Open Access: FWF policy as role model, Christmas is over and a rebellion is proclaimed!

To celebrate the international Open Access Week, the FWF informs about upcoming events.

Austrian Open Access Agreement with Publisher Springer

By an agreement of the Austrian Academic Library Consortium KEMÖ and the Austrian Science Fund FWF with the academic publisher Springer, researchers from Austria have now the option of publishing their research open access in more than 1,600 journals without article processing charges. That is the second deal of this kind worldwide and accelerates the transformation to Open Access in academic publishing.

Reinhold Mitterlehner and Pascale Ehrenfreund present Wittgenstein Award to Claudia Rapp. 20-year anniversary of START/Wittgenstein.

Austria's largest research prize awarded – Eight outstanding junior researchers inducted into the prestigious START Programme.

FWF Annual Press Conference 2015: "Light and Shadows"

At the annual press conference, the FWF's Executive Board and its Managing Director presented facts and figures from the year 2014 and demonstrated how the FWF contributes to strengthening Austria as a location for science and research.

Reinhold Mitterlehner and Pascale Ehrenfreund present Josef Penninger as Wittgenstein Award winner 2014

Eight outstanding young researchers accepted into the prestigious START Programme – New action plan unveiled for Austrian research.

2013 Wittgenstein Award goes to physicist Ulrike Diebold

Nine outstanding early-stage researchers accepted into FWF's prestigious START programme

Pascale Ehrenfreund to become FWF President

The FWF's Assembly of Delegates has elected Pascale Ehrenfreund as the organisation's next president. In addition, the three vice-presidents on the FWF's Executive board have been elected. The new board will take over for the team led by Christoph Kratky in September 2013.