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05 Jun 2019

Austrian Horizon 2020 Performance Report published

The Austrian EU Performance Monitoring has released its fifth comprehensive report of Austria’s performance in the EU Framework Programmes and presented its findings to stakeholders at the Europa Forum Forschung on 4 June 2019. The source of the data used in this report is based on the data release of the European Commission of 13 March 2019.

The report shows that Austria is performing well in Horizon 2020. Until March 2019, Austria has generated more than € 1 billion of funding, which is 2.9% of the budget allocated under Horizon 2020 so far. Concerning the success rate of participations in Horizon 2020, Austria is among the top three performers in Europe.

The Austrian enterprise sector in particular is very well represented in the current EU Research Framework Programme with a share of 37% in participations. The Austrian non-university sector has a share of 23-24%. The Austrian higher education sector is an important pillar, accounting for 28% of Austria’s performance in Horizon 2020. In terms of funding, higher education institutions have received 36%, enterprises 34% and the Austrian non-university sector 23-24% in Horizon 2020 so far.

Further details are provided in the Performance Report 2019.


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