Research Funding

Industrial Collective Research (Industrielle Gemeinschaftsforschung – IGF) acts as the bridge between fundamental research and industrial application. The objective of the program is to balance out the structural disadvantages of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the field of research and development. The research projects focus on the needs and interests of the business with the business being fully involved.

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) supports Industrial Collective Research Projects (IGF) with around 180 million euros in public funding per year. Since 1 January 2024, the DLR Projektträger (Project Management Agency) has been commissioned by the Federal Ministry (BMWK) to implement the IGF program. This also includes the implementation of projects as part of the transnational CORNET network in cooperation with the Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA). While the nationwide IGF program supports SME-oriented research in Germany, CORNET links funding programs from different countries and regions to enable international pre-competitive collective research projects for the benefit of small and medium-sized enterprises.

For further information see:

  • cornet.online
  • Last modified on: 2024-02-12 09:53:25 UTC
    Source: https://ivth.org/en/research-funding

    News

    28 March, 2024
    24th Colloquium: Joint research in adhesive bonding technology
    more Information
    12 April, 2024
    Call for Papers: Wilhelm Klauditz-Prize for Wood Research and Environmental Protection 2024
    more Information
    15 May, 2024
    Hubertus Flötotto awarded the Wilhelm Klauditz Medal
    more Information
    9-11 October 2024
    13th European Wood-based Panel Symposium, Hamburg Germany
    more information:
    www.european-wood-based-panel-symposium.org