Program for Boosting Participation of Israeli Companies in the European Frameworks Program- Horizon 2020

As part of the efforts to assist and encourage Israeli entities in submitting requests to the Framework Program and to programs that offer joint funding by the European Frameworks Program, the Innovation Authority has initiated the establishment of a program to support companies in seeking partners and in submitting high-quality requests to the Frameworks Program, as well as a track that supports long-term involvement in this program.

Goal of the incentive program:

  • The program provides support to companies interested in submitting requests to the EU Framework Program – Horizon 2020.

Who is the program for?

  • Israeli corporations interested in participating in the Horizon 2020 Program.       

What do you get?

  • Program 37A: Intended for corporations only interested in submitting requests to the R&D programs of the EU in the Consortiums track or in the SME Instrument Phase 2. In this program, the grant will be for 75% of the approved expenditures up to NIS 40,000, including: international travel expenses, participation in conferences to locate partners, and authorized consultation for writing the request. As part of this program, the applicant will be eligible to only one grant for submission to the SME Instrument Phase 2 Track, and only one grant for submission to the Consortiums Track for the entire duration of the Horizon Program – i.e., a maximum of up to two grants as part of this supportive tool during the Horizon Program.
  • Program 37B: Intended for selected companies for long-term participation in the EU Framework Program. As part of this supportive tool, assistance will be given each year, for up to 3 years to selected corporations for long-term participation in the Horizon Program. A participating company will receive a grant of up to 85% of approved expenditures up to NIS 70,000 for participation in European Industrial Associations, travel expenses, participation in conferences to locate partners, and authorized consultation for writing the request.