Country(s): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom,

Deadline: 04-11-2021 14:00 CET


EUROSTARS is a joint programme between EUREKA and the European Commission, co-funded from the national budgets of 36 participating countries and partner countries, as well as by the European Union through Horizon 2020.

EUROSTARS supports research-performing small and medium companies which develop innovative products, processes and services, to gain competitive advantage. EUROSTARS does this by providing funding for transnational innovation projects; the products of which are then rapidly commercialised.

Webinar 29 September 2021

A webinar for applicants will be held on Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:00 CEST – register now.

Find out more about EUROSTARS (external link)

Projects must:

  • Involve at least two partners from two member countries of EUROSTARS
  • Have a strong involvement of SMEs: at least 50% of the R&D project activity must be carried out by SMEs;
  • Be market-oriented: the project cannot exceed a period of 3 years and the outcome of the project is to be launched on the market two years after the end of the project;
  • Consist of a balanced partnership: no partner or country involved in the project should bear more than 75% of project costs.


  • The FNR support Luxembourg research institutions with a maximum of EUR 300,000 per EUROSTARS call.
  • Luxinnovation offers support for businesses and companies.




  • Before applying to EUROSTARS, applicants must ensure their eligibility at FNR.
  • FNR “budget sheet”, “Gantt chart” and “Justification of Costs” must be submitted to the FNR via the FNR Online Grant Management System, 7 working days after the EUROSTARS deadline.

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