Deepening Sino-Austrian scientific collaboration

2017-06-21_PEK_Treffen mit ICCAS

Photo: Li Mingzhu, Philipp Agathonos, He Shenggui

21 June 2017 – In preparation for the fourth joint call between the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Philipp Agathonos, Minister Plenipotentiary for Science and Technology and director of OSTA, visited the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS) in Beijing. ICCAS is one of the most renowned research facilities in the field of chemical research in China and was one of the three selected winners for the first joint call between FFG and CAS. From 10 September to 15 September this year, an Austrian delegation led by Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) will visit ICCAS during their trip to China for a one-day event including lab visit and science-to-science talks.


Winners of the 2015 Joint Call between National Natural Science Foundation and FWF selected

Two projects of the Vienna University of Technology have been chosen for funding


The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and its Chinese partner organization, the National Natural Science Foundation (NSFC), elected the two winners of their fourth joint call which was organized on the topic of “experimental physics” and “from biomedical research to translational medicine”.

The Vienna University of Technology will cooperate with the Changchun CAS Institute of Applied Chemistry on “Planar Organic Semiconductor-Materials for Flexible OLEDs” and with the Soochow University on “Reliability of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Field Effect Transistors”. The projects with a duration of three years will start in spring 2016.