Eurostars is a joint programme co-funded from the national budgets of 36 Eurostars and by the European Union through Horizon 2020. In the 2014-2020 period, it has a total public budget of €1.14 billion.
If you are a small company in need of public funding for your innovative idea, then Eurostars has been carefully developed to meet your specific needs With its bottom-up approach, it stimulates international collaborative research and innovation projects that will be rapidly commercialized. It is your ideal first step in international cooperation.
Joining Eurostars will enable your company to:
To help you prepare your project submission before the next Eurostars cut-off opening here are the main eligibility criteria you will need to follow:
You can find all of our eligibility rules in our guidelines.
Eurostars adopts a decentralised funding procedure. As such, participants do not receive funding directly from the EUREKA Secretariat or the EU. All funding to participants in approved projects is managed by their respective funding body, according to national funding rules and procedures.
Eurostars in your country
The Eurostars cut-off is now closed
Thank you for your interest in the Eurostars-2 programme, the passport to growth, further innovation, an opening to new global markets and even greater business success for SMEs.
The registration and application process is momently closed.
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In the meantime what can you do?
If you are interested in joining Eurostars your first step is to contact our National Project Coordinators. They will help you prepare your application or even find a project partner.
Important to help you prepare your future Eurostars application is to thoroughly read the various guidelines:
Applications can only be submitted using the online tool. Application forms and other documents submitted via any other means will be automatically rejected.