Austria: FFG-PdZ

Name of Funding agency

FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

National

Name of the programme/initiative

Produktion der Zukunft

Programme website

 http://www.ffg.at/m-eranet

 https://www.ffg.at/39-ausschreibung-produktion-der-zukunft 

Programme owner

 Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie (BMK)

Program manager (executing funding organisation)

FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Name: Fabienne Nikowitz

Phone: +43 (0) 57755 5081

E-mail: fabienne.nikowitz@ffg.at

Funding Commitment

1.000.000,- EUR

Anticipated number of fundable research partners

-

Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

500.000,- EUR

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Industrial Research:                TRL 2-4

Experimental Development:   TRL 5-7

Funding rates (approx.)

Research organisation: Industrial Research - 85%, Experimental Development - 60%
 Micro/small enterprise: Industrial Research - 80%, Experimental Development - 60%
 Medium enterprise:       Industrial Research - 70%, Experimental Development - 50%
 Large enterprise:          Industrial Research - 55%, Experimental Development - 35%

Major eligibility criteria
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

Consortium restriction: minimum 1 Austrian industry partner.

Thematic restriction: PdZ only supports M-ERA.NET topic 3 and 6

  • High performance composites
  • Materials for additive manufacturing

Further restrictions: see under “Further guidance”

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Deadline for proposal submission via FFG eCall (https://ecall.ffg.at):
National Pre-Proposal ("Kurzantrag"): 16 June 2021, 12:00 C.E.T.           
National Full-Proposal ("Nationale Ergänzung"): 18 November 2021, 12:00 C.E.T.

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Reports are submitted on an annual basis. 

Further information: see under “Further guidance”

Further guidance

Further information on conditions and restrictions are given in the national call:

https://www.ffg.at/39-ausschreibung-produktion-der-zukunft