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Presentation given during the 2015 Research and Innovation Tour pdf - 868 KB [868 KB]

AUSTRIA – CHINA RESEARCH & INNOVATION COOPERATION

"Research, Innovation and Science: Cooperation between EU Member States, Associated Countries, the European Union and China: A Testimony of Excellence" pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Priority fields of cooperation

Sustainable development including water, urban planning, green urban mobility and transport, sustainable energy, nanotechnology, ICT, health and life sciences, science policy

Main initiatives and programmes

  • Scientific & Technological Cooperation Austria-China
  • Joint call on nanotechnology between Shanghai University and FFG
  • Cooperation between Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and FFG
  • Cooperation between National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and FWF

Information on bilateral agreements

  • Bilateral agreement between the Republic of Austria and the People’s Republic of China on scientific and technological co-operation (WTZ) signed 1984.
  • Bilateral cooperation between the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) and the National Railway Administration (previously Ministry of Railways), National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry for Transport (MOT), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
  • Bilateral cooperation between the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research (BMWF):China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  • Bilateral cooperation between the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and NDRC, Ministry of Finance and Commerce (MOFCOM)
  • Confucius Institutes in Vienna (2006) and Graz (2010)

EU and multilateral Initiatives

  • JPI Urban Europe: In November 2013 talks between the Chinese Centre for Urban Development (CCUD) and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe (chaired by Austria Mag. Schädler, BMVIT) were held to discuss possibilities of a future collaboration.
  • The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) is a partner of the European Research Area Net (ERA.Net) and focuses on projects of energy efficiency, low carbon and sustainability.

AUSTRIAN FUNDING PROGRAMMES

EURAXESS "Funding Guide for Researchers Mobility and Collaboration between Europe and China" 2015

Grants for conducting research in Austria (up to one year)

  • Ernst Mach– Natural sciences (grant)
  • Franz Werfel – Linguistics (grant)
  • Konrad Lorenz Institute– Biology (fellowship)
  • Richard Plaschka – Humanities, linguistics (fellowship)
  • Lise Meitner Programme – Any discipline (research funding)
  • Institute of Science and Technology Austria – Any discipline (PhD)
  • Max F. Perutz Laboratories – Biosciences, chemistry, medicine (PhD)
  • Vienna Biocenter – Life Sciences (PhD)
  • Institute of Molecular Pathology – Life Sciences (fellowships)

 Grants for conducting research in Austria (more than one year)

  • Richard Plaschka – Humanities, linguistics (fellowship)
  • Lise Meitner Programme – Any discipline (research funding)
  • Institute of Science and Technology Austria – Any discipline (PhD)
  • Max F. Perutz Laboratories – Biosciences, chemistry, medicine (PhD)
  • Vienna Biocenter – Life Sciences (PhD)
  • Institute of Molecular Pathology – Life Sciences (fellowships)

Grants for conducting research in China

  • Marietta Blau – Any discipline (grant)
  • Erwin Schrödinger (Co-funded by the EU) – Any discipline (fellowship)
  • DOC – Any discipline (fellowship)
  • National funding programmes for applied research and development with possibility of participation by third countries
  • Services for European funding and international cooperation opportunities

Joint research funding & services

  • National funding programmes for applied research and development with possibility of participation by third countries
  • Services for European funding and international cooperation opportunities

MORE INFORMATION AND USEFUL LINKS

Scientific Country Profile Austria

Science and Technology Section of the Austrian Embassy

Austrian Agency for International Mobility and Cooperation in Education, Science and Research

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Austrian Science Fund (FWF)