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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 • promotion of aquaculture human capital, networking, training and education
    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 • inland fishing
    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 • engine replacements and modernisations
    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 • limitation of the impact of fishing on the marine environment and adaptation of fishing to the protection of species
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • This scheme is specifically designed to assist all those directly involved or soon to be involved in implementing the landing obligation. This includes fishermen, organisations of fishermen, fishermen’s co-operatives and processors.
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in the tender’s specification
    Sector of Activity:
    Coastal protection
    Environmental monitoring
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine biotechnology
  • Apply for funding for projects that promote knowledge, innovation and technology in the aquaculture sector.
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Maximum support rates: 1. Industry Projects Maximum support rate 50% Maximum Support amount €200,000 2. Collective Projects Maximum support rate 75% Maximum Support amount €200,000 3. Public Projects Maximum support rate 100% Maximum Support amount €300,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
    Research & innovation

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