Project of the month
Precisely Off The Mark:
Possible Cause Discovered For Failure of Targeted Liver Cancer Therapies
The failure of experimental liver cancer therapies directed specifically against the EGFR protein is presumably the result of insufficiently specific patient selection. This is the conclusion that can be drawn from data that were obtained within the framework of a project carried out by an FWF doctoral programme, and that have now been published in NATURE Cell Biology.
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Natural and Technical Sciences category
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Humanities and Social Sciences category
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Life Sciences category
In 2013 projects with a total volume of
million Euro were approved
projects were approved
people worked in projects funded by the FWF (as of Dec. 31, 2013)
In 2013 the FWF received
reviews from international peers
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This year the FWF E-Book Library and the OAPEN Library will grow to a level of around 300 books.
The FWF Open Access Policy will continue to require the use of Creative Commons licenses
Reinhold Mitterlehner and Pascale Ehrenfreund present Josef Penninger as Wittgenstein Award winner 2014
Eight outstanding young researchers accepted into the prestigious START Programme – New action plan unveiled for Austrian research.
The international evaluation conference " New Horizons / New Challenges: evaluation of STI policies, instruments and organisations " provides an open forum for evaluators, scientists, research managers, authorities and STI policy makers to debate challenging developments in STI policy and their effects on evaluation theory and practice.
Open Access to academic publications is on the tear, but the transition period seems to be long and expensive.