Provides 0.3 - 1.3M € in subsidies for development within:

About Eurostars

Eurostars is a European program targeted small- and medium sized high-technological companies. Eurostars has a yearly budget of app. EUR 55M for co-financing the development of new products and technologies. Eurostars is run by EUREKA - a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network, involving over 40 countries

With a successful application of the program, companies will receive: 

  • EUR 0.5-1.5M for technology and product development
  • A network of partners for development
  • Access to new markets
  • Technology- and knowledge transfer

The purpose of Eurostars is to strengthen European competitiveness, create new jobs, and strengthen high-technological SMEs.

Possibilities with Eurostars

Eurostars is primarily targeted high-technological companies, which is exemplified by allocating minimum 50% of the total budget to this group of companies.

With Eurostars companies can receive co-financing for R&D activities; the key factor is that the company is facing a technological challenge or has a project idea for the solution of a technological/societal challenge. At the same time it is a priority that the commercialisation of the project starts within two years upon project completion.

Requirements for Eurostars

There are three primary requirements for a project to be eligible for support from Eurostars:

  • The consortia must consist of a minimum of two partners from two EUREKA countries
  • The consortia must be led be an R&D-performing SME
  • A minimum of 50% of the budget must be allocated to the R&D-performing SME(s)
  • Height of Innovation: The product/technology must be novel and resolve a relevant European challenge within energy, production, environment, materials etc. (there are no limitations to the technological field)
  • Large market potential or socioeconomic impact

Upcoming deadlines

Below are the upcoming deadlines for Eurostars. Expect 1-2 months for the proposal writing process.


Eurostars is a programme that supports research-performing SMEs, which develop innovative products, processes and services. Eurostars does this by providing funding for transnational innovation projects; the products of which are then rapidly commercialized.

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Identifying funding opportunities
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Planning and scoping your project
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