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When the Autopilot Hands Over to the Human Driver
Autonomous next generation cars will enable the drivers to focus on other things during their ride. There are situations, however, when the driver will have to take control of the wheel again. In a project funded by the FWF, a research team from the University of Salzburg is investigating the problems arising from these next generation vehicles.
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percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Biology and Medicine category
In 2017 projects with a total volume of
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Under a new scheme, South Tyrolean and Austrian researchers may now jointly apply for research funding.
FWF fosters top-level scientific achievements
An analysis provides excellent testimony for the international programmes of the FWF.
New funding opportunity for Polish-Austrian Joint Projects as of autumn 2018
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.