KWF call for proposals: Implementation of innovative start-up projects

KWF call for proposals: Implementation of innovative start-up projects
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Engineering & IT

You have an ingenious business idea?

Then perhaps the "KWF call for proposals: Implementation of innovative start-up projects" (UiG) is right for you!

The current KWF call for proposals supports you in realizing your start-up project. The call started on February 1 and ends on April 30, 2021.

Who can submit?

Individuals who are ready to start a business (private individual with Matura degree, several years of professional experience or academic education).

What is funded?

Promotion of

  • innovative,
  • technology-oriented and
  • knowledge-based start-up projects


  • Max. 9 months, as well as
  • Employment with the funding applicant (e.g. FH Kärnten)

(Applicant can be a university, a university of applied sciences or a non-university research institution as well as an incubator)

Performance (based on 9 months):

  • Personnel costs: depending on the education between EUR 2,500 (Matura) to EUR 3,900 (Doctor) (amounts in gross incl. employer's share and proportionate special payments). A maximum of 2 persons are supported
  • External consulting service: EUR 5.500.
  • Mentoring: EUR 3.000
  • Digitization bonus: EUR 5.000

As always, we are very happy to support you in submitting your application. We are looking forward to your start-up idea.

To the Founder's Garage


Dr. Petra Hössl
Senior Researcher - Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship
Industrial Engineering and Management

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
non-profit private foundation

Europastrasse 4
9524 Villach/ St.Magdalen

+43 5 90500 2429