Welcome to the Research Support Life Sciences!

The Research Support of the Faculty of Life Sciences provides help and support for researchers of our faculty at any stage of project application and implementaton. In close cooperation with the funding agencies and with the central service units of the University of Vienna (Research Services & Career Development, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources & Gender Equality) we look forward to advise you in all project-specific issues.

You can find here selected funding opportunities (national and international) for your project idea, information on interesting events and training courses for acquiring third-party funds as well as research and funding-related news.



 Open Calls


Deadlines: 30 Mar 2023 (Letter of Intent)

Mid Sept 2023 (Full proposals)

For teams (2-4 early career and experienced researchers)...


Deadlines: 11 May 2023 (letter of intent)

28 Sep 2023 (full proposal)

Fellowships (3 years) for early postdocs...


Deadline: 7 Feb 2023 (preproposal)

Research targeting development of innovative therapeutic strategies in cardiovascular disease


Since 2019, the FWF has been gradually switching the administration of its funding programs to the new PROFI mode. In March 2023, the FWF will now...


In its Board meeting on 21 November 2022, the FWF approved 2 projects by researchers from the Faculty of Life Sciences.


In its Board meeting on 3 October 2022, the FWF approved three stand-alone projects by researchers from the Faculty of Life Sciences.


16 Feb 2023, 10:00-12:00

Registration necessary (deadline 14 Feb 2023)



1 Feb 2023, 16:30-18:00

Online, registration needed

ERC panel member and former grantee share their experience with applicants



26 Jan 2023, 10:00 - 11:00

Registrierung erforderlich