Projects/ Programmes

In this section, you will find a list of past projects in which Ukraine was participating and a list of programmes that support international cooperation projects between the EU MS/AC and Ukraine. For current projects with Ukrainian participation, please check the project related websites in the right hand side bar.

Projects with Ukrainian participation | EU supported projects in Ukraine | Inventory of  EU-Ukraine S&T cooperation programmes and agreements | Good practice examples


The aim of the ActionPlan-BS Project has been the preparation of an Action Plan in Science and Technology for the Black Sea countries and its adoption at the level of relevant Ministers. To achieve its goal the project included preparatory work on a draft Action Plan and the organisation of two events: a High Level Officials meeting and a Ministerial Meeting.


ASCABOS is an supporting programme for capacity building in the black sea region towards operational status of oceanographic services. ASCABOS is designed to strengthen the communication system ensuring flexible and operative infrastructure for data and information exchange between partners and end users. It aims to increase public awareness and to stimulate and motivate the utilization of operational oceanographic information in regional management and decision-making practices.


The projects objective is to strengthen the S&T cooperation between the EU and Ukraine in particular through a stronger participation of Ukraine in FP7 and other Community programmes and initiatives and through a better link between activities on Member States and Community level. Also it aims to improve the framework for enhanced future and sustainable S&T cooperation between the EU and Ukraine and contribute to develop optimum instruments.


The Black Sea ERA-NET is a networking project aimed at integrating the participating countries from the Black Sea extended region in the European Research Area by linking research activities within existing national, bilateral and regional RTD programmes.


The Black Sea Interconnection project intends bridging the digital divide that exists between the South Caucasus countries and Europe by establishing a regional research and education network in the South Caucasus and connecting it to GÉANT2. The project involves the development of strategies for interconnecting the existing infrastructures in the region, realization of the connections and supplying operational support for the established network.


The Research Potential of the BSEC countries (BS-ResPot) is a project coordinated by the ICBSS and funded by the Sixth Framework Programme of the European Commission. BS-ResPot covers the twelve countries that form the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), namely the Republic of Albania, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Bulgaria, Georgia, Hellenic Republic, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia*, Republic of Turkey and Ukraine. The aim of BS-ResPot has been to transform the political will for cooperation into concrete actions.

ERANIS FP6 project

ERANIS project is a Specific Support Action (SSA) financed by the European Commission under the Sixth Framework Program, whose aim is to contribute to more active involvement of NIS partners into the EU Seventh Framework Programme.

Global SSH

Global SSH is an Action that aims at promoting transnational research cooperation between the Europe, Russia, the CIS countries, and China in the social sciences and humanities. The action intends to identify prerequisites for transnational research networks as well as common agendas for transnational research in the future structuring of the enlarged European Research Area (ERA).


Ideal-ist reduces the barriers faced by organisations wishing to participate in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) programme by offering transnational partner search. The project provides an entirely web-based platform and thus making it the ideal tool for: joining ICT projects, finding partners for your project idea, finding services to support you in your ICT project within the Seventh European Framework Programme.  


The field of medical biomaterials has recently developed a major growth potential as the demand for cardiovascular, orthopaedic as well as dental implant devices is tremendously increasing worldwide. The ageing of Europe's population will be a crucial challenge for the 21st century. Furthermore there are specific problems concerning RTD resources and capabilities existing in the Third countries (Western Balkan, Newly Independent States) having been isolated and excluded from the cooperation with EU, their networking works rather on regional level. INCOMAT contributes to eliminate these deficiencies and will create cooperation teams of excellence with experts from EU, Third countries and US.


InJoy and Train is a 24 months Specific Support Action which aims at improving the quality and quantity the participation of researchers, multipliers and NCPs in the Food sector from R-U-A-B countries in European research.This objective is relevant and responds to the following major needs of policy coordination in the Food sector.


Content of the project: to raise public awareness on the EU research and development activities and technological areas, in particular the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) funded by the EU. To increase the opportunities and participation of the Ukrainian research and business communities for integration into the European networks that support innovation and commercialisation of research and development output. To ensure capacity building and institutional strengthening of the Ministry of Education and Science, and the National Information Point for EU-Ukraine scientific and technology cooperation. To encourage the participation of the Ukrainian R&D institutions and SMEs in the EU programmes in the field of innovation and technology transfer and to support the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to prepare the ground for future accession of Ukraine to the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP).


The project aims to contribute towards closer and mutually beneficial collaboration between the EU and the Eastern European partner countries, in the field of novel exploratory research within the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of EU. The trans-national consortium of the project is composed of seven partners originating from: Greece, France, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus and Republic of Moldova. 


The project “Scenarios for a coordinated approach to sustainable S/T co-operation with the Eastern Neighbours of the EU (SCOPE-EAST)” intends to take sustainable steps in view of an enhanced coordination of the R&D cooperation of interested EU-Member States and Associated Candidate States with Russia and Eastern Europe. SCOPE-EAST will address the question of how to achieve optimum coherence between national cooperation strategies and the EU R&D cooperation strategy and of how cooperation in R&D can contribute to other policies of the EU such as the European Neighbourhood policy. Target countries of SCOPE-EAST are in the first step Russia and Ukraine.

Projects of the Month

In September 2008 the new category "Project of the Month" on the web portal incrEAST was launched. Following the "Project Coordinators Meeting" of IncoNet EECA in Bonn, June 2008 the idea to present different EU projects related to EECA within the format "Project of the Month" as "Main Topic" at the IncoNet EECA-webportal incrEAST was born. Here you may also find projects with Ukrainian participation.

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EU supported projects in Ukraine

Banking & Financial Services

Conflict prevention

Economic Development


Energy generation and supply


Governance and institutional reform

Human rights and democracy


Mineral resources and mining

Nuclear safety

Territorial planning


Water resources management


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Inventory of programmes and agreements supporting EU-Ukraine S&T cooperation

The inventory provides information on General Scientific Research Programmes of the European Union, other international grants and programmes (mobility), International Science Foundations, Science Foundations and Institutions supporting S&T cooperation in/ with Ukraine, Bilateral cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the EU countries and associated states and on Bilateral cooperation agreements between the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the EU countries and associated states. Download here

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Good practice examples

  • Reduction of CO2 - and energy consumption through collaborative logistical structures with and within the Ukraine
    download information in English or in Ukrainian
  • Additives for motor oils and bio fuels on the basis of business waste recycling
    download information in English or in Ukrainian

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Projects and Results Service

The European Commission's Projects & Results Service is your one stop for information on EU-funded research projects and project results since 1990, including Horizon 2020 projects.