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Would you like to boost European industry by developing a market-oriented and technologically innovative project alongside international partners? Discover how the EUREKA clusters can financially support you!

Via the EUREKA clusters, the European Union finances the development of new technologies in sectors which are strategically important for European competitiveness.

The various clusters are:

  • Celtic Plus: telecommunications, new media, connected products and services
  • Euripides: intelligent electronic systems
  • Eurogia: energy
  • Open project callITEA: software users services and systems
  • Metallurgy Europe: metal industry
  • Penta: micro- and nanotechnologies

The annual calls for projects by the clusters are primarily aimed at SMEs, but large companies and research institutions are also eligible.

Are you eligible?

  • You are active in a company or research institution.
  • Your consortium consists of at least 2 independent legal structures from at least 2 countries participating in the EUREKA programme.
  • The coordinator of your consortium is eligible for financial support and is established in a country participating in the EUREKA programme or involved in this programme.
  • Your project focuses on the development of an innovative concept or product within one of the themes of the EUREKA clusters.
  • The results of your project have an impact on the competitiveness of European companies.
  • You meet Innoviris' general admission criteria.

The procedure in 3 steps

  • Submit your project before the deadline of the project call via the online tool of the EUREKA cluster.
  • If your project is selected, you will receive a label from the cluster.
  • Once you have received the label, you can submit an application to Innoviris.

Good to know 

The financial support covers:

  • For research institutions: 100% of the costs of your project.
  • For companies: 15 to 70% of the cost of the project, depending on the size of your company and the focus of your project (industrial research, experimental development, and process innovation).
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