How to apply for EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars in Czech Republic

Czech Republic currently has no allocated budget for organisations participating in our EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars programme in the next deadline (15 September 2022). If you are a Czech organisation wanting to participate in a EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars consortium, contact your national funding body to see whether there are other funding opportunities available or talk to them about self-funding.

Funding possibilities for future calls will be announced in due time.

co-funded by the European Union - European partnership

Applying to our EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars funding programme is designed to be quick and simple. In your application, you can tell us more about your organisation and the innovative new product, process or service you plan to research or develop.

1. Contact the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS) using the form below to discuss your project idea, funding in your country, financial viability and eligibility.

2. Create an account (one per project application) on our project platform. 

3. On the platform, complete one application form per consortium (in English) and submit it electronically. The portal allows you to save, revisit and edit your application form, giving you time to confirm all information is correct.

4. Upload annexes by attaching them to your online application form. You must complete and upload:

  • a signed commitment and signature form
  • (if you are an SME) an SME declaration 

Depending on what country you are based in, you may need to add a financial annex:

  • financial reports
  • (if you are a startup) a business plan
  • other

Contact MEYS to discuss which documents you need to provide and how to submit them. You may need to submit documents directly to MEYS rather than attaching them to your application form. If you are an organisation that is 100% publicly funded (e.g. universities, hospitals, etc.), you will not have to provide a financial annex.

You can also include annexes to support your project application: 

  • a technical annex (related to the project)
  • a Gantt chart

5. Submit your completed application form before the deadline.

A funding decision is made within four to six months (on average).

For detailed information about applying to our EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars programme, read our guidelines.

Next EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars application deadline

15 September 2022

Submit your application - deadline 14:00 CEST

Contact your national funding body