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FWF | 1000 Ideas Programme

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With the 1000 Ideas Programme the FWF supports the promotion of completely new, daring or particularly original research ideas that lie outside the current scientific understanding. The key aim is to investigate future-oriented research topics with high scientific and transformative potential.

The target group are established researchers as well as researchers at the beginning of their careers, who lead the research project within the framework of a minimum 50 percent employment at an Austrian research institution for a maximum period of 24 months. The funding to a maximum of 150,000,- Euros, which can be used to finance personnel costs for the own position (up to a maximum of 50%) as well as employees, material, equipment, travel costs, other costs and 5% general project costs. The funding of doctoral positions is not possible.

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