The Call published by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office aims to support the participation of Hungarian institutions in the international collaborative EUREKA projects by providing the necessary Hungarian funds.
Purpose of the Call for Proposals
The purpose of this scheme is to foster the participation of Hungarian undertakings in the EUREKA programme, which facilitates the international R&D cooperation of undertakings, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises, and thereby:
Who can apply
Only those applicants are eligible to submit Hungarian applications that are listed as partners/consortium leaders in the English language EUREKA project proposal or approved project submitted by an international consortium into the database of the EUREKA Secretariat or the EUREKA cluster register. This fact shall be evidenced by the Hungarian EUREKA National Project Coordinator. The Hungarian partners participating in the same international EUREKA project shall apply for the Hungarian funding by forming a consortium.
The following entities are eligible to submit applications:
The following activities are eligible for funding under the projects implemented within the framework of the call for proposals of the EUREKA programme:
It is a precondition that the applications filed until 28 October 2016 shall obtain the EUREKA label until 15 March 2017, whereas the applications filed until 31 March 2017 shall obtain the said label until 15 July 2017. Applications not obtaining the label within the respective time limit will be rejected.
In order to achieve the objectives of the call, the NRDI Office provides a support of HUF 400 million to the successful applicants from the NRDI Fund. Under these calls, non-refundable support can be requested in the amount of minimum HUF 20 million and of maximum HUF 70 million.
Deadline for submission
Submission of applications is continuous from the date of the publication of the application completion template. Applications submitted by the respective evaluation deadline will be evaluated jointly. Support will be awarded within the limits of the available budget.