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  • 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
  • Assists a new start-up company or individual entrepreneur to investigate the viability of a new export orientated business or proposition.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    The maximum grant funding available for a High Potential Start-Up feasibility study is 50% of eligible expenditures.  The maximum level of grant funding currently available is €15,000.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Star-ups
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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

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