Funding models

The CDG realises its strategic tasks with its funding models, the CD model and the JR model. The CDG


  • funds application-oriented basic research,
  • gives companies effective access to new knowledge and
  • operates at the interface between science and business.

The necessary linking of basic research and application issues in the companies takes place in CD Laboratories and JR Centres.


The CD model


The JR model


The funding models of the CDG connect business and science. In this way, CD Laboratories and JR Centres strengthen the innovative power of Austria’s economic performance.