Our partners

ECSEL-Europe

We ...

  • use our neutral position to play an active role in shaping the Multi-Annual Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (MASRIA)
  • act as a driver and implementer for our members in relation to ECSEL, as the Austrian hub
  • act as a dissemination platform for European research projects, simplifying access to the Austrian actors
  • make expertise available for the development of European positions
  • propose positions for the further development of programmes and formalities

Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)

We ...

  • inform and support BMVIT in our role as a neutral technology platform
  • prepare proposals for strategies, studies, roadmaps, etc. (BMVIT has authority over strategy for Austria)
  • engage in a public-private partnership with 50:50 financing (in-kind contributions by members are not included)
  • contribute an overview of ECS from the global and European perspectives

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

We ...

  • maintain intensive exchange of information and close coordination (events, etc.)
  • work together closely with the FFG on statistics and representation of R&D competencies
  • make use of the high level of expertise of Austrian funding experts

Research & Technology Organizations & Academia

We ...

  • are a neutral platform that offers networking opportunities with a clear focus on research and innovation in the ECS field
  • collaborate to drive forward building up know-how and training in selected focus areas with the objective of top-class research in the European arena
  • see ourselves as a network enabler for innovation
  • liaise on strategic research themes for common project focuses

Other platforms

We ...

  • look for opportunities for greater cooperation and exchange
  • open up potential links via projects
  • sound out opportunities to be part of lighthouse initiatives
  • invite members to speak and participate in discussions at our spring and autumn meetings