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Top ranked project in last Eurostars-2 call led by Austrian SME

As announced  this month by Federal Minister for Science, Research and Economy, Mr. Reinhold Mitterlehner, for the first time the best-ranked innovation project in a Eurostars-2 call - ComAlert - is led by an Austrian company Guger Technologies.

In total, twelve research projects involving Austrian SMEs will receive €3.4 million from the transnational Eurostars-2 funding programme. Mr. Mitterlehner added this was the best result for Austria achieved in an individual Eurostars call. The overall volume of projects involving Austrian companies, including other international partners, amounts to € 21 million. A total of 90 projects will be supported by the programme in the frame of its latest call, out of 356 applications for funnding submitted. This represents an overall success rate of 25%.

March 5, 2015, 20:00 Brussels time is the application submission deadline of the current Eurostars-2 call.