Program description

Eurostars is a research and development program created as a joint initiative of EUREKA and the European Commission. The basic criterion is the participation of at least two member countries. List of applicable countries:


The main partner on the project must be a small or medium-sized company engaged in research and development (innovative SME). Other project partners must be small or medium-sized enterprises.

Scientific and research institutions can join the project as external collaborators, but cannot participate in the project as project partners nor can they be members of the HR consortium.

Financing value (in HRK)

The maximum amount of grant per individual project amounts to a maximum of EUR 200,000, i.e. 60% for micro and small enterprises and 50% for medium-sized enterprises, whichever is less.


The maximum duration of the project is three years (36 months).


The EUREKA Secretariat publishes calls for proposals for Eurostars program twice a year (March and September).