ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação (Portuguese National Innovation Agency)

About Us

Agência Nacional de Inovação (ANI) is the national funding agency for technological and business innovation in Portugal.

ANI runs funding instruments and fiscal incentives to promote private investment in R&D and promotes research-industry cooperation for an effective transfer of knowledge to the market. ANI fosters the internationalisation of Portuguese innovative companies and R&D institutions through supporting participation in Horizon Europe, hosting part of Horizon Europe’s NCPs network (Pillar 2 and Pillar 3), as well as other international R&D and business support networks such as Eureka and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).

Portugal will hold the Eureka Chairmanship from July 2021 to July 2022 and is very committed to promoting Portuguese participation in future R&D Eureka consortia.

Our Focus

As the Portuguese Eureka office, ANI can provide support to companies and R&D institutions on:

  • International partner search for your R&D project

  • Advice on which Eureka programme to choose and how to apply

  • Submitting applications for national funding for your Eureka project

  • Access to finance, international promotion, scale-up funding and programmes for your project R&D results, etc.

More Information

Get in touch via #GIS2021 B2B meeting


Rita Silva
Portuguese Eureka NPC (ANI - National Innovation Agency)
+351 939 339 003