WWTF Grants

Research Group Funding - Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators

With funding from the the City of Vienna, the WWTF aims at attracting promising young researchers from abroad to build up their first "own" research group here and to give them a long-term perspective (tenure track position) in Vienna. The maximum funding level available per research group is 1.5 mio. € for a period of six to eight years.

  • Understanding molecular host-microbe interactions in nature: Lucinid clams and their chemosynthetic symbionts (2014-2020) PI: Jillian Petersen (Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Research)