FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency
is the national funding institution for applied research and development in Austria. It offers a comprehensive range of services for Austrian enterprises, research institutions and researchers - from the management of public funding programmes to consulting services in all phases of technology development and innovation, from support for integration into European research programmes and networks to the promotion of Austria"s interests at the European and the international level.
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the national funding agency for industrial research and development in Austria. As a "one-stop shop" offering a diversified and targeted programme portfolio, the FFG gives Austrian businesses and research facilities quick and uncomplicated access to research funding.
The FFG was founded on 1 September 2004 and is wholly owned by the Republic of Austria, represented by the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit) and the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW). As a provider of funding services, however, the FFG also works for other national and international institutions.