Eurostars is open for market oriented development projects for all disciplines and themes. 35 European and a few countries outside of Europe participate in Eurostars.
At least two partners from two Eurostars participating states must participate in a project. At least 50% of the work load in project must be conducted by the participating research intensive SME’s.
Duration: A Eurostars project can last up to a maximum of three years and a product or a service must be ready for market introduction no later than two years after the conclusion of the Eurostars-project.
Application deadlines: There are two annual cut off dates. One cut of in March and one in September. You can expect reply on your application four to five months after the application deadline. All Danish participants must register in IFD’s e-grant portal and upload a pdf version of the application form no later than 14 days after the application.
Who can apply for Eurostars funding?
- Only research intensive SME’s can hand in applications. But other type of partners are welcome to participate in the projects too.
- A research intensive SME is defined by having at least 10% of its turnover or its full time employees (FTE) dedicated to research and innovation.
- If the SME has from 50 to 99 employees 5 FTEs dedicated to research and innovation is sufficient.
Find Eurostars guidelines with information on project participants, deadlines, application forms here.
Jens Peter Vittrup, Innovation Fund Denmark
Tel.: 6190 5023, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Heilskou Pedersen, Region Central Denmark
Tel.: +32 2 880 34 16, e-mail: email@example.com
Siri Raahede Bentzen, Region South Denmark
Tel.: +32 477 778 533, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Else Dyekjær Mejer, Region South Denmark
Tel.: +32 2 285 40 96, e-mail: email@example.com
Rasmus Mørk, Region Zealand
Tel: + 45 38 66 55 91, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
IFD cooperates with the Danish regions offices in Bruxelles on promotion of Eurostars. The cooperation includes info-meetings, promotion and practical help to applicants from the individual regions.
Mail you regional contact for further information.
Region Central Denmark
Maria Heilskou Pedersen
Tlf: +32 2 880 34 16, e-mail: email@example.com
Siri Raahede Bentzen
Tlf.: +32 477 778 533, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Else Dyekjær Mejer
Tlf.: +32 2 285 40 96, mail: email@example.com
Rasmus Aspe Mørk
Mobil: +32 (0) 477 95 87 28 / direkte + 45 38 66 55 91, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirsten Ejdum Bøgh
Tlf.: 61 88 53 06, e-mail: email@example.com