Accessibility Statement

Ensuring barrier-free access to its website is very important to M-ERA.NET, in accordance with the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG, Web Accessibility Act, BGBl. I. Nr. 59/2019 idgF). M-ERA.NET is continuously improving the access and removing any remaining barriers.

This Accessibility Statement shall apply to the website

Status of compliance with the requirements

M-ERA:NET endeavours to ensure that this website complies with Conformance Level AA of the "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.1" .

The non-compliances and exceptions are listed below.

Non-accessible content

The contents listed below are not accessible for the following reasons:

  1. Non-compliance with the accessibility regulation

    M-ERA.NET documents
    Mostly older PDF and Office documents are not barrier-free. For example, PDF documents are not tagged so that screen reader users cannot or only insufficiently capture and use them.
    Should you need non-accessible content in an accessible format, please contact . We will try to provide the content in an alternative format.

  2. Content outside the scope of applicable legal requirements

Third-party content, such as presentation materials from external lecturers at M-ERA.NET events or documents of the European Commission, which are not within FFG's sphere of influence. This content is excluded from Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz.


Preparation of this Accessibility Statement

This statement was prepared on 13 October 2020.

The declaration was prepared on the basis of a self-assessment carried out by M-ERA.NET.

Feedback and contact details

If you experience any problems that make it difficult for you to access and use our website – i.e. problems and/or deficiencies with regard to compliance with accessibility requirements – please notify us by using the form on

You may also send us an email. Please describe the issue you have discovered and provide us with the URL of the relevant web page or document. 

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

We will review your comments and take the necessary steps.

Enforcement procedure

If you are not satisfied with how we respond to your enquiry and/or with the answers provided, you may complain to the Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (FFG, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency). The FFG accepts complaints sent electronically using the contact form below (please click on the link below).

Contact form – digital accessibility complaints office (German)

Complaints received are examined by the FFG with a view to determining if they relate to violations of the provisions stipulated in the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (Web Accessibility Act), in particular to deficiencies with respect to compliance with accessibility requirements by a federal government or the legal entities concerned and propose measures designed to remedy the problem.

More information about the complaint process (German)