Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Main activity summary

The FWF is Austria's central body for the promotion of basic research. Its main responsibilities are the promotion of high-quality scientific research, the promotion of education and training through research, the promotion of knowledge transfer and the establishment of a science-friendly culture, and public relations in the field of scientific research. It furthermore provides support for stand-alone projects, scientific stand-alone publications, Priority Research Programmes, international mobility, and career development of female scientists. It acts as an agency for translational research programmes, and supports other agencies' programmes in the phase of scientific project evaluation.

Haus der Forschung, Sensengasse 1, 1090 Wien, Austria
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Organisation activities
Research Funding Organisation (RFO)
Organisation status
Government: Agency
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