This competition is for UK businesses that want to apply to Call 3 of Eureka Eurostars. Please visit the Eureka call for proposals web page if you are not a UK applicant.
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £2.5 million to fund collaborative research and development (CR&D) projects focused on industrial research.
This competition is open in theme and we will fund projects from all sectors, which meet eligibility criteria. Your project must have high market potential and develop at least one of the following:
Projects must include at least one partner from within the Eurostars network.
To apply, you must fulfil the six eligibility criteria:
UK-registered SMEs can apply for a total grant of up to 360,000 euros for each eligible UK project partner or 60% of total eligible project costs, whichever is the least.
To be eligible for grant funding from Innovate UK your collaboration:
In the UK, only UK registered innovative SMEs are eligible for funding. More than one UK SME can be involved in each project.
These conditions must be met by each of the UK innovative SMEs. They must:
Innovate UK will not fund any other types of organisations, including:
These organisations can take part but must self-fund or use funds from other sources.
You must follow the Eurostars eligibility criteria and the Innovate UK eligibility criteria detailed in this competition at the application deadline and throughout your project:
Subcontractors are allowed in this competition but they must not account for more than 20% of the UK partners’ total eligible costs. Subcontractors can be from anywhere in the UK. Where subcontractors are non-UK based, please justify why you are unable to use a UK alternative.
A non-grant claiming UK partner cannot lead on a project.
Your collaboration can include organisations from Eureka members that are not participating in this funding competition provided:
Your collaborative R&D proposal must demonstrate: