Cooperativ R&D Projects in the field of Nanotechnology and 3D Printing

Availability: 28.03.2018 12:00 bis 21.06.2018 11:00
The aim of this call for Austrian-Chinese Cooperative R&D Projects is to support the jointly identified research topics Nanotechnology and 3D Printing with mutual interests and scientific excellence based on the existing cooperation agreement between the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), the SHANGHAI University and the Shanghai Industrial Technology Institute (SITI), China.
FFG is prepared to provide selected Cooperative R&D Projects with financial support for a maximum of 3 years. The total call budget for the Austrian project partners is EUR 0,7 million (equivalent to around CNY 5,4 million). The funding amount for Austrian partners in a joint project must be between EUR 100,000 and EUR 700,000. The budget provided by FFG can only be used to cover costs related to the project parts carried out by the Austrian project partners. The funding regulations for Austrian project partners are laid down in the respective call documents.
The call starts on 28 March 2018.

An overview of previous calls under the RTI Initiative “Production of the Future” is provided here (


Deadline for submission via FFG eCall and to the submission office at SHANGHAI University:
SHANGHAI University: 21 June 2018, 17:00 at China Standard Time (C.S.T.)
FFG eCall: 21 June 2018, 11:00 at Central European Summer Time (C.E.S.T.)