France

Ademe - French Environment and Energy Management Agency - Funding for research projects in the energy and environment sector and funding for PhD thesis

OSEO funds are for innovative SMEs

Eiffel excellence scholarship programme was launched by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support French centres of higher education in their international outreach initiatives, in a context of mounting competition among developed countries, to attract elite overseas students on master's, engineering and PhD courses.

ANR - Agence Nationale de la Recherche was established by the French government to fund research projects, based on competitive schemes giving researchers the best opportunities to realize their projects and paving the way for ground-breaking new knowledge