Eureka and Austria 

Austrian organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in Austria and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). The FFG supports Austrian organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 0.13M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY AUSTRIANPARTNERS
  • 575.15M€ MOBILISED SINCE 1985
  • 51 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH AUSTRIA
  • 4,626 AUSTRIAN ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

Austria offers you

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Partner search

The FFG can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of over 45 member countries). For more information on how to find project partners, contact the FFG or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.

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Advice services and support tools

The FFG offers advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. The FFG can confirm your organisation’s eligibility, answer questions about the application process and review your proposal before you submit your application.

Austria funds

  • Clusters (7 funded)

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

    Discover Clusters
  • Eurostars (funded)

    R&D SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

    Discover Globalstars
  • Network projects (funded)

    A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.

    Discover Network projects
  • InvestHorizon

    Preparing deep tech companies for Series A investment through an accelerator programme (in association with the European Commission).

    Discover InvestHorizon

The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded? 

We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.

In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.

Contacts in Austria

  • Michael Walch

    Michael Walch - National Project Coordinator - Network projects, Globalstars, Clusters

  • Ines Marinkovic

    Ines Marinkovic - National Project Coordinator, Network projects and Globalstars

  • Hanna Scheck

    Hanna Scheck - National Project Coordinator Eurostars

Contact your national funding body