Project of the month
State-of-the-art Visual Analysis Increases Flood Protection Options
The impact of flood barriers during times of flooding can now be assessed in a shorter time and even better than before. This is enabled by the current further development of a sophisticated Visual Analysis System providing emergency systems with important assistance in making decisions at times of severe flooding. The further development – like the Visual Analysis System itself – was made possible by funding from the FWF, among other sources, and is now being presented in an international specialist journal.
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In 2013 projects with a total volume of
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projects were approved
people worked in projects funded by the FWF (as of Dec. 31, 2013)
In 2013 the FWF received
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Open Access Policy:...
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.