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Advice Note: New Call for Proposals for Quantum Research and Technology (QFTE)

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Categories: Aktuelle Meldungen

As part of the “Quantum Research and Technology” (QFTE) programme, Austrian research institutes and research companies will have the opportunity to apply for funding from the FFG and the FWF. In the call, the FWF will offer funding opportunities for postdocs. The FFG supports applied cooperative R&D projects.

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Austrian Open Access Agreement with Publisher Frontiers

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Categories: Aktuelle Meldungen, Presseaussendungen, Open Access

Under a landmark Open Access Publishing Framework Agreement signed in Vienna on December 20th, 2017 between the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the University of Vienna and the publisher Frontiers, Austrian researchers affiliated to or supported through these institutions may from January 1st, 2018 publish their articles in Frontiers’ open-access journals through a simplified process that covers article processing charges.

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New Funding Programme for Research Groups

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Categories: Aktuelle Meldungen

With “Research Groups”, the Austrian Science Fund FWF supports the networking of researchers independent of location and thus closes a gap in the funding portfolio between Stand-Alone Projects and Special Research Programmes. The basis for this is formed by innovative, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary questions in all scientific disciplines, especially in the humanities, social sciences and cultural sciences. €6.2m is available for Research Groups in the pilot phase.

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Euregio Science Fund: Third Call

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The provincial governors of Tyrol, South Tyrol and Trentino approved the Euregio Science Fund third call for proposals. The call is primarily aimed at several-year collaborative research projects involving all three research locations in the European region. Experts from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) will provide information about the call for proposals directly in Bolzano and Trento on 2 and 3 November 2017.

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High-Level Workshop on “Open Science” in Berlin

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Categories: Aktuelle Meldungen

Science Europe, the umbrella organisation of European research organisations, organised this year’s high-level workshop in Berlin jointly with the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The discussion focused on the topic “The Rationales of Open Science – Digitalisation and Democratisation in Research”.

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