Funding

EU Funding for game developers in 2017 1.1 Grants 1.1.1 Creative Europe Funding for video game development To who:Any game developer developing a video game concept or project presenting high level of originality, innovative and creative value, cultural diversity and enhanced Europe’s cultural identity and heritage compared to existing mainstream works; high level of commercial ambition […]

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Horizon2020 funding for game developers 2016-2017 In this article EGDF summarises, with the kind help of Nordic Game Institute, the most potential Horizon2020 calls for:  The potential funding calls for game developers Potential funding calls for serious game developers The key calls for industry associations supporting game developers 1. The potential funding calls for game developers In […]

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Unofficial EGDF checklist for applying Creative Europe 2016 funding for games A print friendly version of the guidelines can be downloaded from here. Official guidelines and application forms can be accessed here. If you have any feedback or you have spotted any errors in the guidelines, do not hesitate to contact COO of EGDF, Jari-Pekka Kaleva (jari-pekka.kaleva@egdf.eu).

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Draft HORIZON2020 work programmes 2016-17 for game developers, serious game developers and organisations supporting game developers Below you will find the most interesting HORIZON2020 drafts for game developers, serious game developers and organisations supporting game developers. The full list of all drafts for the Horizon2020 calls in 2016 and 2017 can be found here.  In addition […]

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Creative Europe Programme grants 3.4 million euros for 31 European game developer studios EACEA has published the results of the second round of Creative Europe funding for game development. As an outcome of the more strict rules for eligible projects set by European Commission in last January, the number of companies applying for funding decreased […]

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A print friendly version of the guidelines can be downloaded from here. Official guidelines and application forms can be accessed here. If you have any feedback or you have spotted any errors in the guidelines, do not hesitate to contact COO of EGDF, Jari-Pekka Kaleva (jari-pekka.kaleva@egdf.eu).

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The new call for creative Europe programme is open, EGDF finds administrative reforms alarming The new call for video game concept and prototype development under Creative Europe Media sub-programme is open. For the selected projects European Union will cover 50% of the costs up to 150 000 euro. The deadline for applications is on the […]

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Press Release – Paris 15 December 2014 Green light from Brussels for the reform of the French Video Game Tax Credit: The French Video Games Trade Association (SNJV) welcomes the imminent entry into force of the new provisions. A key measure promoted by the SNJV since 2005 and adopted for the first time in Europe […]

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CREATIVE EUROPE The next call for Creative Europe will open in February 2015. HORIZON2020 The full list of all open Horizon2020 calls can be found here  and the list of all open calls in the the first Horizon2020 ICT call in 2015 here. ICT-37-2015/ODI: Horizon 2020 SME Instrument for ICT To who: Game developers with ambitious, but high risk ideas Any […]

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Horizon2020 and FP7 research projects supporting game development   This page is currently under construction. If you have a project, you would like to add on the list, please contact EGDF.   Digital games have been the drivers of innovation in multiple European research projects during last years. The success of these projects is best […]

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