[CALL] S&T Cooperation (WTZ): Austria - India


Deadline: 30 November 2017

For early-stage or mid-career researchers who want to establish a new partnership (mainly travel and accomodation expenses).


The programme for Scientific & Technological Cooperation is carried out in the frame of the bilateral “Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Austria and the Government of the Republic of India on Scientific and Technological Co-operation of 1 October 2008” and is financed equally by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of the Ministry of Science and Technology in India.

Aims of the Programme

  • Funding researchers’ mobility in the frame of joint research projects to stimulate international research cooperation
  • Providing an opportunity for researchers to cooperate in an international setting and to develop their scientific careers, especially for early-stage1, mid-career2 as well as female researchers

Areas of Cooperation

The call is open to all scientific disciplines and thematic areas. But joint projects in the area of social sciences and humanities can only be supported if they deal with topics related to natural sciences, technical sciences, human medicine, health sciences, agricultural sciences and veterinary medicine


Duration of projects

The projects will be supported for a period of max. two years from July 2018 until June 2020.
Who may apply?