Welcome to WWTF

The Wiener Wissenschafts-, Forschungs- und Technologiefonds (Vienna Science and Technology Fund) is a non-profit organisation established to promote science and research in Vienna. The Fund’s funding tools and methods are designed to strengthen top research in Vienna. Some of its calls are explicitly directed at promoting promising young scientists.
The WWTF obtains its funds from the “Privatstiftung zur Verwaltung von Anteilsrechten”, a private foundation in the financial sector which was set up in order to manage equity interests.


Petition "Research is the Future" handed over to the Federal Government → APA article

TV report on Viennese science delegation with WWTF involvement at Stockholm → ORF TVthek

Slideshow of WWTF Life Sciences Dinner on 10.3.2014 at Wien Museum.

News article on WWTF's support for Dual Career couples in the greater Viennese region → article

Contribution of WWTF Managing Director Michael Stampfer in newspaper article on Wie kommt der Müll in die Wissenschaft?

WWTF participates in the course of its Smarty City activites in the kick-off event of the joint interdisciplinary doctoral programme entitled "Urban Energy and Mobility System”.

Funding Programmes & CallsFunding Programmes & Calls


The Vienna Research Group Call 2014 in Life Sciences is now open till July 24,2014.

The Life Sciences Call 2014 “Innovative biological and biomedical applications of novel imaging technologies” is now in the assessment phase - 126 short proposals have been submitted.

The Mathematics and ... Call 2014 is now in the full proposal phase - out of 61 short proposals 22 have been invited for detailed elaboration.


VRG Call 2013 in Cognitive Sciences decided - Christoph Eisenegger joins the University of Vienna.

SSH call 2013 “Public Spaces in Transition” decided - 6 projects and 5 summer schools are being funded.

Funded ProjectsFunded Projects

News article on the successful VRG12 proposal of Martin Ehler together with the University of Vienna→ article and → Der Standard.

WWTF funded Summer Schools in the SSH programme call for applications from students

Movie on historical vienna by WWTF SSH-project „StadtFilmWien“ of Siegfried Mattl →Artikel

News article on Claudine Kraft (VRG10) about how the waste collection in cells works → article

News article on the successful Vienna University of Technology proposals in the LS 13 Call → article

Thomas Klausberger (CS08) publishes in Nature Neuroscience → article

Portrait of Claudine Kraft (VRG10) in ORF Serie Newton → tvthek video stream

WWTF Project Database: Brief information about funded projects and persons.