KIRAS Security Research

KIRAS Security Research

KIRAS - Security Research

The Austrian Security Research Programme KIRAS supports national research projects whose results contribute to the security of all members of society.

For the current phase of the programme, KIRAS focusses on funding activities related to protection of critical infrastructures.  



Funding Instruments

The Austrian security research programme KIRAS implements three mutually complementary instruments. They range from probing actions to cooperative research and innovation projects and R&D support actions.

KIRAS - Security Research map

The KIRAS Security Research map supports interested parties in finding the right partners for their KIRAS project consortium.

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Funded projects

The Austrian Security Research programme KIRAS is owned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit).
The programme management, especially the project management, is within the responsibility of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) on behalf of the bmvit.  

Attention please for the updated KIRAS citation and publishing rules!

All project consortia are obliged to use the logos of BMF, FFG and KIRAS as well as the phrase „The project „[…]“ is funded / financed within the Austrian security research programm KIRAS of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance and managed by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency.“ clearly visible at the beginning of every presentation or publication of their project(s). Your accordance represents an important contribution to the future of Austrian security research. Thank you very much!