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High-Tech Gründerfonds
Germany 2005 National Support Measure

Since 2005, the High-Tech Start-up Fund has been investing venture capital in young, high-opportunity technological companies implementing promising research results in an entrepreneurial manner. The fund provides technologically oriented company foundations with start-up capital and ensures the necessary supervision and support for their management. The main target group are spin-offs from public research institutions and universities as well as corporate spin-offs. In average, start-up projects receive funding of about €0.5m.

Competence Headquarters
Austria 2005 National Support Measure

The programme line Competence Headquarters was redesigned in 2011 and is the evolution of the programme line Headquarter Strategy established in 2005. The new focus is 1) on strengthening and expanding existing R&D headquarters through networking with Austrian research institutions, and 2) encouraging the establishment of new Competence Headquarters.

Temeljni in aplikativni projekti
Slovenia 2005 National Support Measure

A basic project covers experimental or theoretical work to acquire new knowledge, without any particular application or use in view. These projects are financed up to 100% by the Slovenian Research Agency (SRA).
An applied project also aims to acquire new knowledge but is directed towards a specific practical objective. The share of co-funding is 25% (75% financed by SRA). Applied research may include industrial research.

Germany 2005 National Support Measure

The Excellence Initiative is a policy package to foster elite research in universities jointly funded by the federal government (75%) and the Länder (25%) (Budget 2012-2017: €2.7b). The rationale is twofold: 1) Modernisation of universities by adding additional elements of competition; 2) Identification of clusters of excellence with potential to develop into beacons of excellence with international visibility. The initiative was launched in 2005 and will be extended beyond 2017.

BRIDGE - Wissenschaftstransfer
Austria 2005 National Support Measure

The BRIDGE Initiative's main goal is to support and improve links between basic research and applied research. This initiative provides the opportunity to individual researchers, research teams or consortia of researchers and companies to further develop their research results towards applicable products, processes or services.

Zinātniskās darbības likums
Latvia 2005 National Legal Document

The Law on Research Activity provides the legal framework for the national research system of Latvia.

Spain 2004 National Legal Document

This Royal Decree - Law 4/2004 establishes new measures regarding tax deductions for R&I activities.

Austria 2004 National Support Measure

The uni:invent programme's (terminated in 2010) goal was to improve commercialisation of research outputs. 13 university transfer offices were established, 50 transfer managers were professionally trained along a dedicated job profile, and more than 30 innovation scouts were positioned at the technology transfer offices of 17 Austrian universities.

Austria 2004 National Support Measure

Doctoral Programmes form centres of education for highly qualified young scientists and scholars from the Austrian and international scientific community. The programme supports centres of excellence at Austrian research institutions and helps ensure the continuity and impact of such centres.

DACH Lead Agency-Verfahren
Switzerland, Austria, Germany 2004 National Support Measure

The German Research Foundation (DFG), the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) have agreed to follow a lead agency principle for research projects with participants of at least two of the three countries. The lead agency procedure clarifies roles and responsibilities of funding agencies involved in such projects. Most importantly, it requires funding agencies involved to accept evaluation of the transnational project proposal by one lead agency and fund those parts of the project that are being performed in their respective country.


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