3rd EUREKA Danube Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects
The 3rd EUREKA Danube Call was announced in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania. The project is for R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas.
Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions or projects which have strong market potential for all involved participants.
National organizations will provide access to public funding for labelled joint projects.
The support will be given to each partner by its respective National Authorities in accordance with their national laws, rules, regulations and procedures in effect, on a non-exchange of funds basis, and subject to budgetary availability in each country.
For Hungary, the National Authority is the National Research, Development and Innovation Office.
The common Danube Region Call will be financed from the Hungarian national EUREKA 2018 call. The Call has a special budget of ca. 1,3 Million euro for the 2018 period and will be published in January 2018.
The contracts will be concluded with the National Research, Development and Innovation Office as Funding Agency only if the project gets the EUREKA label. The evaluation procedure lasts 2-3 months with the involvement of independent technical and economic experts.
In the support program application of SMEs, large companies, universities and research institutions are accepted, however the public financed institutions need an industrial partner in order to be eligible. The funding provided by NRDI Office are grants:
- max. 80% of the eligible costs for small companies
- max. 75% of the eligible costs for medium-sized companies
- max. 50% of the eligible costs for large companies and
- 100% of the eligible costs for universities and research organizations.
Universities and Research organizations are eligible for participation and funding only with industrial partners.
Detailed information on national rules and procedures will be published in January 2018.
The deadline for EUREKA application and for the national full proposal as well is 28th March, 2018.
There will be a webinar on 12th December, 2017 (Tuesday) between 10:00 a.m-11.30 a.m CET where the funding organizations will offer a presentation of funding procedure and online consultation.
For the webinar, registration is needed. To register, please click here.
For more information, please visit the EUREKA's website here.