Total volume of the programme is 27 million euros. Grant scheme is implemented via small grant scheme and main call, for this 18,5 million euros is distributed to the companies. Applying for a grant is a call-based procedure.
Project applications are submitted electronically in Enterprise Estonia e-service .
Small Grant Scheme
Application for small grant scheme is closed.
Grant can be applied for development of new products and services with the horizontal ICT- component (product development, development of welfare technologies with the focus on personalized medicine) and digitalization of production processes. Joint projects between Estonia and Norway are preferred.
Grant per Project is 200 000 – 700 000 euros. In welfare technology focus area, maximum grant sum per Project is 1 250 000 euros.
Grant rate is maximum 50% of total eligible costs.
Project maximum length is 36 month.
Eligible applicants are private companies registered in Estonia in which the State or local government does not hold more than 25% of the capital or of the voting rights. The project partners may include all legal entities registered in Estonia or Norway (e.g. companies, non-profit associations, associations, foundations, universities).
Application starts in January 2020.
Product development is supported as part of the main call:
The development of innovative products, services, and processes in the manufacturing industry and the ICT area:
In the field of welfare technologies, the grant is provided to the development of new ICT products and services designed in cooperation with the end users in the field of personalised medicine, such as:
Preparations towards the Main Call application
When preparing the main call application, please bear in mind the following requirements:
Main Call application starts in January 2020.
Events, partner search:
Trade Development Agency
Phone (+372) 627 9720
Programme, application, grant:
Phone (+372) 627 9452
Small Grant Scheme
Norwegian companies that search for partners from Estonia.
Innovation Norway, a sister organization of Enterprise Estonia in Norway is the donor program partner. Read more about Innovation Norway.
Norway Grants 2014-2021 regulatory documents.
Logos for projects funded under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism.