New innovation advantage for Canadian SMEs through access to technology, expertise, and markets in Europe and beyond
What is Eurostars?
Eurostars is the first European funding and support program specifically dedicated to support the niche market of research-performing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in their innovative R&D projects. It stimulates international collaborative research and innovation projects that will be rapidly commercialised. It is co-funded from the national budgets of 35 Eurostars countries and by the European Union. Participating countries earmark funds for their participants, following national funding rules and procedures.
Since its inception in 2007, Eurostars has funded more than 800 projects for an estimated public funding of $668M.
Criteria for SMEs to qualify for Eurostars
- Your organization is a Canadian R&D-performing SME
- You have a civilian-purpose project that addresses any technological area for any market, aimed at the development of a new product, process or service
- You have found one (or several) partner(s) in one (or many) other participant country(ies) - we can help you find strong international partners.
How to apply
Mr. Eric Holdrinet
Industrial Technology Advisor
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