Raiffeisen Science & Innovation Award 2014

Attention: not current > next call 2016

On the occasion of its 140th anniversary in 2012, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna launches a prize for scientific publication s as well as a grant for the promotion of research projects sponsored by the Raiffeisen Landesbank NÖ-Wien, Raiffeisen-Holding NÖ-Wien and AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG.

These funds should mainly promote two aspects: first, young BOKU researchers should be awarded for their excellent publication achievements. Second, research projects that help strengthen the innovation potential in rural areas and thereby set sustainably effective priorities should be promoted.

The publications and requests for financial research support must be based on BOKU's subject areas:

Preservation and development of habitats and quality of life

Management of natural resources and the environment

Securing food supply and health

The following funds are open for application:

1. „Raiffeisen Science & Innovation" Publication Award (please click)

2.  „Raiffeisen Science & Innovation" Research Project Grant please click)

Closing Date for both Funding Instrument Applications: 
Complete German or English application papers in pdf format are requested via email to researchfunds(at)boku.ac.at by September 2, 2014.


The BOKU advisory board reviews the submissions and does the preselection of the awardees and the grant recipients. The final decision is reached by a jury which comprises BOKU and Raiffeisen members. 

Complete Text for the Invitation to Tender


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