To be eligible, research projects must be
- limited in time;
- described precisely in terms of aims and methods, especially regarding hypotheses and research questions;
- of superior quality and originality in terms of aims and methods;
- for the purpose of gaining knowledge and extending and deepening our understanding of science and the arts;
- non-profit oriented;
- independent research in terms of the EU Framework for State Aid for Research, Development, and Innovation (2014/C 198/01).