Funding schemes International

EU Innovation Fund
Type of scheme: subsidy
TRL level: high
Companies and consortia that are or are going to use innovative low-carbon technologies will soon be able to apply for financing via the Innovation Fund.


In the downloadable excel file you can find an overview of all Chemistry-relevant calls organised in the Horizon programme of the European Commission. It presents a matrix of technologies against the Industrial Leadership and Societal Challenges pillar. Via hyperlinks you are redirected to the call-pages. If you need more help finding your way in the European Horizon Landscape do not hesitate to contact the SuschemNL team.


Horizon 2020: SME-instrument EIC Accelerator
Type of scheme: subsidy (equity also possible)
Are you working for an internationally oriented, innovative company with the ambition to grow? The SME instrument EIC Accelerator (formerly SME instrument) of Horizon 2020 supports highly innovative SMEs in scaling up and bringing a new product, process or service to the international market.


Green Deal Call
Type of scheme: subsidy
TRL level: medium/high
Fighting climate change and making Europe climate-neutral by 2050 is one of the main priorities of the European Commission. In support of this priority, the Commission is reinforcing Green Deal-related research and innovation with a dedicated call for proposals under the current research and innovation programme – Horizon 2020. For chemistry the most relevant areas are deemed to be:

And additionally contributions may be relevant in these areas as well:


Type of scheme: subsidy
TRL level: low/medium
Do you want to strengthen the innovative power of Europe with your project? Does this contribute to a better environment? INTERREG offers you as an entrepreneur, researcher and government the opportunity to collaborate internationally on sustainable projects.


Innovate internationally
Do you have plans for international innovation? These programs may be of interest to you:


Partners for International Business (PIB)
Type of scheme: government support
Partners for International Business (PIB) is a programme with which Dutch companies can realize their international ambitions in a public-private partnership. Doing business abroad is not always easy. You may face trade barriers, insufficient knowledge of local governments and companies, or adverse local laws. Working together with other companies in the sector and the Dutch government can make you stronger.


European Investment Bank (EIB)
Type of scheme: loan
TRL level: high


Always check the websites behind the links for the most recent and accurate information.


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