Calls | Awards

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Third-party Funded Research

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Some funding agencies have extended call deadlines You can find a list of current calls and deadlines here. We update this list frequently.

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Following calls directly regarding COVID-19 have been issued:

  • FWF Urgent Funding for Research into Humanitarian Crises Like Epidemics and Pandemics: 
    The FWF offers a fast-track procedure in some of its funding programmes for proposals dealing with the prevention, early detection, containment, and research into the causes and effects of epidemics and pandemics such as SARS-CoV-2. This also includes projects that focus on the technical, ecological, economic, political, legal, medical, cultural, psychological, or ethical implications of SARS-CoV-2.
    Applications can be submitted between 06.04.2020 and 30.09.2020.
  • FWF - Joint Projects - Urgent Funding: The FWF in its initiative for urgent funding for research into humanitarian crises like epidemics and pandemics is joined by several of its international partner research funding organisations. FWF and its partners aim at funding closely integrated bi- or trilateral joint research projects in which researchers from Austria and one or two partner countries combine their complementary expertise. A substantial scientific contribution is expected from all partners.
  • DFG-Call for Multidisciplinary Research into Epidemics and Pandemics in Response to the Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2
    The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is issuing a call for a multidisciplinary funding initiative. Funding is available for projects addressing the prevention, early detection, containment and investigation of the causes, impacts and management of epidemics and pandemics, taking the example of SARS-CoV-2 and other microorganisms and viruses that are pathogenic to humans. The participation of Austrian researchers is possible and will be funded by FWF according to the regulations for DACH-projects.
    Deadline: 01.09.2020

EU and International Calls

  • PRACE support to mitigate impact of COVID-19 pandemic - PRACE is welcoming project proposals requesting computing resources to contribute to the mitigation of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Deadline: This call is open until further notice. Applications are evaluated within one week and start as soon as possible if awarded.

Other relevant Calls

Calls | Awards

All EU calls and new deadlines can now be found here: under the tab „ H2020 call deadline updates“.
FFG - FTE Offensive Big Data in der Produktion - bilaterale Ausschreibung Österreich – DeutschlandFFG, FTE20.8.2020
Laura Bassi 4.0 – 2. Ausschreibung (deadline Kurzdarstellung)FTE, Österreich-Fonds (FFG)31..2020
FFG - BRIDGE: 32. Ausschreibung BRIDGEFFG, BMKUEMIT2.9.2020
Volkswagen Stiftung - Science Communication Cubed – Science of Science Communication Centers (Teilnahme nur als Partner möglich)Volkswagen Stiftung4.9.2020
OECD Forschungsförderungsprogramm „Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture Systems“ OECD10.9.2020
JPI - Joint call for proposals on Equality and Wellbeing across Generations JPI14.9.2020
FFG  - Produktion der Zukunft – 36. Ausschreibung  BMKUEMIT15.9.2020
FFG - Qualifizierungsnetze – 5. Ausschreibung BMDW15.9.2020
ATHEN [Stipendien am Österreichischen Archäologischen Institut in Athen]oeaw15.9.2020
ÖAW - Heritage Science Austria – Einreichfrist (Kurzanträge)oeaw15.9.2020
IKT der Zukunft: benefit - demografischer Wandel als ChanceBMKUEMIT17.9.2020
Digitaler HumanismusWWTF22.9.2020
Mobilität der Zukunft - 15. AusschreibungBMKUEMIT23.9.2020
JPI Urban Europe - Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods (PED/PEN)BMKUEMIT, Urban Europe24.9.2020
Quantenforschung und -technologie – Ausschreibung 2020, nationalFTE (FFG)29.9.2020
IMI Launches Final Calls for ProposalsEuresearch29.9.2020
Spezialforschungsbereiche (SFBs)FWF30.9.2020
FWF – ForschungsgruppenFWF30.9.2020
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF)1.10.2020
COST (FFG)29.10.2020
3. Ausschreibung - Zero Emission Mobilityklima + energie fonds13.11.2020
Innovationslabore für Bildung - 1. AusschreibungDie Innovationsstiftung für Bildung24.2.2021
Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme - !call deadlines extended by 2 weeks! ECEXTENDED
Justice Programme  - !call deadlines extended by 2 weeks!ECEXTENDED
Neue Kooperation FWF - Polen: Ausschreibung für bilaterale ProjekteFWF - NCNlaufend
Neue Kooperation FWF - Südtirol: Erste Ausschreibung für bilaterale ProjekteFWF - Südtirollaufend
Horizon 2020 - Research and Innovation Framework ProgrammeH2020 (FFG)laufend
Horizon 2020 - Internationale Kooperationen mit Nicht-EU-LändernH2020 (FFG)laufend
Förderung für Forschung und Entwicklung in UnternehmenFFGlaufend
BILAT USA 2.0 project - to enhance and develop science, technology and innovation partnerships between the EU and the USAH2020/ERA/US Govlaufend
Förderformat FEMtech Karriere
bmvit (FFG)laufend
Wirtschaftsagentur Wien - Kommunikation und Technologie Awarenesswirtschaftsagentur wienlaufend
Smart and Digital Services - Initiative (SD S-I)BMDW/FFGlaufend - federal funding opportunities (US)GRANTS.GOVlaufend
Connex Kaiserschild-Wissenschaftsvernetzung Kaiserschild-Stiftunglaufend
Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung - Forschungsstipendien und ForschungspreiseAlexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundationlaufend
FFG Talente - Ausschreibung Karriere-Grantsbmvit (FFG)laufend
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel-ForschungspreisAlexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundationlaufend
Scientific & Technological Cooperation (S&T Cooperation)OEADlaufend
Service Innovation im BasisprogrammBMDW/FFGlaufend
Spin-off Fellowship, Impulse zur Steigerung akademischer GründungenBMBWF (FFG)laufend
Innovationsscheck mit Selbstbehalt ab 2018bmvit/BMDW (FFG)laufend
FWF EinzelprojekteFWFlaufend
DOC StipendiumÖAWlaufend
Erwin-Schrödinger-Auslandsstipendien mit RückkehrphaseFWFlaufend
Connex - Förderung für Nachwuchskräfte in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften Kaiserschild-Stiftunglaufend
Selbständige PublikationenFWFlaufend
JSPS International Fellowships for Research in JapanJSPSlaufend
Referierte PublikationenFWFlaufend