Accelerate Your Innovation with Eurostars
Eurostars is the largest international funding programme that supports research and development projects led by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The grant scheme focuses on promoting international collaboration among partners/SMEs from different Eurostars participating countries to develop innovative products, processes, or services with high market potential.
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We can help you write a successful Eurostars application - We are experienced in supporting deep tech startups and innovative SMEs throughout their funding journey with tailored strategic advisory services on financing their R&D and innovation projects. We take the lead on the preparation and submission of a high-quality written application and our collaborative approach ensures timely delivery of a strong application. Our services also include:
Who Can Apply
Eurostars supports innovative SMEs and project partners (large companies, universities, research organisations, etc.) by funding international collaborative R&D and innovation projects. However, to apply you must fulfill 7 eligibility criteria + national criteria:
- Project led by an innovative SME from a Eurostars country
- Consortium is composed of at least two entities that are independent of one another
- Consortium is composed of entities from at least two Eurostars countries
- Budget of the SMEs from a Eurostars country is 50% or more of the total project cost
- No single participant or country is responsible for more than 70% of the budget of the project
- Duration is 36 months or less
- Exclusive focus on civil applications
Eurostars projects are evaluated based on their technological innovation, market potential, commercial impact, and consortium quality. The amount of Eurostars funding is managed by your national funding body and the funding rules vary from the participating countries. The grant per partner is around EUR 300-500k.
Next deadline: 14 March and 12 September 2024.
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Tada Medical has successfully received grants from the three major EU funding programmes. A great achievement as the competition for grants is intense and only a handful SMEs accomplish this!Read the case story of Tada Medical
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