EU programmes 

Opportunities for Norwegian Companies

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is EU’s funding programme for research and innovation. With a budget of 95,9 million euros, it tackles climate change, helps Europe to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boost EU’s competitiveness and growth. The programme facilitates collaboration across European countries and sectors and aims to find solutions to the global challenges we are facing.

Digital Europe Programme

DIGITAL is EU’s programme for digital transformation in private and public sector. Digital technology will strengthen Europe’s competitiveness, improve public services and contribute to solve the global challenges such as climate changes and societal challenges. The programme will contribute to make Europe technological independent of other countries and regions. Through the programme, Norwegian companies get the possibility to cooperate with leading competence centres in Europe and together build common European digital competencies.


COSME is EU’s programme for small and medium sized enterprises. COSME will strengthen Europe’s competitiveness and sustainability and at the same time secure an open single market with the same terms of competition. COSME is part of the Single Market Programme. Norway is associated partner in COSME, and Norwegian SMEs can participate on the same terms as EU members.

European Innovation Fund

EUs innovation fund is foremost a support scheme for investments in new technologies in EUs Green Deal. It supports market introduction and upscaling of technologies in projects that will give high amounts of co2 reduction within renewables, energy storages, carbon and capture storage and industry production. The innovation fund will allocate over 25 million euros to green technology before 2030, which makes this fund the world biggest investment fund for green technology. They have annual calls for proposals for small and big projects.

For more information, please contact

Trygve A. Meyer

Head of Cluster