• Flanders Investment & Trade
  • Invest in Flanders

Countless options, a variety of sectors

There are many types of European funding opportunities targeting different industries. Below are the main sectors and activities for which EU support programs are available:

  • agriculture and rural development;
  • maritime, fisheries and aquaculture;
  • research and innovation;
  • energy, environment and climate action;
  • transport and mobility; 
  • space and telecommunications;
  • security and defence; 
  • and more.

Zooming in on R&D and innovation

One of the focal points of Europe’s vision for the future is innovation. Consequently, the available R&D funding is impressive, to say the least. Some examples include:

  • Horizon Europe – this funding program frees a budget of EUR 95.5 billion from 2021 to 2027 to support companies and academic players in their research.
  • EUREKA – this intergovernmental network stimulates market-oriented activities in the fields of research, development and innovation.
  • InvestEU – this support program seeks to boost investment, innovation and job creation across the EU between 2021 and 2027. To this aim, a budget of more than EUR 372 billion has been earmarked.

How to apply

The process of applying for these and other programs depends on the type of organization or company. Click here for more information on how to apply for EU funding.