SME Package

SME Package

The path to structured R&D activities

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.
Owner of programme / investor
Target group SME, Universities, Universities of applied sciences, Competence centres, Research facilities, Start-up, Multiplikatoren / Intermediäre
Topic Service Innovations, Society, Information technology, Human resources, Life sciences, Materials and production, Mobility, Security, Environment and energy, Further issues, Space
Type of service Funding, Advice
Förderinstrument C1 Projektvorbereitung, C2 XS Innovationsscheck/klein, C2 S Innovationsscheck/groß, C2 M Feasibility, C3 E Einzelprojekt - Experimentelle Entwicklung, C7 IT Markteinführungsprojekt
FFG Unit of organisation General programmes
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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.