Laura Bassi 4.0 - The Programme

Women create equal opportunities in digitalisation

The Laura Bassi 4.0 programme is aimed at women who want to play an active role in shaping digitalisation. The programme enables the implementation of network-based inter- and transdisciplinary research and innovation projects and focuses on digitalisation and cooperation based on equal opportunities in order to increase the innovation output of Austrian businesses (especially SMEs).


Program Owner / Sponsor Nationalstiftung für Forschung, Technologie und Entwicklung Österreich Fonds
Funding instrument
Structural Programmes
What is being funded Funding is provided for cooperation networks in which creative women work on digitalisation topics of high societal relevance, thus contributing to more equal opportunities.
Availability from 19.10.2018 - 28.02.2019


With the kind support of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW).



Description of the target group:
The target group includes companies, research and knowledge dissemination organisations, universities, universities of applied sciences, private universities, non-university research institutions, technology transfer institutions, innovation agencies and other research-oriented organisations (e.g. associations with a relevant purpose) and other non-commercial institutions (autonomous bodies, non-profit making organisations such as NPOs). All institutions and organisations eligible as funding applicants may also act as partners and funding recipients.


Kristina Grandits LL.B. MA
Kristina Grandits LL.B. MA

T +43 5 7755 2403
Sonja Kopic MA
Sonja Kopic MA

T +43 5 7755 2405

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