Funding is provided in principle to all players in education and research, in particular to institutions of higher education, research institutions and commercial companies. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are particularly encouraged to apply for funding.
What is funded?
Funding is provided for a broad range of current topics in education and research. These topics cover the whole range from basic research to pre-competitive development. Funding is usually based on funding programmes and related funding regulations.
How is the funding done?
The project funding takes the form of grants. As a rule, recipients receive non-repayable grants.
People interested in receiving funding, applicants and grant recipients have access to a broad range of counselling offers free of charge from the first project idea to the exploitation of the project results.
Contact points for specific funding regulations are usually the thematically oriented project management agencies. They are listed in the respective calls for proposals or in the overview of the project management agencies.
The electronic application system easy faciliates application for project funding by making available electronic application forms and the information required including regulations, instructions and auxiliary terms and conditions: "Electronic application system easy".
If you are interested in receiving funding and are looking for fast and unbureaucratic information or the right person to contact for your project idea, information is provided here: "Working Areas".
easy - The electronic application system
The electronic application system easy faciliates application for project funding by making available electronic application forms and the information required including regulations, instructions and auxiliary terms and conditions.