As a funding expert for research and innovation as well as science communication, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Understanding Science and Healthcare Funding.

As a funding expert for research and innovation as well as science communication, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Vienna Quality of Life and Healthcare Funding.

Manuela Knobloch
Funding

As a funding expert for innovation and research, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Vienna Quality of Life and Healthcare Funding.

Facts about Healthcare Funding

Maximum funding amount:

600,000 euros

Co-founding rates:

25-80%

Minimum project value:

50,000 euros

Who is eligible?

We support existing small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large corporations as well as companies in the process of being founded. We also provide funding to project partners, which include universities, universities of applied sciences, associations, and non-university research institutions, or institutions and organisations in the educational and social fields.

Business sectors:

All business sectors.

Eligible costs:

Healthcare Funding is provided to cover payroll costs, consultation and development work, tangible and intangible investment costs (such as licenses or machines), consumables, and structural modifications.

Upfront payment:

Up to a maximum of 50% of the approved funding amount can be paid up front. Don't forget your biannual progress report on your development proposal.

Maximum project duration:

5 years

Documents for your submission to receive Healthcare Funding:

A duly completed online funding application along with an application confirmation as well as a de minimis declaration, your latest annual financial statements, and/or an income statement.

Assessment:

An independent jury will assess your submission and provide a recommendation for your development proposal's funding.

Legal basis under European state aid law:

GBER Articles 22, 25, 28, and de minimis

Bonus:

Women's bonus: 10,000 euros. Startup bonus: 5,000 euros. The women's bonus is awarded if your development proposal is managed by a woman with the necessary qualifications. If a new company is founded as part of the development proposal, we'll also pay a startup bonus.

Typical steps when applying for Healthcare Funding

1.
Developing your project idea
2.
Consultations at the Vienna Business Agency
3.
Selecting the funding that's right for you
4.
Organising your project content
5.
Online project submission
6.
Project assessment by a jury
7.
Communication of the outcome by the Vienna Business Agency

Information material on Healthcare Funding

Deadlines and submission

Submission period:1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025
Submission deadline 2024:31 July