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The project database includes projects approved by the FWF.


Updated Application Guidelines: More Diversity in Cutting-edge Research

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) is gradually updating its application guidelines. The new guidelines are now available online for all programmes open year-round. The goal is to further simplify the submission process and to increase diversity and equality in cutting-edge research.

1,000 Ideas Programme: Second Call for Unconventional Research Ideas

Research means exploring new horizons. It is often unconventional approaches that lead to groundbreaking innovations. Through the 1,000 Ideas Programme, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) specifically supports high-risk research in Austria. The submission period for the second call starts on 16 November 2020.

Starting in 2021: Career Advancement with Esprit

An increase in the funding volume, longer project durations and rolling submissions—starting in April 2021, ESPRIT offers highly qualified postdocs an improved opportunity for advancing their academic careers. ESPRIT strives to support researchers as best as possible in their career development, to integrate them into Austrian cutting-edge research, and to further promote equal opportunities and diversity.