The EU provides funding for a wide range of projects and programs, covering almost all areas. Finding your way in
this vast landscape of possibilities is not always easy and can be very time consuming. But no longer...
Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) has created the handy EU Funding Overview tool . Find your way faster within the EU jungle of support options. Check what funding is available to finance your projects, company or organisation.
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Consult VLEVA's list of contact points in Flanders for European programmes, other than Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe.
Below you can find a handpicked selection of European funding programmes. We listed those that are closely related to Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, so expect mostly Research, Development & Innovation programmes in thematics related to the Horizon domains.
AAL (Active Assisted Living) is a European Joint Program that supports projects that increase the quality of life of older people through the use of ICT.
COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology – is the European intergovernmental framework for the coordination of national or regional funded research.
ERA-NET (European Research Area Networks) is the policy instrument of the European Commission for the coordination of national research programmes in Europe. FWO uses this instrument to enable and encourage researchers in Flanders to cooperate with their colleagues in other countries.
ERA-NET (European Research Area Networks) is the policy instrument of the European Commission for the coordination of national research programmes in Europe. VLAIO uses this instrument to enable and encourage companies (SMEs and large enterprises) in Flanders to cooperate with their colleagues in other countries
Together with the ERDF Flanders program, Interreg programs form the ERDF part of the cohesion policy in Flanders.
The European cooperation program EUREKA provides a label to companies for the implementation of applied market-oriented industrial research and development.
The European Defence Fund (EDF) will provide a key contribution to Europe’s strategic autonomy, protecting and defending its citizens. It will promote defence cooperation among companies and between EU countries to foster innovation and develop state-of-the-art defence technology and products.
EUROSTARS, set up by Eureka, focuses on research-intensive SMEs, and is based on the 'bottom-up' principle: EUROSTARS puts the SMEs at the wheel, supports small consortia, and stimulates market-oriented projects in themes that the SMEs themselves determine.
The Innovation Fund was set up with the revenues of the emission trading system (ETS). The purpose is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by private companies in harder to abate sectors. It aims at 4 technologies: renewable energy sources and storage, carbon capture and storage, carbon capture and utilization, innovative low carbon solutions.
The Project SeafoodTomorrow is a project that is approved within the call BG-08-2017: Innovative sustainable solutions for improving the safety and dietary properties of seafood.
The three-year SeafoodTomorrow project brings together 34 partners. From Flanders, ILVO takes part in the project.They are responsible for setting up two databases which are the central point of the project to gather all the project data from analysis and assessement. ILVO is also leader of the workpackage dealing with authenticity, traceability and labelling. ILVO is also involved a the workpackage about novel food preparation. And in the managerial part, ILVO is head of the IPC- Intellectual Property Comité.