Austria: FFG-BP (Basisprogramm)

Programme Profile

 Austria FFG-BP

Name of the programme/initiative:

General Programmes (Basisprogramm)

programme website

Programme owner


Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)


Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Konstantin SAVOV

Phone:+43 577 55 1313


Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Experimental development (TRL 5-8)

Funding rates (approx.)

For transnational projects the Austrian project partners can be funded as follows:
·         Small enterprises with up to 60 %
·         Middle enterprises with up to 50%
·         Large enterprises with up to 40%

The subsidy of the eligible costs is according to the EU Community Framework.

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

· All types of enterprises are eligible; universities may be included only as a subcontractor.

Thematic restriciton: eligible M-ERA.NET topics

  • Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
  • Functional materials
  • Interfaces between materials and biological hosts for health applications

· Projects with market orientation and a clear exploitation strategy in the field of innovative surfaces, functional materials as well as biological hosts for health applications are required. (more details are available on  the programme website)

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

Deadline for proposal submission via FFG eCall (
  national Pre-Proposal (“Kurzantrag”) : 21.06.2016 ,12:00
  national Full-Proposal (“Nationale Ergänzung”): 14.11.2016, 12:00