Access to EU COSME Programme

If you are

  • a defence-related Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME)
  • a defence-related Cluster

you might have access to the EU COSME Programme opportunities.

See the tutorial first, which briefly introduces the opportunities of the EU COSME Programme for defence-related SMEs and clusters.

Then, click below on the areas of your interest for more details.

Long-term loans for SME
Free-of-charge services for SMEs
Grants for cluster partnerships
Equity investment for SMEs

All above information and relevant framework conditions can also be accessed by the homepage of the dedicated EDA’s external “COSME platform”.

For success cases, see news "EU COSME funds transnational defence cluster partnerships".

If you are interested in accessing other European funding opportunities, go to EDA’s European Funding Gateway.


Participating Member States

  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech
  • Germany
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Cyprus
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Hungary
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Finland
  • Sweden