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  • Loan to internationalizte business

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Up to €12.500.000 / project
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Any
  • 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
  • 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
  • Feasibility study grant aid is available to groups, organisations, businesses or individuals to allow them assess the viability of a business idea

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Funding amounts will depend on the type of business proposed, geographical location, skills level required, and the potential employment level of the project.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
  • Research and development grants are available to assist businesses develop innovative products, processes and services which will lead to an enhancement of their ability to perform in increasingly competitive markets.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Funding amounts will depend on the type of business proposed, geographical location, skills level required, and the potential employment level of the project.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
  • Údarás na Gaeltachta can provide assistance by way of capital grant to enterprises seeking aid for an initial investment for capital expenditure costs.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Funding amounts will depend on the type of business proposed, geographical location, skills level required, and the potential employment level of the project.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
  • Referred to as an employment grant, aid is calculated by reference to the expected wage costs over the first two years of jobs created as a result of an initial investment project.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    other
  • 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
  • This initiative aims to develop the market development skills of small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) by providing support towards internal costs which they may incur when researching new markets for products and services.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Eligible Cost base • Salaries of existing company staff currently working on an agreed market research programme. • Travel and subsistence cost (rate € 200 per person per day) for the same staff. • Internal costs incurred in test marketing of products/services in new markets. State Aid Limits •Maximum grant of 50% up to € 80,000 on eligible costs from 01/01/02 forward (£60,000 to 31/12/01).
    Sector of Activity:
    other

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