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  • Erasmus+ features several actions of relevance to Blue Economy sectors, such as strengthening cooperation between industry and education, and promoting adult learning and mobility of students, trainees, volunteers and trainers.

    Geographical Coverage: European
    Budget: 
    The 2018 budget is expected to reach EUR 2.7 billion
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Socio-economic science and humanities; Blue Growth; Maritime Technology
  • Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020

    Geographical Coverage: European
    Budget: 
    The total budget earmarked for this call for proposals is estimated at EUR 2733,4 million.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Education; Sector Skills
  • It is a three-phased programme, based in 14 campus incubation centres across the country. Each year, New Frontiers funds 150 companies.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    € 15.000
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Entrepreneurship
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • This grant instrument is primarily designed to support the costs of undertaking new market research and cannot directly support sales activity. 

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    The maximum grant funding available for an Internationalisation Grant is 50% of eligible expenditures up to a maximum grant of €35,000
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    SMEs
  • 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
  • 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

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