Quantum Austria 1st Call - Flagship Project (closed)

Funding formats of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Call open from 15.12.2021 16:00 to 31.05.2022 12:00
Programme owners/funding providers
Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung Next Generation EU
Around 39 million euros are available in the 1st call for proposals under the Quantum Austria funding initiative. The call is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research from funds of the Austrian Development and Resilience Plan / NextGenerationEU. Information on submission options for flagship projects can be found on the call website "Quantum Austria 1st call".

The call aims to promote excellent, transformative and innovative research and development in the field of quantum technologies including quantum computing and next generation high performance computing.

All important information for submission can be found in the call guide and the respective instrument guide. They describe the objectives and focus of the call. These and other documents and templates can be found below in the downloadcenter.

Information on further submission options can be found on the call website "Quantum Austria 1st call (Topic 1)" and "Quantum Austria 1st call (Topic 2)".

Submission of project proposals is only possible via eCall until May 31, 2022, 12:00 Noon (CET).

Submission at a later date will not be considered and will result in exclusion from the selection process.

Project applications in the field of basic research can only be submitted via the FWF.

We would like to point out that the "Special Directive Quantum Austria" required for funding has not yet been put into effect. As soon as the mentioned guideline becomes valid, we will publish a new version of the call guideline. Until then, version 1.1 is valid, subject to possible changes.


Dr. Olaf Hartmann
Dr. Olaf Hartmann
Programme co-ordination
T +43 5 7755 4902
Dr. Andreas Geißler
Programme Manager
T +43 5 7755 5146
Mag. Erwin Eckhart MSc
Questions regarding costs
T +43 5 7755 6095
Mag. Alexander Glechner
Mag. Alexander Glechner
Questions regarding costs
T +43 5 7755 6082

Additional information


Call Guideline


Technical Guideline

Guideline to Cost Eligibility

Project Description

Declaration of SME-Status

Note: Sole proprietorships, associations, start-ups and foreign companies must submit a eclaration of SME status in the course of submitting the application. In the template provided by the FFG, a classification of the last 3 years according to the SME definition must be made - if possible.

Projektskizze/Project Outline