AT-Beyond Europe - 2015-2020

Instrument/Program level: 
National
Program level area: 
AUSTRIA
Name of the instrument/Program: 
Beyond Europe
Instrument/Program eligible areas: 
AUSTRIA
Managing authority: 

Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW)

Objectives: 

to create and extend research collaborations with partners outside Europe.

Eligible thematics in line with ERC sectors: 
Life Sciences
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Social Sciences and Humanities
Eligible thematics in line with S3: 
Advanced Manufacturing
Aerospace, Aeronautics and Space
Agrifood processing
Alpine activities & technologies
Automotive
Bio-processes of biomasses
Blue growth
Chemicals
City development
Climate Change Mitigation
Cloud computing, e-tourism, smart mobility systems
Cultural & creative industries
Eco-efficient factory
Efficient production technologies, automation & intelligent materials
Entrepreneurship & Growth of young companies
Environmental Governance & Information
Environmental technologies, renewable energies & resource efficiency
Food & nutrition (ingredients and modification of food, materials, smart packaging, food quality, quality assurance, food production technologies)
Green & Clean energy & technologies
ICTs (Digital technologies & user-friendly systems)
KETs
Life Science & Biotechnology
Logistic
Maritime technologies
Mechatronics
Nature & Biodiversity
New and intelligent materials, nano and microtechnology
New Technologies for mountain agriculture
Open data (including PA), GIS, e-learning, Cloud computing, e-tourism, smart mobility systems
Photonics
Public health & security (e-Health)
Renewable energies & resource efficiency
Robotics
Secure technologies
Smart & energy-efficient buildings
Smart manufacturing and related services
Specialised production for an excellent mountain
Sustainable energy & renewables
Sustainable innovation & infrastructure
Sustainable Living & mobility
Action typologies: 
Establishing and further strengthening transnational innovation networks and clusters, also supporting their internationalisation
Supporting and using concrete joint cross-border R&I activities with the aim of realizing economies of scale and by their joint use to increase the utilisation of existing capacities
Other eligible actions: 

Exploratory projects;
Cooperative research and development projects in the "Experimental Development" research category.

Beneficiaries: 
Infrastructure and (public) service provider
Interest groups including NGOs
Higher education and research
Start up
Large enterprise, enterprise excluding SME
SME
Status of the eligible institutions: 
Public
Private
Public equivalent body
Project budget maximum: 
500 000,00 €
Project duration maximum: 
36 months