About this initiative


This initiative aims to help innovative SMEs grow and become integrated in global value chains and new markets, thus contributing to Europe’s competitiveness and economic growth.
The partnership will help develop innovative products, processes and services by funding collaborative research and innovation across borders and support measures for market uptake.

Research and innovation


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30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (29)

  • Biophyll GmbH (Germany)
    27 August 2019 Company/business organisation
    Biophyll GmbH (Germany)

    We support the continuation of Eurostars. The program is a helpful and important way for R&D-performing SMEs to cooperate internationally. Especially for small companies the program creates new jobs, new projects/products/services, and offers access to the market in an efficient way. We are currently participating in the EUROSTARS program and created three new fulltime jobs. We believe that adding Option 0. (funding also single...

  • Anonymous (Spain)
    27 August 2019 Public authority
    Anonymous (Spain)

    CDTI (Centre for Development of Industrial Technology) is the Spanish public authority in charge of the management and funding of the EUROSTARS program at the national level. From the perspective of CDTI, there is a clear need to continue with Eurostars, the only funding program for SMEs with strong financial support for international collaborative projects covering the development and research phase but still close to the market. Building on...

  • Anonymous (Slovenia)
    27 August 2019 Other
    Anonymous (Slovenia)

    Full support to the Eurostars program in current form (art. 185)! The current prepositions are unclear and could cause new problems within the setting-up stage. A proposed format could be understood as an obligation to adopt one set of common rules for funding (for example funding rates) which could cause problems and cause some current partners not to continue. Different legislation in different participating countries would cause problems...

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