With the Call Users in Focus, the Vienna Business Agency supports projects that put the users in the centre of all stages of the innovation process.
Funding rate: Small Business 45 %, medium-sized companies 35 %, large companies 25 %; for individual parts of the project a higher funding rate is possible, cooperative projects each 15 percentage points higher; max. funding amount: € 500.000/Project
Time frame to submit applications: 2015/12/01 to 2016/03/14
The Call Users in Focus 2016 promotes R & D projects that systematically reflect the needs, demands and lifestyles of users. We are in particular looking for projects of interdisciplinary and cross-technology character as well as projects that contribute to the optimization of interfaces. The Call will be announced in the Research Funding Program.
FemPower Bonus: + 10,000 Euros for projects that are content led by a woman
- Who is eligible: founding companies, small, medium and large companies, research institutions as partner applicants
- Eligible costs: Internal and external personnel costs for R & D, external costs to protect R & D results
- Eligibility criteria: scientific level, the strategic research importance for the company and the potential economic significance
- Submission: With the Online Funding Application online from December 1, 2015 to March 14, 2016. The funding is awarded on a competitive principle. The funding application must be submitted before the project begins.
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