The Vienna Science and Technology Fund offers services in the R&D domain via its subsidiary firm WWTF GmbH and thereby uses the human resource basis of the fund. WWTF GmbH is also carrying out international projects.
Currently, services focus on ...
These include smaller periodic evaluations for the Vienna University of Economics and Business, e.g. its Best Paper Award, or the organisation of the evaluation process of tenure track positions at the faculty of informatics at the Vienna University of Technology. Internationally, WWTF GmbH was part of the evaluation team of the evaluation of the renowned German Sofja Kovalevskaja-Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
(2) Consulting and strategy
WWTF GmbH had a leading role in the creation of the Smart City Vienna Framework Strategy and also contributed to ERC expert groups and OECD country reports.
WWTF GmbH also conducts commissioned studies, e.g. a study in the context of the Viennese innovation strategy "Innovatives Wien 2020" that compares the regional innovation system in the metropolitan area of Vienna with those of other cross-border regional innovation systems.
A long term project is the Dual Career Service Support that aims at networking of member organisations from the research and scientific domain in the greater area of Vienna to improve the support for dual career couples.