Eurostars funding information for Bulgaria

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Eurostars funding information in Bulgaria

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Eurostars is part of the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs. The partnership is co-funded by the European Union through Horizon Europe.

Bulgarian funding body, Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA), funds R&D costs for SMEs participating in our Eurostars programme.

BSMEPA covers up to 80% of project costs in grants for SMEs.

Young innovative companies can also receive a subsidy if R&D costs are at least 15% of your total yearly expenses in (minimum) one year out of the three years preceding a Eurostars application.

The maximum funding amount is a grant of 100,000 euro per project. The exact funding amount depends on whether your project activities fall into the category of industrial scientific research or experimental development.

Please note that if there is more than one Bulgarian participant in a single project, the funding amount of 100,000 euro applies for each Bulgarian participant.

Eurostars is part of the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs. The partnership is co-funded by the European Union through Horizon Europe.

Bulgaria currently has no allocated budget for large companies participating in our Eurostars programme. If you are a Bulgarian large company wanting to participate in an Eurostars consortium, contact the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) to see whether there are other funding opportunities available or talk to them about self-funding.

Eurostars is part of the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs. The partnership is co-funded by the European Union through Horizon Europe.

Bulgarian funding body, Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA), funds R&D costs for research organisations or universities participating in our Eurostars programme.

BSMEPA covers up to 80% of project costs in grants for universities or research organisations.

The maximum funding amount is a grant of 100,000 euro per project. The exact funding amount depends on whether your project activities fall into the category of industrial scientific research or experimental development.

Please note that if there is more than one Bulgarian participant in a single project, the funding amount of 100,000 euro applies for each Bulgarian participant.

While we try to keep this page up to date, funding information stated here is indicative and must be confirmed with your national funding body.

Contact your national funding body