Eureka and Ukraine

Ukranian organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in Ukraine and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Ukraine (MESU) or the Ukrainian Startup Fund (USF). MESU and USF support Ukrainian organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

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  • 0.05M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY UKRAINIAN PARTNERS
  • 7.20M€ MOBILISED SINCE 2006
  • 30 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH UKRAINE
  • 193 UKRAINIAN ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

Ukraine offers you

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Partner search

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

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Advice services and support tools

MESU and USF offer advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. MESU and USF can confirm your organisation’s eligibility, answer questions about the application process and review your proposal before you submit your application.

MESU also supports networking events that complement Eureka’s funding programmes, such as the All Ukrainian Festival of Innovation and the International Innovation Market Forum.

For Globalstars participants: USF supports early-stage Ukrainian startups by funding grants of $25,000 for pre-seed funding and $50,000 seed funding.

Ukraine 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
  • The European partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars

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

    Discover The European partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

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

  • 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
  • The EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / 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 The EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / 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 Ukraine

  • Olena Kharina

    Olena Kharina - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

Contact your national funding body