Eurostars – 4

Eurostars 4 is the largest international programme funding research and experimental development (R&D) projects by small and medium-sized enterprises. It supports projects that develop innovative products, processes or services for commercialisation on the international market.

The main objective is to encourage SMEs to develop innovative products, services and technologies and to become international leaders in their field.

The supported activities are applied research and experimental development.


Key information for applicants:

  • The deadline for applications is 10 February 2023 to 13 April 2023.
  • Duration of the project up to 36 months.
  • Maximum amount of funding: EUR 300 000 (up to 75% aid intensity).
  • Applicants can be SMEs, universities and research centres from any of the 37 participating countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of Korea, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom).

Available applicants:

The application may be submitted by persons registered in the Republic of Lithuania:

  • research and study institutions, if they carry out the project jointly with a company registered in the Republic of Lithuania, whose financial share in the project is at least equal to that of the research and study institution(s) (up to 100% of the cost of the project is possible);
  • Universities, if the project is carried out jointly with a company registered in the Republic of Lithuania with a financial participation in the project of at least equal to that of a university hospital (up to 100% of the cost of the project is possible);
  • SMEs (private legal entities) (funding up to 75% of project costs);
  • large enterprises (private legal entities) (funding up to 50% of the project costs).

The project must be carried out by at least two unrelated participants (legal entities) from different Eurostars 4 Member States, at least one of which must be a Member State of the European Union or an Associated Member of the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon Europe”.

The project must be coordinated by an innovative SME from a Eurostars 4 Member State.

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Eligible costs:

  • Fixed asset expenditure – expenditure on plant and equipment; depreciation (amortisation) of fixed assets; subcontracting);
  • Commodity costs – materials, reagents and other current assets;
  • Service expenditure – expenditure on service contracts (subcontracting);
  • Personnel costs;
  • Indirect costs.* Eligible costs must be incurred during the implementation of the project, i.e. not earlier than the approval of the project by the Eureka Secretariat and the signature of the consortium agreement between the partners of the project, which specifies the starting and ending time of the project.

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