How to write a successful Eurostars grant proposal

About the Eurostars grants

The Eurostars programme has proven to be a very feasible funding instrument for life sciences companies as part of Horizon 2020. It aims to stimulate SMEs to lead international collaborative research and innovation projects by easing access to support and funding. However, Eurostars applications must meet strict eligibility criteria otherwise they will not be evaluated. ttopstart has a 70% success rate for Eurostars proposals and we have summarised our best practices to guide you towards your own successful Eurostars project.

Funding and support for SMEs in Europe

The overall goal of the Eurostars programme is to stimulate growth and development of SMEs in Europe by shortening the time-to-market of new technologies. Eurostars is a funding and support programme, aimed at R&D-performing SMEs that wish to exploit the benefits that come with international collaboration. This includes working with other companies to develop competitive products and services and leveraging experience of top-class researchers using the latest state-of-the-art equipment in academic institutions. This call funds proposals with a varying budget per country, but typically between EUR 500.000 and EUR 1 million.

How to write a successful Eurostars grant proposal?

In our presentation below we show you our tips for writing a successful Eurostars grant, based on best practices and on our FFWD method for winning grant proposals.


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