IKB research funding

In 2019 a collaboration between Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe AG (IKB), the University of Innsbruck (UIBK), the Medical University of Innsbruck (MUI) and Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) was established, as part of which funding is provided to research projects that are related to the field of activity of IKB (

IKB research funding 2023

Tendering period: 08.05.2023 - 14.07.2023

Funding amount per project: maximum of 25,000.00 euros. Funding is provided for two up to a maximum of 5 projects per call for tenders.

Application guidelines and tender specification, German

Application guidelines and tender specification, English

In 2023 projects by young scientists* from all scientific disciplines at the University of Innsbruck (UIBK), Medical University of Innsbruck (MUI) and Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) were funded in the following subject area:

  • Climate change in urban environments: Societal/infrastructural/individual impacts with special consideration of municipal service providers.
  • The value of energy: What is the ideal way to raise awareness of the importance of energy, its many different uses and sources, and its value?    

Applications must be submitted electronically to the e-mail address by no later than 14.07.2023 (receipt).

Documents to be submitted:

  • Application form
  • Brief summary of the project (maximum of one page in German), which can be used as a press release
  • Project description (research questions/objectives; approach/methodology; degree of novelty/innovation; expected project results with regard to the subjects of the call for tenders; main scientists involved)
  • Scheduling
  • Budget and resource planning
  • Curriculum vitae and publication list of the applicants
  • Applicants from MUI: The application must comply with the requirements of the external funding directive of the Medical University of Innsbruck.

Contact at MUI
Dr Peter Josten
Research funding and innovation department
Phone: +43 512 9003-70070