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Government support for entrepreneurs

Eurostars projects subsidy scheme

This information is provided by Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If you are an SME entrepreneur in the high tech research and development sector, you may receive subsidy for a Eurostars projectExternal link. This is an international collaboration project for innovative development. The project focuses on industrial research or experimental development.

When do you qualify?

  • You spend at least 10% of your turnover on research and development, or you deploy at least 10% of your staff for research and development. If you don't meet these requirements, you may participate under certain conditions.
  • You participate in a Eurostars project at your own expense and risk.
  • You work together with parties from at least 1 other Eurostars country.
  • A sellable product or process must be available within 2 years after completing the project.

How to apply?

You can submit your international project proposal until 2 March 2017 to Eurostars.

To be able to apply for a national subsidyExternal link to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), you first must be registered with EurostarsExternal link and have your international project proposal approved bij Eurostar's international jury. RVO, Eurostar's National Contact Point, can assist you with the application process.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency