Call for Proposals for the «European Partnerships – Eurostars-3» Programme (EP/EUROSTARS-3/0223)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the new Call for Proposals of the «European Partnerships – Eurostars-3» Programme (EP/EUROSTARS-3/0223).

The Call budget is 1.150.000 and the maximum funding per Project is €200.000 (for participants from Cyprus), or €250.000 per project when a Cypriot enterprise undertakes the role of the leading organisation of the transnational Consortium.

The «European Partnerships – Eurostars-3» Programme is the funding instrument for local organisations wishing to participate in transnational projects of the Eurostars Joint European Programme. The present Call for Proposals covers the participation of local organisations in the third Cut-off-Date of the EUROSTARS-3 Programme, which is implemented in the frame of the «Partnership on Innovative SMEs» and aims to the internationalisation of innovative enterprises and to support them to develop new products, processes and services, through transnational Projects and to commercially exploit the new knowledge.

The Proposal is submitted electronically (on-line application form) by the Transnational Project Coordinator, through the EUROSTARS Programme Project Management Platform ( Local organisations, further to the Transnational Proposal, should also submit a Proposal on the RIF’s IRIS Portal. Proposal evaluation is carried out centrally by the EUREKA Organisation Secretariat.

The deadline for Transnational Proposal Submission is the 13th April 2023, 14:00 (CEST).

The deadline for Proposal Submission to the RIF is the 21st April 2023, 13:00 (Local Time).

Entities eligible to participate in this Programme as Host Organisations are Small or Medium enterprises (SMEs), while Research Organisations, Enterprises and Other Organisations may participate as Partner Organisations (of the local consortium).

More information is presented in the following documents:




For information regarding the RIF’s open calls, as well as useful documents and guides, interested parties can visit the IRIS portal.

For further information, interested parties may contact the RIF’s Partner Support Center by phone on 22205000 or via email at [email protected].