BMWFW was established in 2013 by merging the ministerial portfolio of science and research with that of economy. It is one of two ministries in charge of research and technology policy. The BMWFW is responsible for the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), as well as for the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and their budgets. It is furthermore a shareholder in the Austria Wirtschaftsservice (AWS) business development bank.
Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft
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