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Eureka Network

Eureka is an international network aiming to foster international collaboration and encourage R&D cooperation. Currently, 47 countries are participating in the Eureka Network, including European countries and other countries across the world (Canada, South Africa or South Korea, for example).

Eureka finances research and development through a range of different funding programs, including Eurostars, Globalstars, thematic calls and clusters. View open Eureka programs on this page.

 


Eurostars

Eurostars supports R&D-performing SMEs with innovative and international projects. Eurostars is open for any technological innovation and supports early stage projects (preliminary data) towards prototype development.

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Eureka – Call for projects on next generation integrated photonic sensing

Budget: Differs per country

Deadline: 27 June 2022

Funding rate: Differs per country

Project duration: max. 36 months

Consortium: The call is open to enterprises, research institutes/organisations and universities. The consortium should consist of at least 2 independent legal entities from at least 2 countries. Participating countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Switzerland.

Scope: Project proposals under this call are expected to relate to at least one of the three subtopics:

  • Photonic integrated circuits
  • Photonic quantum sensors
  • Hybrid sensing

The proposed R&D work should aim at future-oriented sensor technologies and systems that centrally address at least one of the following challenges:

  • Climate and environmental protection, including reducing energy consumption
  • Enabling novel end consumer products and accessing volume markets by means of robust, miniaturized, scalable, and sustainable photonic sensors and systems

Learn more on the Eureka website

 


Eureka – Danube region call for innovative projects

Intro: Eureka is the world’s largest public network for international cooperation in R&D&I with more than 45 participating countries. It aims to elevate the productivity and competitiveness of industries by funding and strengthening international joint market-driven R&D projects.

Subsidy: Country dependent; no single organisation or country can be responsible for more than 70% of the project budget.

Deadline: 30 June 2022

Funding rate: Country dependent

Project duration: max. 3 years

Consortium:

Consortium should include at least 2 members from the following countries: Albania, Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland and Slovakia (Specific rules may apply to each country). No single organisation or country can be responsible for more than 70% of the project budget. Most countries will fund SMEs and universities. Other Eureka partners can join while providing their own funding.

Scope: This is a bottom-up call with no thematic restrictions. The project must be directed at researching or developing an innovative product, process or service with the goal of commercialisation.

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Eureka –  France and Spain call for projects

Intro: Both funding bodies from France and Spain have allocated funding for organisations jointly working on international research and development projects. This call is especially targeting companies, but welcomes research institutes/universities as self-funded entities as well.

Subsidy:

France – Between € 50,000 and € 3M, additional financial support (€30,000 inc. VAT) for consortium building.

Spain – Minimum budget € 175,000 Funding conditions for Spanish partners may vary depending on the nature of the project and the beneficiaries. For more information please contact CDTI.

No single organisation or country can be responsible for more than 70% of the project budget.

Deadline: 15 July 2022

Participants are invited to contact the officers from the National Authorities before submitting the documents. Consortia will have to submit their applications through the Eureka platform and additionally each applicant must submit all required documents to their respective national funding authority and meet its due diligence process requirements.

Funding rate:

France – Zero interest rate loan reimbursable in case of technical success or deferred.

Spain – 85%

Project duration: max. 3 years (France), 1-3 years (Spain).

Consortium: The project consortium must include at least one French (max. 2000 FTE) and one Spanish company. Participation of research institutes/universities and other organisations is welcome as self-funded participants or subcontractors, according to each country’s funding regulations. Organisations from other countries may also participate, but they will not be funded by CDTI or by Bpifrance.

Scope: Bpifrance from France and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology, EPE (CDTI) from Spain are announcing this call for Proposals for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and market areas. Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions or projects which have strong market potential for France and Spain. The project must have a civilian purpose and be directed at researching or developing an innovative product, process or service with the goal of commercialisation. The participants are required, prior to obtaining the Eureka label endorsement, to have signed a consortium agreement.

France  – Expenditures on industrial research and experimental development are eligible (industrialisation and commercialisation costs are not eligible).

Spain – Eligible costs are:

  • Personnel costs;
  • Instrument and material costs;
  • Contractual research costs, acquired know-how and patents, consultancy and equivalent services;
  • Additional overheads and other costs arising from the project.
  • Costs for auditor’s reports and the management and coordination costs of the project.

Activities can be outsourced to other companies, research organizations, technology centers and Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructures (ICTS) but may in general not exceed 65% of the eligible budget.

Learn more on the Eureka website

 


EUREKA Clusters Sustainability Call 2022

Help to make the industry more sustainable and green! The Eureka network and the Clusters, together with 16 countries, collaborate on behalf of sustainability in the industry by setting up a Joint Call for RD&I projects.

