City of Vienna Jubilee Funds for the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

By establishing the "City of Vienna Jubilee Funds for the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna", the City of Vienna honours the cooperation with one of Vienna's most important universities on the occasion of BOKU's 150th anniversary in the year 2022.

The joint and coordinated work on questions by BOKU and the City of Vienna is to promote the potential for synergies between science and economy.

The objectives of the funds are to:

  • strengthen scientific cooperation in key issues for the City of Vienna and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna,
  • intensify collaboration between science and economy in BOKU's fields of competence and entwined with the City of Vienna's business areas,
  • promote the economic connections with sustainable developments and at the same time strengthen economy and quality of life in Vienna,
  • strengthen Vienna as a university and research location by interlinking activities of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and the City of Vienna,
  • promote young academics at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

The following funding instruments are announced:

(Please click on the links below for detailed information and proposal preparation)

I. Stadt Wien-BOKU Research Funding

II. BOKU Best Paper Awards

III. BOKU Talent Awards (for excellent Master theses and dissertations)

In 2021 “Stadt Wien-BOKU Research Funding" funds research projects from all BOKU-related fields in connection with the topic “(Viennese) Ways into the Future / Crises.Transformation.Sustainability”.
For the “BOKU Best Paper Awards“ and “BOKU Talent Awards“ submissions from all BOKU-related topics are awarded prizes.  

Deadline for submission for all of the mentioned funding instruments: 

Proposals should be submitted until 15th of June 2021 

Please send your proposal to researchfunds(at)boku.ac.at 

The decision on the awarding of prizes and research funding lies with the board of trustees of the Jubilee Fund of the City of Vienna for the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

Information:
BOKU Research Support, Innovation & Technology Transfer
Marie Croce
+43 1 47654-33011
researchfunds(at)boku.ac.at

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