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Eurostars programme

Key features of the call for projects

Type de l'appel : Collaboratif

Porteur(s) de projet : PME

Opening date: September 17th, 2018

Date de clôture : February 13th, 2020

Dimension : Europe


Type de financement : Subvention

Thématique(s) médicale(s) : All

Secteur(s) industriel(s) :

Eurostars is a joint programme co-funded from the national budgets of 36 Eurostars and by the European Union through Horizon 2020. 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:


  • Turn an idea into a product and commercialize it. 
  • Combine and share expertise and benefit from working beyond national borders.
  • Grow faster


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: 


  • Research-performing SMEs can apply for funding under Eurostars. Other SMEs, research institutes, universities and large enterprises may also participate but the project leader must be an R&D-performing SME from a Eurostars country.
  • Eurostars is open to all projects in all technology areas and market fields, but projects must have a civilian purpose.
  • The consortium must include at least two partners independent from each other and established in at least two different Eurostars countries. Organisations from any other country may participate (as a third country), but only if two Eurostars countries are already in the project. Subcontractors are not considered as project partners.
  • The project must be completed in 36 months or less. The Eurostars project market introduction of the project results should be within 24 months of the completion of the project.


 You can find all of our eligibility rules in our guidelines.


All the information related to the Eurostars cut-offs is available here: