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  • This initiative aims to assist SME’s to disseminate information about and to obtain market data on their products by providing support towards the cost of the first time participation in a particular trade fair or exhibition.
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    €65,000 per firm up to end 2006, as per notification to the European Union
    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 Scottish Venture Fund invests in companies from start ups, early-stage to expanding businesses seeking funding to develop products and/or markets.
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    This fund can invest alongside private sector investors on equal terms, up to a maximum of 50% of the total funding package on a commercial basis. Provision from £10,000 up to £2 million, as part of a total deal size ranging from £20,000 to £10 million.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Support to SME
  • 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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