FUNDING OF PROJECTS - EUREKA & EUROSTARS
Funding of projects can be made possible through the EUREKA and Eurostars programs. The programs are the leading European platforms for industry-led, applied, close-to-market research. Within these programs "Calls for R&D Project Outlines" are regulary launched. The aim of these calls is to facilitate:
- Industrial R&D partnering between the most technology intensive MNEs, SMEs, academia and research institutes
- Creation of new high tech R&D consortia between countries
- Funding of market oriented R&D projects
Switzerland & Finland have launched a "Swiss-Finnish Promotional Call for Eurostars Projects" within the EUREKA and Eurostars programs. The seventh bilateral call for R&D Project Outlines was launched on 1 May 2017, and fouceses on Bio- and Medical Technologies: Drug Development, Drug Delivery, Bio Materials, Medical Device and Diagnostics. Deadline for submission is 14 September 2017. More information about the current Call can be found here.
Switzerland & Sweden regularly launch a "Switzerland-Sweden Call for R&D Project Outlines" within the EUREKA and Eurostars programs. The bilateral call for R&D Project Outlines was launched on 1 September 2017, and fouceses on Additive Manufacturing, Digitalisation of the Future Industry and Life Science. Deadline for submission is 18 January 2018. More information about the current Call can be found here.
FURTHER INFORMATION ON FUNDING
Information on the funding mechanisms is available on the following websites: