Empirical Social Sciences 2022

Quantitative Data Research

Vienna Science and Technology Fund launched the call " Quantitative Data Research", a pilot call in the field of Empirical Social Sciences in April 2022. This call was open to researchers at universities and non-university research institutions, who seek to conduct a cutting-edge interdisciplinary research projects (duration: 2 to 4 years) on the basis of large data sets on socially relevant issues.

A total of € 3,0 million has been dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is € 250,000 to € 600,000. 

This is a two stage call:

  • Deadline for short proposal was on October 6, 2022.
  • The call Jury decided on October 31, 2022 on the invitation to full proposals.
  • Deadline for full proposals (upon invitation):February 15, 2023 - 2 p.m. CET.
  • A funding decision is expected for end of June 2023.

55 short proposals were submitted, from which 19 have been selected for the full proposal stage. 

Please do not hesitate to contact the call manager for further information:

Michael Strassnig | michael.strassnig@wwtf.at | Tel.: +43-1-402 31 43 - 15



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