There are programmes that provide funding for companies engaged in innovation. Each programme has its own eligibility rules and application deadlines. 

Innovation funding can make your company more competitive by helping you get your innovation to market faster. Below we describe several potential sources of funding. If you are interested in any of these programmes and would like to know if your company can apply, our consultants will be happy to advise. They will assess your eligibility and help you understand your options.

To find out more about innovation funding, email Roy Hoven or call him on +31 (0)73 646 5475.

Innovation programs

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    Horizon 2020

    If your company or knowledge institution is engaged in international research, technology development and/or innovation, you may be eligible for Horizon 2020 funding.

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    Eurostars

    If you are an SME conducting high-tech research and development with partners in other countries, you may be eligible for a Eurostars grant.

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    Interreg

    Could your project help strengthen Europe’s innovation capability and contribute to a healthier environment?

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    EIT

    The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is a unique EU initiative that drives innovation across Europe by uniting business, academia and research in the search for solutions to pr

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    LIFE

    LIFE supports innovative projects aligned with EU environment, nature conservation and climate policy.

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    EIC Accelerator

    The EIC Accelerator is part of the Horizon 2020 programme, and the successor to the SME Instrument.

Related sectors

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    Life Sciences and Health

    Increasing life expectancy and population ageing pose serious societal challenges.

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    Agribusiness

    Agribusiness spans the agri-food, horticulture and raw materials, and livestock sectors. Each of these sectors faces specific challenges and innovation is key.

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    High-tech systems and materials & IT

    Europe holds a leading global position regarding innovation in the high-tech systems and materials sector.

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    Logistics

    The European logistics sector is among the best in the world. Its distinctive capability is based on the continent’s high-grade road and waterway infrastructure.

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    Chemistry

    Europe is among the world leaders in the areas of fundamental chemistry research, food ingredients, coatings and high-performance materials.

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    Energy and climate

    We are facing the greatest energy transition in history. To meet the targets of the Paris Agreement, the EU must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40%.