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Eureka collaborative R&D: Eurostars 3 Call 6

General & Misc
Project Size:
£2.5 million

UK-registered organisations have the opportunity to apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for collaborative research and development (CR&D) projects. This funding, provided by Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is aimed at fostering international collaboration with organisations from participating Eurostars countries. The primary goal is to create innovative products, processes, or services for commercialisation.

Key Dates:

  • Competition Opens: Friday, 12th January 2024
  • Registration Closes: Thursday, 14th March 2024, at 11:00 AM UK time

Funding Details:

  • Type: Grant
  • Total Funds Available: Up to £2.5 million
  • Project Size: UK applicants can apply for a total grant of up to €360,000 for each project partner

Eligibility and Scope:

  • Open to UK-registered organisations looking to participate in Eurostars Call 6.
  • Projects must have international collaboration, with at least one partner from the Eurostars network.
  • The competition is open in theme, welcoming projects from all sectors that meet eligibility criteria.
  • Projects should focus on developing innovative products, technology-based applications, or services with high market potential.

Proposal Requirements:

  • Proposals must demonstrate a clear, innovative idea leading to new products, processes, or services.
  • A strong, deliverable business plan, addressing market potential and needs, is essential.
  • Proposals should include sound financial plans, timelines, and evidence of good value for money.
  • A clear plan for economic impact, ROI, and growth post-completion is required.
  • Projects should demonstrate the added value of international collaboration.
  • A clear definition of IP usage and sharing, as well as a route to market or clinical trials within 2 years of completion, is necessary.

Research Categories:

  • The competition will fund industrial research projects, as defined in Innovate UK's guidance.


  • Projects working on non-civilian technologies, out of scope, not meeting eligibility criteria, or failing to submit mandatory documentation will not be funded.
  • Projects dependent on export performance or domestic inputs usage are also ineligible.

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