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 +43-1-58801-41534

Registration takes place online.  
Wirtschaftskammer Wien will then send the order to Research and Transfer Support. We will forward this and the required forms, as well as a guide, to the TU Wien staff members and will provide support in the administrative processing of the funding. On the completion form, we also require the company’s signature.
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.

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.

In principle, all employees of TU Wien as well as these of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce are obliged to maintain confidentiality.

On request, we can conclude 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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