aws impulse XS is a grant (max 70% of the project costs, max EUR 50.000,-) for the early stages of innovative projects within the context of the creative industries, meaning that the assessment of both the economic feasibility and the viability in terms of content of innovative products, methods and services within the context of the creative industries is funded.
In contrast, aws impulse XL (max 50% of the project costs, max EUR 200.000,-) aims at more „fully developed“ project ideas – the principal feasibility, market orientation and economic practicability have to be plausibly presented at this point. The development, first application and/or market transition of innovative products, methods and services within the context of the creative industries are funded.
Proposals have to be submitted online within the submission period.
The call for proposals of aws impulse XL start from Marh 2, 2020 and will close on May 8, 2020. aws impulse XS offers several deadlines for 2020:
February 7, April 17, August 3 and October 16, 2020.
Further information on the funding instruments: https://www.aws.at/kreativwirtschaft
Online application: aws impulse XS and XL: https://einreichen.impulse-awsg.at/