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  • 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
  • SFI Spokes Programme

    Like the SFI Research Centres, the SFI Spokes programme will help link scientists and engineers in partnerships across academia and industry to address crucial research questions, foster the development of new and existing Ireland-based technology companies, attract industry that could make an im

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    The total request for salary and subsistence for a 12 month visit cannot exceed €150,000 and must be appropriately pro-rated for shorter term visits
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • 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

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