Eureka and Cyprus

Cypriot organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars and Eurostars programmes. If you are based in Cyprus and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF). The RIF supports Cypriot organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 0.05M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY CYPRIOT PARTNERS
  • 8.50M€ MOBILISED SINCE 2002
  • 40 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH CYPRUS
  • 195 CYPRIOT ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

Cyprus offers you

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Partner search

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

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Advice services and support tools

RIF offers support services from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects.

Cyprus 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.

    Discover Clusters
  • Eurostars (funded)

    R&D SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    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
  • InvestHorizon (funded)

    Preparing deep tech companies for Series A investment through an accelerator programme (in association with the European Commission).

    Discover InvestHorizon

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.

Your contact in Cyprus

  • Litsa Kountouridou

    Litsa Kountouridou - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

  • Iria Loucaidou

    Iria Loucaidou - Eurostars advisor

Contact your national funding body