The LIFE program is very well suited for projects with a positive impact on the climate and the environment, especially in the areas of circular economy, resource efficiency and clean energy transition. It is managed by the CINEA agency, the European Climate Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency. Maximum grant per company: 500,000 - [...]


Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is the EU's R&D program with a large budget of around 13.5 billion euros per year. A large number of programs and partnerships are financed. We have listed particularly exciting programs individually in the cockpit. In addition, here is the complete overview. Maximum grant per company: Varies depending on the specific [...]

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Eurostars is an interesting program with good funding opportunities for research-driven SMEs that want to develop a technology to market maturity with one or more European partners. However, the two-stage application process is complex. Maximum grant per company: 500,000 euros for the German partners of a project Flat rate: 100% of the [...]


EU Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund is fed by the auction of CO2 certificates and represents a strong program for the grant financing of innovative CO2 reduction technologies and systems. Only for exceptional lighthouse projects. The "Small Scale Projects" with grants of EUR 2.5-7.5 million are exciting. Maximum grant per company: Small scale projects: 2.5-7.5 million [...]

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EIC Pathfinder

The EIC's Pathfinder program offers a great opportunity to develop breakthrough technologies with partners at an early stage. After successful completion, follow-up programs such as EIC Transition or EIC Accelerator can then be used for commercialization. There are two formats: Pathfinder Open is open to all technologies. Pathfinder Challenge describes specific challenges for which [...]

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EIC Accelerator

The EIC Accelerator program is an excellent opportunity for high-tech or deep-tech companies to make their technology, which is already functioning as a prototype (TRL 6), ready for the market. In addition, high subsidies and a capital contribution can be claimed. Only suitable for absolute top projects: Only 3-6% of applications are approved. [...]

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EFRE/ERDF – European Regional Development Fund

The ERDF funds are an important component of the federal states' funding policy. The federal states set up their own programs, which are co-financed by the EU. You can find the specific programs in your federal state in the funding database, which is updated daily. Maximum grant per company: varies depending on the [...]

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