The COMET Programme is financed by the federal government, the federal states, the participating companies and research organisations. The responsible resorts are the Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) as well as the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW). COMET is processed by The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). RCPE is also funded and supported by the Province of Styria (Land Steiermark) and the Steirische Wirtschaftsföderung (SFG)
The experience and expertise of our multidisciplinary team paired with our exceptional capabilities in simulation, AI, (nano-)material science, process design & quality control, as well as process monitoring and quality assurance, redefine the boundaries of what is possible and provide cutting-edge, scientific solutions tailored to our partners’ needs.
As a non-profit, private company owned by Graz University of Technology (65%), the University of Graz (20%), and Joanneum Research GmbH (15%), we combine outstanding science, business, and industry in an application-oriented approach.
COMET SUCCESS STORIES
COMET builds bridges between science and business for a sustainable future. It is the Austrian flagship program of business and science for the promotion of cutting-edge research. It promotes the establishment of competence centers for excellent technologies – the COMET centers.
These centers work with companies and additional research partners to develop solutions for future topics such as climate protection, digitization, mobility, and health. Providing answers to some of the most pressing questions of our time and strengthening the innovation and business location and securing Austria a place at the forefront of international research and creating highly qualified jobs.
Find more information about COMET and funded research here