Early Stage - Funding, Guidelines
Early Stage supports research projects belonging to the category industrial research of companies with a high potential for growth in the relevant technology or business area. Funded projects shall provide a sound basis for a following phase for the development of innovative products, processes or services. The funding quota is max. 70 % of total eligible projects costs (non-repayable subsidies ) not dependent on the research topic, the branch of industry. Submission of an application is currently not possible.
Funded projects shall provide a sound basis for a following phase for the development of innovative products, processes or services.
The essentials in brief
|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
|Target group||The relevant target groups are companies intending to enter new technology or business areas and start-up companies with high potential for growth.|
|Selection by||Evaluations are conducted by experts of the FFG. The evaluation is carried out throughout the General Programme scoreboard and some additonal guidelines for funding.|
|What is being funded||The funding quota is 70 % for small companies, 60 % for medium-sized and 40 % for large enterprises up to a maximum funding of € 1.000.000.- per project per year.|
|Min. / max. funding||Early Stage Guidelines (German only) / look up Guidelines / € 1 Mio. per year (IR)|
|Which costs are eligible for funding?||Guidelines (German only)|
|Min. / max. running time||12 - 36 months|
|Availability from||29.06.2017 - 31.12.2030|