Funding schemes are available but often in form of loans. Grants, repayable when successful, are also on offer.
National Funding Opportunities in France
ESIF opportunities are available at regional level, e.g. Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Lorraine and Bourgogne where LT fits into their S3.
ESIF Funding Opportunities in France
EUREKA: Complex funding schemes; often mix of grants and loans.
Eurostars: Yes. Grants for SMEs; LEs (< 2000 personnel); Universities and Research Institutes.
Eureka/Eurostars Opportunities in France