Eureka Eurostars 2: round 11

Key features: This competition is aimed at SMEs working on high-quality R&D projects across national borders. A Eurostars project must have a civilian purpose and be aimed at the development of a new product, process or service, with market introduction within 24 months of project end.

Programme: Innovative SMEs can apply for a share of £2.5m to collaborate in research with partners across Europe and associated countries.

Award: £2.5 million

Opens: Open now

Registration closes: No deadline

Closes: 28 February 2019

Support phone number: 0114 236 4457

This competition is aimed at SMEs working on high-quality R&D projects across national borders. A Eurostars project must have a civilian purpose and be aimed at the development of a new product, process or service, with market introduction within 24 months of project end.
 
Innovative SMEs can apply for a share of £2.5m to collaborate in research with partners across Europe and associated countries.
 
Funding
 
Up to 60% of eligible project costs. This can be up to €360,000 per project.
 
Scope
 
Projects must be led by a research-performing SME, and have a civilian purpose. SMEs must already be research active. The project needs to include at least two independent legal entities from two different Eurostars Participating States or Partner Countries.
 
Out of scope
 
Products with a military purpose. Academic and research and technology organisations, and large companies can participate in the project but must self-fund or find funding from other sources.

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We continually appraise the market to source the most appropriate funding available to meet our clients’ requirements.  There are numerous opportunities currently available, spanning a range of industries and topics. If you would like to explore the funding available, call us today to speak to a member of the team and to find out how your business could benefit.