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Accessibility Statement

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is committed to making its Websites accessible, in accordance with the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG - BGBl. I. Nr. 59/2019 idgF).

This accessibility statement applies to https://www.lifesciencesdirectory.at/.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with Conformance Level AA of the “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.1“ and the applicable European standard EN 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03) according to Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

  1. Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Not all functionality is operable through keyboard interface.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 17 September 2020.

This statement was prepared based on a self-assessment carried out by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and an assessment carried out by a third party.

The statement was last reviewed on 07 June 2023.

Feedback and contact information

If you discover deficiencies regarding compliance with the accessibility requirements or if you would like to obtain information about any content excluded from accessibility – please contact us by email:

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH

Austria Wirtschaftsservice | ERP-Fonds

Our team will deal with your request internally and take the necessary steps.


Enforcement procedure

If the response from the above contact is not satisfactory, you may file a complaint with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). The FFG accepts complaints filed online via the electronic contact form.

Contact form for the complaints office

The FFG will examine whether the complaint relates to violations of the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG), particularly to failure on the part of the federal government or associated institutions to comply with the accessibility requirements

If the complaint is justified, the FFG will make recommendations for action to the federal government or the legal entities concerned and propose measures designed to remedy the problem.

Further information on the enforcement procedure