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  • Training Grant

    Diversifying and expanding your business brings with it the requirement for new skills and expertise. Under the Training Grants Scheme, Údarás na Gaeltachta provides assistance for training programmes that train or retrain employees.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Funding amounts will depend on the type of business proposed, geographical location, skills level required, and the potential employment level of the project.
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • Equity Investment

    Údarás can take an equity stake in small and medium enterprises in the start-up and expansion phases where this is of strategic importance to the development of the enterprise.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • Consultancy Services Grant

    This scheme provides assistance to small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) for the provision of expert advice in the required areas to assist in the long term development of the enterprise

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Eligible Cost base • The cost of the consultant. State Aid Limits • The maximum rate of 50% gross of eligible cost applies to all areas, i.e. Border Mid West (BMW) + South East (S & E) regions. Maximum European Union aid limit per project • €200,000 per firm up to end 2006, as per notification to the European Union
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • Technical Feasibility Study Grant

    The purpose of the study is to provide the necessary information to enable the company (and Enterprise Ireland) to come to firm conclusions regarding the project's viability.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The maximum grant funding available for a Technical Feasibility Study is 50% of eligible expenditures to a maximum grant of up to €35,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • Business links Grant

    The objective of the Business Links Grant is to assist clients to explore new market opportunities using market research companies or qualified third party service providers to  target and evaluate  potential end-market customers.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The maximum grant funding for a Business Links Grant is 50% of eligible expenditure up to a maximum grant of €20,000 Receipt of other grants from Enterprise Ireland may impact on eligibility for support under this initiative
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    SMEs
  • Market Access Grant

    This grant is designed to assist clients to develop viable marketing strategies in target markets.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The maximum grant funding is 50% of eligible expenditure up to a maximum grant of €150,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    SMEs
  • SFI Fellowship Programme

    This programme aims to provide successful candidates with the opportunity to develop their career through experiencing and participating in first-hand, the diversity of activities carried out by a funding agency

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Funding for a 24 month fellowship, which includes salary + associated costs + subsistence (case by case)
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • SFI ERC Support Programme

    The aims of the SFI ERC Support Programme are: To enhance the benefits of applying to ERC schemes for institutions and applicants
    To increase the participation of Irish-based researchers in all ERC schemes
    To provide greater institutional support for Irish-based ERC awardees

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    ERC award (2015 call or later) with an Irish Host Institution: €150,000, regardless of ERC scheme. ERC award from a 2014 call with an Irish Host Institution:20% of the award stated in the ERC grant agreement, up to a maximum of €300,000, regardless of ERC scheme. ERC awardee (from any year) recruited to work in an Irish Host Institution: The award may depend on the time remaining on the ERC award and will depend on the type of ERC award held, as follows: - ERC Starting Grant: up to €500,000 - ERC Consolidator Grant: up to €750,000 - ERC Advanced Grant: up to €1,000,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • SFI Conferences and Workshops

    The purpose of the SFI Conference and Workshop programme is to facilitate international and national conferences and workshops of strategic value hosted in the Republic of Ireland.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Categories of Conference and Workshops Awards: - Conferences up to €50,000 - Exceptional Conferences up to €100,000 - Workshops up to €10,000 - Conference Bids up to €6,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • SFI Partnerships

    The SFI Partnership Schemes aim to provide a flexible mechanism by which SFI can build strategic collaborations with key partners such as industry, funding agencies, charities, philanthropic organisations or higher education institutes (HEIs) with the goal of co-funding outstanding opportunities.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation

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