|Influence of the financing instrument||Direct|
|Type||R&D Project Funding|
FH-Kooperativ supports universities of applied sciences in their cooperation with partners from industry and science. The main goal is to strengthen the transfer of knowledge and technology between universities of applied sciences and companies in order to enable the cooperation partners to develop innovative solutions for business practice.
Possible usage of the funding instrument in the P2G context: The programme supports those R&D actions which are characterized by a high degree of application proximity, a high economic potential and a scientific and technical challenge that goes beyond the state of the art. This includes power-to-gas solutions.
|Legal Entity||Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)|
|Federal Ministry of Education and Research|
|Eligibility Criteria||Universities of Applied Sciences and SME based in Germany, cooperation of at least two professors, SMEs and universities of applied sciences have to cooperate|
|Co-Financing Rate||85% - 92.5%, to be raised by the corporate partner|
|Volume||Depending on project proposal|
|Duration||36 month (variances are possible, extension of 12 months in case of PhD)|
|Limitations||The corporate partners must contribute to the total expenditure of the funded projects; other research institutes or universities can be part of the project, but are not eligible for financial funding|
|Periodicity thus far||Twice a year (spring and autumn)|