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  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in aquaculture
    • productive investments in aquaculture
    • investments in aquaculture
    • management, relief and advisory services for aquaculture farms

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Marine aquaculture
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in fisheries
    • improving the value of your fishery products, improving the quality of your fishery products, or how to use unwanted catches

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
    Protection of habitats
    Traceability and security of goods supply chains
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in fisheries
    • conservation measures and regional cooperation
    • innovation linked to the conservation of marine biological resources
    • protection and restoration of marine biodiversity

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • investments in equipment or on board aimed at reducing the emission of pollutants of greenhouses gases and increasing energy efficiency
    • new fishing gear contributing to energy efficiency

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Environmental monitoring
    Ocean renewable energy
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • diversification of income
    • improving health and safety
    • start-up support for young fishermen

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Environmental monitoring
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
    Protection of habitats
  • Feasibility grants are designed to assist the promoter with researching market demand for a product or service and examining its sustainability. 

    Geographical Coverage: Regional
    Budget: 
    The maximum Feasibility Study Grant payable for the S&E Region shall be 50% of the investment or €15,000 whichever is the lesser. The maximum Feasibility Study Grant payable for the BMW Region shall be 60% of the investment or €15,000 whichever is the lesser.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
  • A Priming Grant is a business start-up grant, available to micro enterprises within the first 18 months of start-up.

    Geographical Coverage: Regional
    Budget: 
    The maximum Priming Grant payable shall be 50% of the investment or €150,000 whichever is the lesser.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
  • The Business Expansion grant is designed to assist the business in its growth phase after the initial 18 month start-up period.  

    Geographical Coverage: Regional
    Budget: 
    The maximum Business Expansion Grant payable shall be 50% of the investment or €150,000 whichever is the lesser
    Sector of Activity:
    other