Program Owner / Sponsor BMF - Federal Ministry of Finance
Project type
Target group Universities, companies, research organisations
What is being funded The Austrian security research programme KIRAS implements three mutually complementary instruments. They range from probing actions to cooperative research and innovation projects and R&D support actions.


Christian Brüggemann MLS
Christian Brüggemann MLS

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Dr. Polina Wilhelm

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