Funding of research and development projects in the fields of cybersecurity, 5G, blockchain or AI.
Funding rate: small businesses 45 %, medium-sized companies 35 %, large companies 25%, research institutions (as partner) 80%, max. funding amount: EUR 500,000 per project, bonus for women: EUR 10,000, 15% cooperation bonus
Time frame to submit applications: 2019/12/03 to 2020/07/15
The "Future ICT 2020" funding programme supports companies that implement research and development projects in the fields of cybersecurity, 5G, blockchain or artificial intelligence (AI).
- Who is eligible: Companies in formation, startups, small, medium-sized, and large businesses, research institutions (within the framework of a cooperation project).
- Eligible costs: Personnel costs, external services, investment costs, external costs for the protection of R&D results, material costs, as well as costs associated with the approval of new products and the initial establishment of a quality management system.
- Eligibility criteria: Scientific level, strategic importance of research for companies, potential economic significance (added value in Vienna, impact on employment), technical challenges and development risk.
- Submission: Via an online funding application from 3 December 2019 until 15 July 2020. The funding application must be submitted before the project begins.
Applications will be evaluated by external judges.
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All documents on the Future ICT 2020 funding programme.