Support for collaborative R&D and innovation projects


Support for collaborative R&D and innovation projects

Target audience:

  • Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) and mid-market companies with less than 2,000 employees, regardless of the sector
  • CRITT innovation and technology centres
  • CRT technological resource centres
  • University or EPST (public science and technology bodies) laboratories
  • Any research and resource entity and start-ups in the Grand Est region

The company must not be in financial difficulties, within the meaning of the European Commission’s definition.


The innovation objective is to increase the share of GDP allocated to R&D in the Grand Est region, in order to move towards the 3% level specified by the EU in its Europe 2020 strategy.

Type:grant and repayable advance

Maximum aid:

  • €250,000 for companies
  • €250,000 for laboratories

This scheme may include additional financing through ERDF funding from the EU, depending on the project leader and the type and location of the project.