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The Vienna Science and Technology Fund Life Sciences 2020 Call “Precision Medicine” opened on the 20th of January 2020. The Precision Medicine 2020 call invites researchers and clinical scientists at universities and non-university research institutions, who want to conduct a cutting-edge research project (2 to 4 years) with a major focus on precision medicine based on omics technologies and patient cohorts. Proposals should bring together scientists from different scientific disciplines such as biology, medicine and systems biology to foster interactive partnerships. Additional funding opportunities are available for collaborative projects between scientists in Vienna and Lower Austria. Details can be found in the Guide for Writing a Proposal and at wwtf.at/noe
A total of € 5 million are dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is € 200,000 to € 900,000. 
This is a two stage call: Short proposals have to be submitted by April 2nd, 2020. Full proposals have to be submitted by August 6th, 2020.

For more information please refer to the Call Fiche, the Guide for Writing a Short Proposal (which also contains detailed information on the new cooperation between Vienna and Lower Austria) and the document "Including sex and gender considerations in WWTF proposals and research teams".

In addition, we are organising a Proposers’ Day and Networking Event on the 26th of February 2020, starting at 2pm at the Albert Schweitzer Haus (Schwarzspanierstraße 13, 1090 Vienna). The event will provide an opportunity to discuss details about the call process. Please register online for the event by the 22nd of February here.

Additionally, WWTF offers personal consultation by appointment.
Please do not hesitate to contact the call manager for more information:
Johanna Trupke

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The eleventh “Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators" call 2020 as part of the WWTF's Life Sciences programme is issued for two group leader positions and is now open. This group must address substantial state-of-the-art scientific research questions in the area of computational methods in the life sciences.

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

WWTF grants up to two positions with up to € 1.6 million per research group for six to eight years years of funding.

Please submit proposals online by 2 pm, June 16, 2020.

Decisions are planned for December 2020. Hearings of selected candidates will take place in Vienna end of November / beginning of December 2020.

All interested parties are cordially invited to an open Proposers’ Day on April 7, 2020, 2 pm - 4 pm, Schlickgasse 3/8, 1090 Wien.

For futher information please see the VRG20 Call Fiche, the VRG20 Guide for Writing a Proposal and the current VRG Funding Guidlines (German).

 

Contact: Donia Lasinger

 
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The "Environmental Systems Research: Urban Regions" is open until the 23rd of January 2020 at 14:00 for short proposals. 4.5 million EUR are dedicated to this call.

For more information please refer to the ESR20 Call Fiche, the WWTF ESR20 Guide For Writing A Short Proposal (which also contains detailed information on the new cooperation between Vienna and Lower Austria) and the document "Including sex and gender considerations in WWTF proposals and research teams".

WWTF organized a Proposers' Day on December 5, 2019 at the Albert-Schweitzer-Haus, Schwarzspanierstrasse 13, 1090 Vienna. You can here find the Slides ESR20 Proposers' Day.

Contact: Elisabeth Nagl

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