Eureka and Slovenia

International R&D projects involving partners in Slovenia are eligible for funding through Eureka’s Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in Slovenia and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology. The Ministry supports Slovenian organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 184.50M€ MOBILISED SINCE 1994 

Slovenia offers you


Partner search

The Ministry 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 the Ministry or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.


Advice services and support tools

The Ministry offers advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. The Ministry can confirm your organisation’s eligibility, answer questions about the application process and review your proposal before you submit your application. The Ministry offers additional support that complements Eureka’s funding programmes in the form of venture capital grants and credits.

Slovenia funds

  • Clusters (3 funded)

    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)

    Innovative 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
  • 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.

Your contact in Slovenia

  • Mrs. Maruša Vidmar

    Mrs. Maruša Vidmar - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

  • Mrs. Tjaša Rotar Kokalj

    Mrs. Tjaša Rotar Kokalj - Deputy National Coordinator

Contact your national funding body