[CALL] Digital Publications


Submissions: Rolling

Career stage: R1, R2, R3, R4, ART

Summary: Digital publications on research findings

This program funds the publication of research results in stand-alone digital formats.

Target group

The funding program is aimed at researchers from all disciplines.

Funding goals

The Digital Publications program offers researchers funding for digital formats such as apps, wiki-based publications, annotated scientific databases, multi-media web-based publications (e.g., audio, video, animation), etc., to help make these publications more accessible to the public.

Additional program-specific information

In the Digital Publications funding program, publications on the results of FWF-funded projects that have already been subject to FWF's quality control procedure qualify for an accelerated decision-making process. In addition, the publisher must submit two positive, relevant reviews to the FWF that meet the FWF’s decision-making requirements.

Applications for an accelerated decision may only be submitted if:

  • The intended publication is the result of a project funded by the FWF
  • The publisher has subjected the application for the digital publication to an international peer review process

Funding period and funding amount

  • The publication must be published within 36 months of approval of the grant.
  • The maximum funding amount is €50,000.


  • Presentation of results of basic research of international relevance
  • Simultaneous open-access publication required
  • Proof of long-term financing for at least 6 years
  • For further details, please see the application guidelines.


Decision by the Scientific Board

Application information

Rolling submissions using the online application portal elane

Funding institution

Austrian Science Fund (FWF)