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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.ncp-ip.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 and the exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

  1. Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
    • Success Criterion 1.1.1 (Non-text Content):
      Images without text alternatives are present.
    • Success Criterion 1.4.3 (Contrast (Minimum)):
      Some text has insufficient contrast to the background.
    • Success Criterion 1.4.4 (Resize Text):
      The search function is not available in mobile view.
    • Success Criterion 1.4.5 (Images of Text):
      Images of text are used, even though implementation as text would be possible.
    • Success Criterion 1.4.10 (Reflow):
      Some zoom levels lead to horizontal scrolling.
    • Success Criterion 1.4.11 (Non-text Contrast):
      Some visual elements don’t conform to minimum contrast requirements.
    • Success Criterion 2.1.1 (Keyboard):
      Accordions are not keyboard-usable.
    • Success Criterion 2.4.3 (Focus Order):
      Focus order and visual order don’t always match.
    • Success Criterion 2.4.6 (Headings and Labels):
      Heading ranks are not always correct.
    • Success Criterion 2.4.7 (Focus Visible):
      Keyboard focus is not always visible.
  2. The content is not within the scope of the applicable legislation
    • There are documents (office applicable formats, such as PDF) on the website available to download, which were published prior to 23 September 2018 and are not subject to the WZG.
    • Should you require non-accessible content in a form accessible to you, please contact wzg@ffg.at. We will try to make the content available to you in an appropriate manner.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 18.08.2020

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 19.07.2023.

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:

Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Team Digital Accessibility

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


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