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For contact information and funding details about national public funding of Celtic-Plus projects please select your country in question.
Please note that some country inquiries will be forwarded to the official EUREKA information page.
General aspects and information with regard to
Similar to projects that are EU-funded or funded on national basis only a portion of the overall costs will be covered by the public funding. This portion depends on the national funding rules of the partners involved in a particular project.
This means that still the major part must be covered by the involved partners. This approach assures that there must be a potential business and research interest for the participants and their interest to work in a project cannot only be based on the fact that this work is paid by public money.
For a Celtic project, generally, the same funding conditions and funding rules apply as for a stand-alone EUREKA project. As Celtic is an endorsed EUREKA cluster the access to public funding is generally easier and faster as for an independent proposal as the Public Authorities support the collaborative work programme of Celtic and are more closely involved in providing the funding for proposals that have been Celtic-labelled.
Differently to the funding rules of a EU project (e.g. Framework 6 and 7) there are no common funds available that are shared among the successful proposals.
Due to the fact that each country decides on own criteria on possible funding it can happen that a project may not be able to start if one partner will not be funded. In those cases, provided such partner will not consider self-funding, a project may either be restructured (e.g. by including another partner) or may be stopped.
The following considerations and actions should be followed when starting a new proposal and setting-up project consortia: