[CALL] WWTF: Environmental Systems Research [ESR]


Deadline: 2020-01-23

interdisciplinary projects, which examine the urban environment in a holistic way with its physical, chemical, hydrological, biological, social, technological and/or economic processes and especially the interactions between these various components

Call 2020

The second project call “Urban Regions” within the thematic programme
Environmental Systems Research of the Vienna Science and Technology Fund
(WWTF) addresses

  • researchers who want to conduct a cutting-edge research project (2 to 4 years) in the field of environmental systems research with a major focus on urban regions.
  • New funding opportunities are available for collaborative projects between scientists in Vienna and Lower Austria. Additional information can be found in the Guide for Writing a Proposal and at www.wwtf.at/noe
  • The Principal Investigator and Coordinator has to be affiliated at a university or non-university research institution in Vienna.
  • Proposals should address highly socially relevant questions in the field of urban environments and be interdisciplinary in nature
  • Proposals must bring together researchers from different scientific disciplines in order to foster interactive partnerships.
  • In total, 4.5 million € are dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is 200,000 to 650,000 €.

This is a two stage call: Short proposals have to be submitted by 2pm, January 23, 2020. Full proposals have to be submitted by 2pm, May 20, 2020.