Early Stage - Funding, Guidelines

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Early Stage

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 possible at any time.

Details

Program Owner / Sponsor FFG - Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft
Topic
Aeronautics and Space, Bottom-up, Environment and energy, Further research areas, Human Resources, Information technology, Life Sciences, Material and manufacturing, Mobility and Transport, Security, Service innovation, Society
Funding instrument
Scope
national
Partner Not required
Submission
Submission possible anytime
FFG-Area
General Programmes
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 Frontrunner 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)
Eligible costs Guidelines (German only)
Min. / max. running time 12 - 36 Monate
Availability from 29.06.2017 - constantly

Funded projects shall provide a sound basis for a following phase for the development of innovative products, processes or services. 

Description of the 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.

Contact

Karin Ruzak
Karin Ruzak
Advisory service
T +43 5 7755 1507
karin.ruzak@ffg.at