Eureka and Croatia 

Croatian organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects and Eurostars programmes. If you are based in Croatia and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments (HAMAG-BICRO). HAMAG-BICRO supports Croatian organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 33.32M€ MOBILISED SINCE 1985

Croatia offers you


Partner search

HAMAG-BICRO can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of over 45 member countries). For more information on how to find international project partners, contact HAMAG-BICRO or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.


Advice services and support tools

HAMAG-BICRO offers advice from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. HAMAG-BICRO also offers additional support that complements Eureka’s funding programmes by promoting private investments (through seed co-investment funds), issuing microcredits and guarantees for bank credits to SMEs and publishing successful project results or SMEs’ achievements.

Croatia funds

  • Clusters

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

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  • Eurostars (funded)

    Innovative SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

    Discover Globalstars
  • Network projects (funded)

    A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.

    Discover Network projects
  • Innowwide (funded)

    Innovative SMEs receive a grant of 60,000 euro to assess the viability of research or commercial ambitions in international target markets.

    Discover Innowwide
  • Investment readiness

    Connecting startups and SMEs with corporate venturing teams and investors. Participate in international missions and corporate activities.

    Discover Investment readiness

The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded? 

We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.

In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.

Contacts in Croatia

  • Marija Galeković

    Marija Galeković - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator

  • Iva Špoljar Šarić

    Iva Špoljar Šarić - Deputy National Project Coordinator (NPC)

Contact your national funding body