Within the framework of the Climate and Energy Fund, the Austrian Climate Research Programme (ACRP) provides a conceptual and institutional basis for supporting climate research in Austria. The ACRP focuses on research on climate change and climate actions, adaptation, mitigation and their mutual interrelation. The intent is to provide scientific back- ground for the implementation of the Austrian strategy for adaptation to climate change, the National Energy and Climate Plan (NEKP) and the Paris Agreement in Austria.
What is funded?
The ACRP focuses on research on climate change and climate actions, adaptation, mitigation and their mutual interrelation.
Projects of oriented basic research are funded in the following three thematic areas:
- Understanding the climate system and consequences of climate change
- Specific support for Austria’s policymakers
- Transformative change
Who can apply?
The following Austrian research organisations are eligible as applicants and partners:
- Private universities
- Universities of applied sciences
- Non-university research institutions in the field of scientific research
National and international businesses and other practitioners as well as individual researchers from Austria can participate as subcontractors. Project partners are not limited to Austrian research institutions and can include foreign research organizations.
For details: https://www.ffg.at/ACRP_15.Call
4. 10. 2022: ONLINE - Information day for the 15th call
In this online information event the content of the 15th call will be presented by a member of the steering committee. In addition, the FFG provides information on administrative and organizational aspects and gives tips and tricks for a successful application. There will be enough time for your questions.
For details and free registration visit: ACRP 15th Call Information Day