Feasibility Studies - Funding, Guidelines
The funding instrument Feasibility Studies supports the creation of feasibility studies (proof of concept) requested by small and medium-sized companies to be carried out by research institutes and other qualified institutes as well as company partners. The FFG aid covers up to 60 % of the total costs (non-repayable subsidies), which are limited by € 80.000,-. Submission of an application is possible at any time.
Fundalbe plans include e.g.
Idea studies (such as concept developments, thematic and technologically open studies and studies which are not technological preliminary studies or accompanying studies, preparation for technological problem-solving), preparation work for a research, development and innovation project, support during the development of prototypes, analysis of technology transfer potential, analyses of the innovation potential of the company (process, product, technology), concepts for technical innovation management (in particular those associated with analyses regarding the innovation potential of the company).
Description of the target group:
Start-ups, small and medium-sized companies (companies with less than 250 employees)