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Cyprus currently has no allocated budget for SMEs participating in our Eurostars programme before the next deadline (DEC 2020). If you are a Cypriot SME wanting to participate in a Eurostars consortium, contact the Research Innovation Foundation (RIF) to see whether there are other funding opportunities available or talk to them about self-funding. 

For future Eurostars deadlines, the RIF funds R&D costs for SMEs participating in our Eurostars programme.  

For small companies, RIF covers up to 70% of your industrial research projects costs in grants OR up to 60% of your experimental development project costs in grants.

For medium-sized companies, RIF covers up to 70% of your industrial research projects costs in grants OR up to 50% of your experimental development project costs in grants. 

The maximum funding amount is a grant of 175,000 euro per participant or 200,000 per project. 

Cyprus currently has no allocated budget for large companies participating in our Eurostars programme before the next deadline (DEC 2020). If you are a Cypriot large company wanting to participate in a Eurostars consortium, contact the Research Innovation Foundation (RIF) to see whether there are other funding opportunities available or talk to them about self-funding. 

For future Eurostars deadlines, the RIF funds R&D costs for SMEs participating in our Eurostars programme. 

For large companies, RIF covers up to 65% of your industrial research projects costs in grants OR up to 40% of your experimental development project costs in grants. 

The maximum funding amount is a grant of 175,000 euro per participant or 200,000 per project. 

Cyprus currently has no allocated budget for universities and research organisations participating in our Eurostars programme before the next deadline (DEC 2020). If you are a Cypriot university or research organisation wanting to participate in a Eurostars consortium, contact the Research Innovation Foundation (RIF) to see whether there are other funding opportunities available or talk to them about self-funding. 

For future Eurostars deadlines, the RIF funds R&D costs for universities and research organisations participating in our Eurostars programme. 

For universities and research organisations, RIF covers up to 100% of your industrial research and experimental development projects costs in grants. 

The maximum funding amount is a grant of 175,000 euro per participant or 200,000 per project. 

Contact your national funding body