Innovation Voucher - Funding, Guidelines

(De-minimis-grant)

The Innovation Voucher is a funding instrument designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Austria to start ongoing research and innovation activities. The Innovation Voucher enables enterprises to enlist the services of research institutions and to pay for these services to a maximum value of € 12.500,- (80 % funding quota). Submission of an application is possible at any time.

Details

Program Owner / Sponsor BMDW - Bundesministerium für Digitalisierung und Wirtschaftsstandort BMVIT - Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie
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

Required

A consortium is requestet of single applicant plus reserach institution (non-university research institutions and universities).

Submission
Submission possible anytime
FFG-Area
General Programmes
Selection by Evaluations are conducted by experts of the FFG (swift approval processes)
What is being funded External costs of the research institutes
Min. / max. funding 0 / € 10.000,-
Eligible costs These vouchers are earmarked by non-repayable subsidies up to € 12.500,- (can be made after payment of 20 % retention of max. € 10.000,-). The funding intensity is therefore 80 %.
Min. / max. running time 0 - 12 Monate
Availability from 02.01.2018 - constantly

The Innovation Voucher is designed to encourage SME to co-operate with research institutes. It should make it easier for small and medium-sized companies to overcome inhibition thresholds regarding cooperations with research institutions.

Description of the target group:
SME, Start-ups

Additional Information

Contact

Innovation Voucher-Hotline
T +43 (0)5 77 55 - 5000
innovationsscheck@ffg.at