Sponsors & Funding
Our sponsors and funding institutions play a pivotal role in fueling our ambitious initiatives.
Our sponsors and funding institutions enable us to drive forward impactful research, enrich educational experiences, and extend the reach of informatics into the wider community. Their partnership empowers us to make lasting contributions to knowledge and innovation.
FFG funding schemes play an important role in generating new knowledge, developing new products and services, and enhancing competitiveness in the global marketplace. They make it easier, or possible, to finance research and innovation projects, and help to absorb the risks involved in research.
FWF supports the ongoing development of Austrian science and basic research at a high international level. In this way, the FWF makes a significant contribution to cultural development, to the advancement of our knowledge-based society, and thus to the creation of value and wealth in Austria.
The City of Vienna funds interdisciplinary projects in humanities, social, and cultural sciences, and information and communications technologies. The focus is on the interaction between humans and technology and the effects of technology on society and the individual.
T-Labs, Deutsche Telekom’s central R&D venture, has endowed a chair for Data Intelligence at TU Wien Informatics. From 2018 until 2022, Allan Hanbury carries out basic and applied research into data analytics and intelligent interaction, adding to our alliance with Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile Austria.
The ERC’s mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields. The ERC offers 4 core grant schemes: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants, Advanced Grants and Synergy Grants.
The Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research creates the best possible environment for schools, universities and research institutions, and represents the interests of Austria as a location for science, research and business.
The Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology creates and innovates the framework for Austria’s infrastructure—from rail and road, water and air, to telecommunications and technology development. It is co-funding our ADA project.
A close partner of TU Wien Informatics, Frequentis is an Austrian high-tech company that develops communication and information systems in fields such as air traffic management and public safety & transport. With their substantial sponsoring they contributed to our initiative Abenteuer Informatik.
Infineon is one of the most research-intense companies in Austria, addressing energy efficiency, mobility and security with their system solutions. At TU Wien Informatics, they sponsor industrial research scholarships for students and graduates of our excellence program Bachelor with Honors.
One of the biggest companies in the software engineering industry, Siemens AG Österreich maintains a fruitful and long-standing partnership with us. They donate the annual Siemens Award for Excellence, the Siemens PhD Scholarship, and contributed substantially to our initiative Abenteuer Informatik.
TTTech Auto is a global company specializing in safe software and hardware services for driver assistance and autonomous mobility. In collaboration with B&C Private Foundation, the company provides financial support to sponsor doctoral candidates at our Doctoral College Trustworthy Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems.
The Vienna Business Agency positions Austria’s capital city in the international economic environment, looks after international companies settling in Vienna, and is the first point of contact for expats arriving in Vienna. They contribute to Abenteuer Informatik and co-fund our ADA project.
The WWTF is a non-profit organization for promoting science and research. The fund’s funding tools and methods are designed to strengthen top research in Vienna. Some of its calls are explicitly directed at promoting promising young scientists.