Competence Center for Excellent Technologies
ABC Research GmbH is an Austrian funded Competence Center for Excellent Technologies (COMET) that conducts research at the highest level under the umbrella of the national funding agency (FFG).
The COMET Center: ABC Research
Collaborating for innovation:
Driving technological, economic and social progress in Austria and beyond
ABC Research was founded in 2019 with the vision to build the leading one-stop-shop research center for blockchain and related technologies by bundling interdisciplinary expertise. Combining forces of several renowned Austrian and international research institutions and companies from various domains, ABC researches how the technology can enable new and innovative solutions for digitised business processes and decentralised transfers of value. A successful implementation of blockchain technology requires not only technological, but also organisational and legal expertise.
ABC Research is funded by the Ministry of Climate Action and Energy, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Economy, Vienna Business Agency in the framework of COMET – Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies.
The COMET program is managed by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FGG).
The COMET Network
The existing scientific and technological competencies are bundled in the COMET centers located across Austria, thereby sustainably strengthening the competitiveness of Austria as a research location. The COMET network currently consists of 25 COMET Centers, 16 COMET Projects and 12 COMET Modules.
Million euros in grants
Years of COMET experience
Owner departments BMK & BMAW