currently open

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

being processed

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

being processed

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 had 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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