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This section displays national policy documents and other information focussing on areas of relevance for R&I policies.
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The R&I Observatory country report 2017 provides a brief analysis of the R&I system covering the economic context, main actors, funding trends & human resources, policies to address R&I challenges, and R&I in national and regional smart specialisation strategies. Data is from Eurostat, unless otherwise referenced and is correct as at January 2018. Data used from other international sources is also correct to that date. The report provides a state-of-play and analysis of the national level R&I system and its challenges, to support the European Semester.

Austria 2017 EU Report or Publication

The JRC managed Public Research Funding (PREF) study has collected information on and analysed national public research funding. It provides an overview of its evolution and current state in European and selected non-European countries, particularly as concerns funding themes, fields and the types of allocation (competitive project based versus institutional funding). The study was conducted by a consortium led by IRCRES CNR and involving researchers from USI, AIT and NIFU as well as a number of country experts. 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2017 EU Report or Publication

The Operational Programme “Investment in Growth and Employment” focuses about 90% of the available budgetary resources on three priorities: R&D and innovation; enhancement of the competitiveness of SMEs, and transition to a low carbon society.

Austria 2017 National Support Measure

This law revision regulates how the Universities related-Structural Funds are competitively awarded among public universities in Austria.This is based on quality, quantity and performance indicators such as the number of study programmes, number of graduates, third-party funding and doctoral candidates employed by the universities. The available amount of the Higher Education Area - Structural Funds is divided into 5 shares: 60% for study programmes; 8% for graduates; 15% for knowledge transfer; 4% for structured doctoral programmes and 13% for cooperations.

Austria 2017 National Legal Document

This is the second of five reports that will be produced as the main deliverables of the MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes. It is concerned with the role that National Preconditions play for a more efficient and effective participation in the Joint Programming Process (JPP)1 including Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) and other public-to-public partnerships (P2Ps).

Norway, Turkey, Austria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

The "Land of Founders" ("Gründerland") strategy has the ambitious goal to turn Austria into the most attractive location for start-ups in Europe. Stakeholders from the entrepreneur and venture capital communities have heavily contributed to formulating this strategy. It puts forward 40 actions revolving around regulatory framework conditions, access to finance, networking, and fostering an entrepreneurial mentality in society. Most of the actions are in process of implementation.

Austria 2016 National Support Measure

The annual RIO Country Report offers an analysis of the R&I system in Austria, including relevant policies and funding, with particular focus on topics critical for EU policies. The report identifies the main challenges of the Austrian research and innovation system and assesses the policy response.


Austria 2016 EU Report or Publication


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