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  • Fleet Safety Scheme

    Apply for grant funding to help improve the safety of your fishing vessels.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The grant provides funding over a three year period for up to 40% of the amount claimed on boats over 12 meters and 60% for boats under 12 meters. The maximum amount that you can receive depends on the size of your boat. In addition maximum eligible costs apply for each individual item: - Vessels equal to or greater than 24 metres: max. grant €20,000 - Vessels equal to or greater than 18 metres and under 24 metres: max. grant €15,000 - Vessels equal to or greater than 15 metres and under 18 metres: max. grant €10,000 - Vessels less than 15 metres: max. grant €6,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Fish for human consumption
  • Enhanced Safety Scheme

    BIM’s Enhanced Safety Training Scheme is a 1-day course designed to provide the skipper and crews of registered fishing vessels with on-going training in personal survival techniques, first aid, fire fighting, and health and safety in the workplace

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The following rates apply in every case: - Vessels less than 15 metres in length (LOA): 1-day Enhanced Safety Training course including a Personal Flotation Device fitted with a Personal Locator Beacon: €155 - Vessels 15 metres and greater in length: 1-day Enhanced Safety Training course including a Personal Flotation Device fitted with a Personal Locator Beacon: €190
    Sector of Activity: 
    Fish for human consumption
  • Marine Tourism Vessel Safety Scheme

    Apply for grant funding to help improve the safety of your marine tourism vessels.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The grant provides funding for up to 40% of the amount claimed - No minimum level of expenditure applies to this scheme. - The grant aid available in respect of any vessel is 40% of the total eligible costs, subject to the cumulative grant not exceeding €3,000 for this or any previous application in the three years up to the date of approval of this application.
    Sector of Activity: 
    Fish for human consumption
  • Mentor Grant

    Mentors in our network can provide tailored advice, guidance and support, to help you accelerate growth and build management capability.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Grant support toward costs of mentor for up to 10 sessions; maximum eligible cost of €175 per visit (total €1,750)
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Entrepreneurship
  • Skills Voucher (Software Development)

    The core objective is to encourage continuous capability building in core software development skills in our client base.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The maximum Skills Voucher expenditure which a grant is allowable against is €6,250. The company must contribute 20% of the capability costs in kind and the remaining costs are eligible for grant aid to a maximum grant of €5,000 (or 80% of eligible expenditure whichever is the lesser)
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Market Review

    This review is designed to bring structure and focus to a company’s marketing operations through the use of a diagnostic framework tool.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Eligible expenditure is limited to the cost of hiring an Enterprise Ireland approved Marketing consultant for a maximum of 7 days. The maximum daily fee payable to the consultant is €900 inclusive of travel and subsistence and out of pocket expenses. Funding will be by way of a consultancy grant. The typical cost of undertaking a Strategic Marketing Review is €6,300. The company must pay the first €1,300 and Enterprise Ireland provides grant funding for the outstanding cost to a maximum of €5,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    SMEs
  • Development of Market Research Skills

    This initiative aims to develop the market development skills of small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) by providing support towards internal costs which they may incur when researching new markets for products and services.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Eligible Cost base • Salaries of existing company staff currently working on an agreed market research programme. • Travel and subsistence cost (rate € 200 per person per day) for the same staff. • Internal costs incurred in test marketing of products/services in new markets. State Aid Limits •Maximum grant of 50% up to € 80,000 on eligible costs from 01/01/02 forward (£60,000 to 31/12/01).
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • Trade Fair Participation Scheme

    This initiative aims to assist SME’s to disseminate information about and to obtain market data on their products by providing support towards the cost of the first time participation in a particular trade fair or exhibition.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    €65,000 per firm up to end 2006, as per notification to the European Union
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • 2015 Networking and Travel Awards

    Grant support will be provided to those Hosting Workshops and Conferences, Researcher Travel Awards, Other Marine Networking Initiatives

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Grant support was provided in the following three categories: A. Hosting Workshops and Conferences - Maximum Grant-Aid available €2,000 B. Researcher Travel Awards - Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,000 for travel outside of Europe, €750 for travel within Europe and €500 for travel to Conferences/Workshops for Job-Bridge and Intern staff. C. Other Marine Networking Initiative - Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,000 for travel outside of Europe and €750 for travel within Europe.
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation

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