The Vienna Science and Technology Fund Life Sciences 2020 Call “Precision Medicine” opened on the 20th of January 2020. The Precision Medicine 2020 call invites researchers and clinical scientists at universities and non-university research institutions, who want to conduct a cutting-edge research project (2 to 4 years) with a major focus on precision medicine based on omics technologies and patient cohorts. Proposals should bring together scientists from different scientific disciplines such as biology, medicine and systems biology to foster interactive partnerships. Additional funding opportunities are available for collaborative projects between scientists in Vienna and Lower Austria. Details can be found in the Guide for Writing a Proposal and at wwtf.at/noe
A total of € 5 million are dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is € 200,000 to € 900,000.
This is a two stage call: Short proposals have to be submitted by April 2nd, 2020. Full proposals have to be submitted by August 6th, 2020.
For more information please refer to the Call Fiche, the Guide for Writing a Short Proposal (which also contains detailed information on the new cooperation between Vienna and Lower Austria) and the document "Including sex and gender considerations in WWTF proposals and research teams".
In addition, we are organising a Proposers’ Day and Networking Event on the 26th of February 2020, starting at 2pm at the Albert Schweitzer Haus (Schwarzspanierstraße 13, 1090 Vienna). The event will provide an opportunity to discuss details about the call process. Please register online for the event by the 22nd of February here.
On the 27th of February at 13:00 there will be an information event at the Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften Seminarroom Y.3.7 (Building Y, 3rd floor) in Krems (no registration required).
Additionally, WWTF offers personal consultation by appointment.
Please do not hesitate to contact the call manager for more information: