Austria: FFG - KLWPT

Name of Funding agency
FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Geographical coverage (national/regional)
Name of the programme/initiative
Kreislaufwirtschaft und Produktionstechnologien
Programme owner
Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie (BMK)
Program manager (executing funding organisation)
FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Fabienne Nikowitz

+43 (0) 57755 5081

Funding commitment
2.800.000 €
Anticipated number of fundable research partners

At least 1 Austrian industry partner

Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

500.000 €

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Industrial Research:             TRL 2-4

Experimental Development:   TRL 5-7

Funding rates (approx.)

Research organisation: Industrial Research - 85%, Experimental Development - 60%
 Micro/small enterprise: Industrial Research - 80%, Experimental Development - 60%
 Medium enterprise:       Industrial Research - 70%, Experimental Development - 50%
 Large enterprise:          Industrial Research - 55%, Experimental Development - 35%

Major eligibility criteria (e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

Consortium restriction: minimum 1 Austrian industry partner. 

Thematic restriction: KLWPT only supports M-ERA.NET topic 2,4, 5 and 6 

Further restrictions: see under “Further guidance” 

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Deadline for proposal submission via FFG eCall ( 

National pre-proposal ("Kurzantrag"): 16 May 2024, 12:00 C.E.T.  

National full-proposal ("NationaleErgänzung"): 21 November 2024, 12:00 C.E.T. 

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Reports are submitted on an annual basis.   

Further information: see under “Further guidance” 

Further guidance

Further information on conditions and restrictions are given in the national call: