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The tenth call in the “Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators" programme in the field of "Information and Communication Technology - Interdisciplinary Data Science” is now being processed. This group shall strive to improve the understanding of substantial current scientific research questions in the field of data science that lead to applicable solutions in and together with other disciplines with potential medium term economic or social benefits. The ability to bridge disciplines is thus a key evaluation criterion. We also encourage new interdisciplinary combinations.

It addresses Vienna-based universities and research institutions that intend to hire an excellent young researcher from abroad for setting-up and managing of an independent research group. Active recruitment procedures are mandatory.

WWTF grants one position with up to € 1.6 million for six to eight years for the research group.

Decisions are planned for December 2019. Hearings of selected candidates will take place in Vienna end of November / beginning of December 2019.

Fur ruther information please see the VRG19 Call Fiche, the VRG19 Guide for Writing a Proposal and the current VRG Funding Guidlines (German).

 

Contact: Donia Lasinger

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The project call “Multimodal Imaging” within the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF) Life Sciences Programme invites researchers at universities and non-university research institutions in Vienna, including those moving to Vienna, who want to conduct a cutting-edge research project (2 to 4 years) in the field of multimodal bioimaging. Proposals should address an important question in the life sciences and develop novel multimodal imaging approaches and data integration methods. Proposals should bring together researchers from complementary scientific disciplines such as biology/biomedical researchers, bioimaging specialists and computational scientists to foster interactive partnerships across Vienna. In total € 4 million are dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is € 200,000 to € 700,000.

This is a two stage call: Short proposals had to be submitted by April 4th, 2019. 55 short proposals were submitted. Full proposals have to be submitted by August 8th, 2019.

For more details please refer to the Call Fiche.  

Additionally, WWTF offers personal consultation on appointment.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Call Manager for more information: Johanna Trupke

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Information and Communication Technology 2019 is the fifth project call within the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF) ICT Programme. It invites researchers and scientists at universities and non-university research institutions in Vienna, including those moving to Vienna, who want to conduct a multi-annual (2 to 4 years) cutting-edge research project in the field of ICT and its application in other fields. Projects should strive to improve the understanding of substantial current scientific research questions (disciplinary, interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary) in the field of ICT with potential medium term economic or social benefit. A total of € 5.5 million will be dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is € 200,000 to € 800,000.

The deadline for the submission of the short proposals was in January 2019. In total, 96 Short Proposals were submitted and 26 were selected by an international expert panel in a jury meeting in Vienna in mid-February.

The deadline for the invited applicants to submit a Full Proposal was May 16, 2019. The full proposals are currently under review. The international jury will make the funding decision in the beginning of October 2019. 


Contact: Michael Strassnig

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