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Eurostars subsidy scheme

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you are a small and medium-sized (SME) entrepreneur in the high tech research and development sector, you may be eligible for a 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 are a research performing SME.
  • 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.
  • You work together with parties from at least 2 other Eurostars countries.
  • The project must be completed within 36 months and aim to develop a sellable product or process within 1 year of completion.

How to apply?

You can submit your international project proposal for the next round of Eurostars until 12 September 2019.

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

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO