open upon invitation

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.

The deadline for the submission of the short proposals for the Life Sciences Call 2018 was the 4th of April. In total, 55 Short Proposals were submitted and 50 were selected by an international expert panel to submit a full proposal, by the 8th of August 2019 (2pm).

For more information about the Call please refer to the Call Fiche.

Details for writing a Full Proposal can be found in the Guide for Writing a Full Proposal.

Contact: Johanna Trupke

 

being processed

The second NEXT call addressed previously WWTF-funded researchers to develop a  concrete concept to transfer and spread the acquired scientific knowledge and project
results to a broader audience, who want to implement innovative activities which will allow the project to reach new stakeholders.

The possibility to apply is only open upon invitation for the WWTF project calls ICT15, CS15, LS16, MA16 and Vienna Research Group Leaders from 2010-2016.

A total of € 200,000 are dedicated to this call. WWTF grants a maximum of € 50,000 per project.

Deadline for the submission was April 25, 2019. 12 proposals were submitted. Currently, the proposals are under review. 

Contact: Donia Lasinger

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

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 will no undergo a peer review process. The international jury will make the funding decision in the beginning of October 2019. 


Contact: Michael Strassnig

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