Duration 2021 – 2025


The FWF is, like the FFG (, a partner in ERA-NET QuantERA II. The aim of QuantERA II is to support collaborative advanced multidisciplinary science and/or cutting-edge engineering that has the potential to establish or develop new lines of quantum technologies and thus help Europe grasp leadership early on in promising future technology areas.

Participating countries (organisations)

  • Austria: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
  • Belgium: National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS) and Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO)
  • Bulgaria: Bulgarian National Science Fund (BNSF)
  • Croatia: Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ)
  • Czech Republic: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MSMT) and Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR)
  • Denmark: Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD)
  • Estonia: Estonian Research Council (ETAg)
  • Finland: Academy of Finland (AKA)
  • France: French National Research Agency (ANR)
  • Germany: German Research Foundation (DFG), German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH (VDI/TZ)
  • Greece: General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)
  • Hungary: National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH)
  • Ireland: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
  • Israel: National Technological Innovation Authority (InnovationAuth)
  • Italy: National Research Council (CNR), National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) and Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MUR)
  • Latvia: State Education Development Agency (VIAA)
  • Lithuania: Research Council of Lithuania (LMT)
  • Luxembourg: Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR)
  • Malta: Ministry for Finance and Financial Services (MFIN)
  • Norway: Research Council of Norway (RCN)
  • Poland: National Science Center (NCN) and National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR)
  • Portugal: Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
  • Romania: Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
  • Sweden: Swedish Research Council (VR)
  • Switzerland: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Slovakia: Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)
  • Slovenia: Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (MIZS)
  • Spain: Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)
  • Turkey: Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
  • UK: United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Status of the FWF

The FWF participates as a partner organisation in QuantERA II. It is possible to submit proposals for basic research to the FWF as part of the relevant calls.