Funding of the K2-Center MPPE

The COMET K2 Centre for Integrated Research in Materials, Processes and Product Engineering (MPPE) carries out research projects with a volume of € 59,5 million in the period from 2013 to 2017.

The center is financed by

  • company partners
  • FFG
  • SFG 
  • scientific partners
  • Standortagentur Tyrol

Strategic projects with a strong fundamental component receive 95% funding from FFG/SFG, while 5% are co-financed by the participating scientific partners. The industrial projects are co-financed by the company partners which contribute a minimum of 57.5% of the project costs.

The financial support by the Austrian Federal Government (in particular from Ministry for Traffic, Innovation and Technology and the Ministry for Economy, Science and Research represented by Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH FFG) and the Styrian and the Tyrolean provincial governments (represented by Steirische Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH SFG and Standortagentur Tyrol) within the framework of the COMET Funding Programme is hereby gratefully acknowledged.