ASSIC K1 - Competence center
The K1 ASSIC Competence Center is funded within the framework of COMET - Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and technology (BMK), the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW), and by the Federal States of Carinthia and Styria. The COMET program is financed by the FFG.
The legal entity of ASSIC is SAL Silicon Austria Labs GmbH.
programmE & Funding agencies
COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies
The strategic objectives of COMET are: developing new expertise by initiating and supporting long-term research cooperations between science and industry in top-level research, and establishing and securing the technological leadership of companies. By advancing and bundling existing strengths and by integrating international research expertise Austria is to be strengthened as a research location for the long term.
BMK Federal Ministry for Climate Action, environment, energy, mobility, Innovation and Technology
The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) develops the right conditions for areas of vital importance to our country. The optimising of infrastructure such as railways, roads, waterways, air transport and telecommunications, and its technical and operational safety, is a factor which significantly determines our quality of life. Innovation and technology pave the way to future developments.
BMDW Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic affairs
The Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic affairs (BMDW) creates the best possible framework for enterprises and represents at international levels the interests of Austria as a business location. One of the main objectives is to accelerate structural change by actively supporting research, technology and innovation.
FFG Austrian Research Promotion agency
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency is reponsible for the promotion of research, development and innovation in industry and economy. The FFG promotes ASSIC via its COMET programme (Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies).
The Carinthian Government supports research, innovation and technology by taking an active funding part in the COMET programme.
Styrian provicial Government economic affairs and innovation
Within the Styrian Government the department for Economic Affairs and Innovation of the Styrian Government is in charge of the COMET programme.
KWF Kärntner Wirschaftsförderungs Fonds
The KWF is the conducting organisation of the Carinthian government and partner of the FFG within the COMET programme and promotes ASSIC as a public funding institution.
The Styrian Business Promotion Agency is the promoting organisation of the Styrian government and partner of the FFG within the COMET programme and promotes ASSIC as a public funding institution.