Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

The Austrian Fund, (FWF) is an Austrian central funding mechanism organization comprised of The Assembly of Delegates, The Supervisory Board, The Executive Board and The Board. The purpose and mission of The Austrian Fund is to fund basic scientific research in Austria in a fair and equitable manner among researchers' grant requests which will enable Austria to grow and prosper among nations.

Address
Sensengasse 1 A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Website
http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/index.asp

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Cardiology

Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective

An unusual study that had thousands of heart disease patients enroll themselves and track their health online as they took low- or regular-strength aspirin concludes that both doses seem equally safe and effective for preventing ...

Ecology

Boom times for organic cocoa in Ivory Coast

Cocoa farmers across Ivory Coast, the world's biggest producer of the key ingredient for chocolate, are down in the dumps after prices for their commodity have fallen for the second year running.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France closing in on 20 million target in Covid vaccination drive

France is on track to reach its goal Saturday of 20 million initial doses of coronavirus vaccines, officials said days ahead of a hugely anticipated reopening of restaurant terraces as the government begins lifting a nationwide ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Success story Taiwan faces its worst outbreak in pandemic

The island of Taiwan, which has had enviable success in containing COVID-19, imposed new restrictions in its capital city on Saturday as it battled its worst outbreak since the pandemic began.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK races to test, vaccinate as virus variant threatens plans

British health workers, aided by the army, distributed coronavirus tests door-to-door Saturday in two towns in northern England, seeking to contain a fast-spreading variant that threatens plans to lift all lockdown restrictions ...