Subsidy: on average €500k – €1M

Total budget: >25M€

Deadline: 02 May 2022 pre-proposal |  30 September 2022 full-proposal

Funding Rate: 40-80% depending on country

Duration: on average 2-3 years

Consortium: at least two companies from different Eureka participating countries, at least one industrial partner from each of the countries represented in a project. ‘Industrial partner’ refers to companies of all sizes (from SMEs to large companies).

Scope: The project must be directed at developing a new product, industrial process, industry standard or service. Two areas of interest are identified in this call:

  • Green ICT – ICT technologies are a key enabler of a green transition for production and consumption patterns in every business and every part of society. This area of interest aims to advance research and development towards more sustainable electronic components, software and systems for information and communication technologies supporting sustainable manufacturing. Sustainable manufacturing should implement green ICT solutions in factories, operations, processes, and product planning.
  • Space-earth-ocean integrated systems for better observation and data exploitation – The challenge is to create application-based ecosystems that take advantage of the rapidly developing space, ocean and land/aerial monitoring techniques and technologies and to create new capabilities and demand-driven purpose-built ecosystems that take advantage of the rapid development of digital technologies (e.g. data driven systems).
  • In addition, there is a large number of further topics of interest, including: Environmental monitoring and disaster management, decentralised technical intelligence, integrated sensor and secure communication systems, sustainable smart factories through future connectivity.

Learn more on the Eureka website

 


Eureka – Cell-Based Technologies call for R&D Project Proposals Flanders – Netherlands

Subsidy: Maximum budget of €700,000 per project, with maximum €350,000 for the Dutch partners and €350,000 for the Flemish partners.

Total Budget:

  • Netherlands (Health~Holland): € 1M
  • Flanders (VLAIO): € 1M

Deadline: Pre-registration: 1 March 2022 / Full proposal: 2 May 2022

Funding rate: One partner cannot request more than 70% of the total project budget.

  • Netherlands: 50% funding for research activities and 25% for development activities. Co-financing of 30% is required (in cash or in kind)
  • Flanders: 60% funding for industrial research activities and 35-50% for experimental development activities, depending on the size of the company.

Project duration: Up to 3 years

Consortium: The partnership must consist of at least one company in Flanders, one company in the Netherlands and one research organization in the Netherlands. Involvement of a Flemish research organization is encouraged, but not mandatory. In this case the research organisations can participate as subcontractor or research partner of the Flemish company, but not as a direct beneficiary of the subsidy.

Scope: For this call there is a common interest in promoting bilateral public-private research and development collaboration projects within the scope of Cell-Based Technologies. Examples of cell-based technologies include cell and gene therapy, human disease models, tissue engineered products and the necessary quality, safety and efficacy standards for personalized medicine. Cell-based technologies form the underlying basis for personalized medicine.

A project proposal should combine biomedical, technological and data-driven expertise in the projects.

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Eureka – Singapore Turkey call for projects

Subsidy: For Turkey there is no maximum or minimum limit to the budget of project.

Deadline: 17 April 2022

Funding rate: No single organisation or country can be responsible for more than 70% of the project budget.

  • Turkey: 60% for large companies and 75% for SMEs of their eligible project budget.
  • Singapore: up to 70% of total qualifying project costs

Consortium: The partners should include at least one Turkish and one Singapore company. Participation of research institutes/universities and other organizations is welcome as self-funded participants or subcontractors according to each country’s funding regulations. Organizations from other countries may also participate, but they will not be funded by ESG or by TÜBİTAK.

For Turkey, only companies participating in international projects are funded within this program, but universities and research centres can be funded as subcontractors.

Scope: This call for proposals is for joint international R&D projects, focusing on the development of innovative products and applications (new product, industrial process, or service) in all technology and market areas. Applicants are expected to develop market-ready solutions or projects that have strong market potential for Turkey and Singapore.

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Eureka – Germany Hungary call for projects

Subsidy:

  • Germany (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF): up to €500.000
  • Hungary (National Research Development and Innovation Office, NRDI Office): up to HUF 200M

Deadline: 26 January 2022

Funding rate: No single organisation or country can be responsible for more than 75% of the project budget.

  • Germany: 50% of project costs for SMEs and up to 100% for universities and research institutes
  • Hungary: Up to 80% of project costs for SMEs and up to 100% for universities and research institutes

Project duration: Up to 36 months

Consortium: Your project consortium must include at least two independent SMEs based in Hungary and Germany. Research organisations in partnership with companies are welcomed in the consortia.

Scope: The project must be directed at researching or developing an innovative product, process, or service with the goal of commercialisation, that should address at least one of the following fields:

  • Artificial intelligence (AI);
  • Quantum technology (in particular quantum sensors)
  • Autonomous machines /autonomous systems;
  • Industry 4.0;
  • Biotechnology.

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