FAQ

FAQ Industry Relations

Any project that constitutes the initiation of cooperation between business and science can be funded e.g.:

  • Preparation of innovation projects (new processes or products)
  • Technical expertise to safeguard new business ideas or new business areas
  • Advice on processing novel customer orders
  • Neutral technical expertise before investment decisions or for the settlement of disputes
  • Solving technical production problems
  • Technical support in quality assurance
  • Implementing the first scientific services (such as special measurements, analyses)
  • Feasibility studies in the specified working framework

Any Vienna company with an active business licence in the Vienna Economic Chamber.

The models in detail 

Initial discussion  - 100% funding; 2h; up to € 160,00 net;

Brief consultation – flat rate of € 800 (no company contribution);
objective: initial discussion with the scientific partner on exchange of information, including a definition and definition of the project/problem, as well as advice regarding how to proceed and implement the necessary steps.

Project consultation – flat rate of € 2,000 (50% company contribution);
depending on the task it corresponds to a workload of approx. 2.5 working days. Objective: further or more detailed advice within the framework of the above-mentioned workload; e.g. support in submitting an application for the joint cooperation project to the funding agency; carrying out the first measurements, analyses, etc.

Project consultation – flat rate of €4,000 (50% company contribution);
depending on the task, it corresponds to a workload of approx. 5 working days. Objective: further or more detailed advice within the framework of the above-mentioned workload; e.g. support in submitting an application for the joint cooperation project to the funding agency; carrying out the first measurements, analyses, etc.

You can find an overview of the expertise in research focus areas of TU Wien and the associated topics at: https://tiss.tuwien.ac.at/fpl/search.xhtml 

We are also very happy to support you in finding the right expert for your research issues. Please feel free to contact us! wirtschaftskooperationen@tuwien.ac.at or +43-1-58801-415249

After finding the right TU Wien researcher and agreeing on the consultancy service, send an e-mail with your contact details to unternehmensberatung@wkw.at. Include the following information: 

  • Short description of the agreed consultancy topic and content
  • Name of research partner
  • Estimated hours and the note: "Wie mit TU Wien vereinbart (150EUR/h)"  

In addition, we recommend that the consultancy report by the TU Wien expert is examined by the company.
You can find further information on the administrative processing of this funding in our guide (in German only).

An initial discussion of 2 hours is funded by Wirtschaftskammer Wien (up to € 160,00 net).
100% of a brief consultation worth €800 is funded by Wirtschaftskammer Wien. 

50% of project consultations are funded by Wirtschaftskammer Wien. There are two options for this:
Option 1 includes a workload of 2.5 working days;
Option 2 includes a workload of 5 working days.
Flat rates are charged: For option 1, the company contribution is €1,000, and for option 2 it is €2,000.

This kind of funding (initial discussion, brief consultation, project consultation) may be used by Vienna-based companies once per year.

All employees of TU Wien and of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce are obliged to maintain confidentiality.

On request, we can additionally set up a non-disclosure agreement.

Mag. Dr. Elisabeth Schludermann

Head of Funding Support and Industry Relations

Tel.: +43 1 58801-41534
Fax: +43 1 58801-415980 
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DI Petra Rössner

Funding support, industry relations  

Tel.: +43 1 58801-415240
Fax: +43 1 58801-415980
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Mag. Astrid Stakne

Funding support, industry relations 

Tel.: +43 1 58801 41532
Fax: +43 1 58801 415980
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Dipl.-Ing. Kathleen Jimenez Bsc

Portrait Kathleen Jimenez

Funding support, industry relations 

Tel.: +43 1 58801 415249 
Fax: +43 1 58801 415980
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