TU Wien Informatics

ICT22 Call – A Funding Firework for TU Wien Informatics

  • 2022-12-22
  • Research
  • WWTF

In WWTF’s 2022 Information and Communication Technology call, eight out of nine winning projects were submitted by researchers from our faculty.

ICT22 Call – A Funding Firework for TU Wien Informatics
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For TU Wien Informatics, 2022 couldn’t have ended with better news: Eight out of nine Information and Communication Technology grants, provided by WWTF, go to researchers of our faculty as project leads. One co-led project included, TU contributions are present in all nine winning projects. The winners were announced on December 21st.

The call was open to researchers from universities and non-university institutions in Vienna and Lower Austria with a funding range per project of €400,000–€880,000. The competition was extremely high: From the 67 submitted short proposals, 26 have been invited to the next stage to submit a full proposal. The funding volume for the nine winning projects amounts to over €6,000,000.

The successful projects

  • ForSmart: Effective Formal Methods for Smart-Contract Certification, Maria Christakis, Laura Kovacs, Matteo Maffei
  • Decompose and Conquer: Fast Query Processing via Decomposition, Reinhard Pichler, Shqiponja Ahmetaj, Georg Gottlob
  • Training and Guiding Al Agents with Ethical Rules, Agata Ciabattoni, Thomas Eiter, Ezio Bartocci
  • Toward Optimal Path Guiding for Photorealistic Rendering, Michael Wimmer
  • Parameterized Graph Drawing, Robert Ganian, Martin Nöllenburg
  • SCALE2: Secure, privAte, and interoperable layEr 2, Georgia Avarikioti, Eleftherios Kokoris-Kogias, Matteo Maffei
  • Instant Visualization and Interaction for Large Point Clouds, Eduard Gröller, Bernhard Kerbl, Markus Schütz
  • Fixing the Broken Bridge Between Mobile Apps and the Web, Martina Lindorfer, Marco Squarcina
  • Structured Data Learning with General Similarities, Nils Kriege (University of Vienna), Thomas Gärtner, Christoph Flamm (University of Vienna)

About WWTF’s ICT program

With the “Information and Communication Technology” (ICT) thematic program, the WWTF aims to promote research that furthers understanding of fundamental questions in computer science and related fields. The programme is open to projects ranging from theoretical computer science to studies with origins and applications in other fields. Applicants are encouraged to consider perspectives for medium-term social and economic impact, while retaining focus on furthering state-of-the-art in the ICT field itself.

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