Danube-INCO.NET — Advancing Research and Innovation in the Danube Region

Calls for funding opportunities

Pre-announcement - 8th Call COMET Projects (former K-projects)

The target groups of the Austrian COMET - Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies Programme are all relevant university and non-university research institutions, commercial companies and other institutions and individuals from home and abroad. Special support is given to those research activities which operate at the cutting-edge and which also promise a high international profile.    

  • Posted on: 21.10.2019

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COMET Projects aim to carry out high-quality research in science - industry collaboration. They are characterised by a medium-term perspective and clearly defined topics having the potential for further development. COMET Projects contribute to initiating product, process and service innovations. COMET Projects open access to the COMET Programme for new consortia and topics. They may also develop into COMET Centres over the long term.

Eligible applicants are: Consortia with at least 1 scientific partner (Universities, colleges, research institutions)and at least 3 corporate partners (Companies from home and abroad)

Financing: share of federal and state: max. 45%, max. € 0.675 million per year; Share of business partners: at least 45%; Share of scientific partners: at least 5%.

Fore more information, please refer to call page (in German)


Program: Other | S&T field/scope: General | Affilation and Pillar: Research and innovation community | Geographical focus: Danube Region, Austria