Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a key role in the Austrian economy. Many of them are actively involved in research, development and innovation. And with very good reason - innovative companies grow faster, create and secure jobs thus strengthening Austria as a business location.

The FFG complements its range of funding programmes for SMEs with related services and events.

Guideline to becomming an innovative company:  Innovation VouchersProjekt.Start (preparation for funding application), Patent.Scheck (IRP),  Feasibility Studies,  General Programme and Markt.Start-Funding. Clinical Trials can also be supportet by low-interest loans.


Programmeigentümer/Geldgeber Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG
Target group Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU), Universitäten, Fachhochschulen, Kompetenzzentren, Forschungseinrichtungen, Start-Up, Multiplikatoren / Intermediäre
Art des Angebots Förderung, Beratung
Förderinstrument Projektvorbereitung , Innovationsscheck/groß , Feasibility , Unternehmensprojekt - Experimentelle Entwicklung , Markteinführungsprojekt - IT
Aeronautics and Space, Environment and energy, Further research areas, Human Resources, Information technology, Life Sciences, Material and manufacturing, Mobility and Transport, Security, Service innovation, Society
General Programmes

SME Hotline

SME Hotline
T +43 (0)5 7755 - 5000