Fund title: Eurostars UK info day: 13 December, Birmingham

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Information event to raise awareness of the Eurostars programme which provides funding to help small businesses to work with international partners to develop innovative products, processes and services.

Application deadline:

Register for the event by 10 December 2018

Fund description:

The Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with Innovate UK is holding a free half-day information and networking event to introduce the EUREKA Eurostars programme and other funding opportunities.

The Eurostars programme:

  • supports international innovative projects led by research and development-performing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • encourages the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services that help improve the daily lives of people around the world
  • enables innovative small businesses to share expertise and benefit from working beyond national borders.

Eurostars is a joint programme between EUREKA and the European Commission, co-funded from the national budgets of 36 Eurostars Partner States and Countries and the EU Horizon 2020 programme. In the 2014-2020 period it has a total public budget of €1.14 billion.

The UK has committed £5 million to supporting UK businesses in EUREKA Eurostars projects in 2018 and a further £5 million has been made available in 2019 with additional funding available for other EUREKA Network activities.

The event is being held in Birmingham on 13 December 2018 to help UK applicants to:

  • appreciate how the EUREKA programmes can help businesses to innovate and go international
  • access the latest information on project eligibility and application process
    get expert advice on how to develop a strong proposal
  • discover how UK businesses have benefited from EUREKA programmes

Find out more and sign up

Further information:

https://eureka-eurostars2018.b2match.io/