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  • 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
  • The SFI Partnership Schemes aim to provide a flexible mechanism by which SFI can build strategic collaborations with key partners such as industry, funding agencies, charities, philanthropic organisations or higher education institutes (HEIs) with the goal of co-funding outstanding opportunities.
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • 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
  • Whilst many companies are seeking to strengthen their key offering in target markets through developing novel products and services, some may be relatively new to formal R&D processes. The R&D Fund - Small Projects provision is to support companies
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    € 150.000
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • The aims of the SFI ERC Support Programme are: To enhance the benefits of applying to ERC schemes for institutions and applicants To increase the participation of Irish-based researchers in all ERC schemes To provide greater institutional support for Irish-based ERC awardees
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    ERC award (2015 call or later) with an Irish Host Institution: €150,000, regardless of ERC scheme. ERC award from a 2014 call with an Irish Host Institution:20% of the award stated in the ERC grant agreement, up to a maximum of €300,000, regardless of ERC scheme. ERC awardee (from any year) recruited to work in an Irish Host Institution: The award may depend on the time remaining on the ERC award and will depend on the type of ERC award held, as follows: - ERC Starting Grant: up to €500,000 - ERC Consolidator Grant: up to €750,000 - ERC Advanced Grant: up to €1,000,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • 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

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