About this programme

Eurostars is the largest international funding programme for SMEs wishing to collaborate on R&D projects that create innovative products, processes or services for commercialisation. Companies from Singapore and any of the other 36 Eureka member countries are welcome to participate and collaborate.

The Eureka Eurostars programme, under the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs, supports international R&D and collaborative innovation projects. Companies from Singapore and any other Eureka member country are welcome to participate and collaborate with organisations of all types – from SMEs and large companies, to research organisations and Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) – in leading and emerging markets.

  • The programme is open to projects from all sectors, as long as it results in a new product or solution.


Singapore companies must form a consortium with at least one organisation coming from an EU or Horizon Europe Associated Country. No partner should be responsible for more than 70% of the project budget.

The consortium must cooperate on a new product, process, or solution that can be rapidly commercialised in global markets with a civilian purpose.

Singapore companies need to meet the following criteria:

  • Business entity registered and operating in Singapore
  • Company has at least 30% local equity held directly or indirectly by Singaporean(s) and/or Singapore PR(s), determined by the ultimate individual ownership
  • Company is financially ready to start and complete the project

More information about Eurostars and participating countries can be found here.

How to apply

The consortium should jointly submit their joint proposal via the online submission tool

Each project partner may be required to submit a funding application form to their respective funding bodies.

Online Submission Tool