International Cooperation: Eurostars Info Day

The FNR and Luxinnovation, the National Agency for Innovation and Research, are organising an information session about the Eurostars-2 programme, taking place on Thursday, 7 July.

Eurostars is a joint programme supporting R&D performing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). It is co-funded from the national budgets of 34 Eurostars countries and by the European Union through Horizon 2020.

The target audience are SMEs, research organisations and large enterprises who want to organise an international, market-driven, collaborative research project. Event participation is free of charge.

The next deadline for submitting applications to the Eurostars call will be on Thursday, 15 September (2016) at 20:00 CET.

Time, date and location

Date: Thursday, 7 July

Time: 09:00 – 14:00 CET

Location: 7, r. Alcide de Gasperi, Kirchberg, 2980 Luxembourg (Chambre de Commerce)


09:00: Registration & welcome coffee

09:30: Welcome speech (Marc Ferring, Luxinnovation)

09:35: The Eurostars programme, helping SMEs to innovate and compete internationally – ESE representative

  • Eligibility rules
  • Application process
  • How to complete an application
  • Evaluation process
  • Evaluation criteria and how to apply them to a Eurostars application
  • Eurostars national rules

10:35: Questions and Answers – part 1
10:55: Coffee break
11:10: Eurostars national rules (Andreea Monnat, FNR and Alexander Link, Luxinnovation)
11:30: How to prepare a good Eurostars application (Dr Vladimir Maly, IEP member)
11:50: SME Testimonials, local success story – LIH + SME tbc
12:10: How to find an international partner (Local EEN office – Arnaud Duban, Luxinnovation)
12:30: Questions and Answers – part 2
12:50: Lunch

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