EUopSTART

The purpose of EUopSTART is to intensify the participation of Danish enterprises and research institutions in European research and innovation.

Deadlines in 2020

The next deadline in 2020 is:

  • 3 November 2020, 12:00 pm

Applications for EUopSTART can be targeted the programmes mentioned in 'EUopSTART - General Terms and Guidelines 2020' and the Green Deal Call which we except to be publised medio September 2020. If the calls in Horizon Europe are published before November 3, you can also apply for EUopSTART to prepare an application for Horizon Europe.

When will you get an Answer?

Applicants who have applied for EUopSTART for the second cutt of 19 May can expect to receive an answer before the summer holiday. Due to the corona, it takes more time than usual to value the applications.

Who Qualifies for Grants?

Danish enterprises and research institutions can apply for funding to cover up to 50 % of the costs connected to the preparation of an application for one of the programmes under Horizon 2020. In the text below, you can find more information about the subsidy scheme, its possibilities and conditions as well as deadlines.

One Application per Company

Please note that companies can only submit one application for each deadline.

Which Expenses does the Funding Cover?

You can apply for funding to cover expenses defrayed during the grant period. The expenses must be relevant, necessary and directly connected to the preparation of the application. 

The expenses must belong to one of the following categories:

  • Payroll costs
  • Travel expenses
  • External assistance

You can read more about the guidelines and terms for the EUopSTART grant scheme here:

Grant Size

The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education awards grants that cover up to 50 % of the project costs. The applicants must finance 50 % of the project costs themselves. Funding which covers external assistance may not amount to more than 70 % of the total grant, which is awarded by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education.

How to Apply?

You apply for the EUopSTART grant scheme by sending your application to the agency via the electronic application system, E-grant.

You must write the application in Danish or English.

last modified Jul 08, 2020