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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Vaccination

The WTO waiver battle over Covid jab IP rights

Sudden US backing for a global waiver on patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines offers hope to poor nations struggling for doses—but the big pharma industry thinks the notion misguided.

Business

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US tech giant Microsoft pledged Thursday to process and store all European cloud-based client data in the European Union amid unease in the region over the reach of US legislation on personal data collection.

Vaccination

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Business

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