Funding: Overview

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Enterprise Ireland is the state agency responsible for supporting the development of manufacturing and internationally traded services companies. We provide funding and supports for companies - from entrepreneurs with business propositions for a high potential start-up through to large companies expanding their activities, improving efficiency and growing international sales. 

We also provide funding and supports for college based researchers to assist in the development, protection and transfer of technologies into industry via licensing or spin-out companies.

Crisis Response 

Crisis Response Business Financial Planning Grant

The Crisis Response Business Financial Planning Grant is a strategic intervention to assist companies to prepare a detailed financial plan and to assess the impact of currently emerging developments on their business.


Ukraine Enterprise Crisis Scheme

Enterprise Ireland is helping Irish businesses to manage the economic impact of the current crisis in Ukraine. The scheme is aimed at businesses experiencing significant difficulty as a result of increased energy costs. The Ukraine Enterprise Crisis Scheme offers two streams of support to manufacturing and Internationally Traded Services companies.

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Evolve Strategic Planning Grant

The  Evolve Strategic Planning Grant is designed to support our companies to respond to the challenges and opportunities, which have arisen as a result of changes to the trading environment in the UK market

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The Supply Chain Resilience Platform

Powered by the Enterprise Europe Network in collaboration with the European Cluster Collaboration Platform, with the support of the European Commission and EISMEA

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Green Transition Fund

As part of Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan and funded by the European Union, the Green Transition Fund will accelerate the decarbonisation of Irish enterprise.

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Digital Transition Fund

As part of Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan and funded by the European Union, the Digital Transition Fund will drive transformative digitalisation of enterprise in Ireland, particularly amongst SMEs. The fund will help companies at all stages of their digitalisation journey.

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Researchers in Higher Education Institutes

We help researchers based in third level institutions and Public Research Institutes to engage in research.  Our aim is to facilitate collaborative links between enterprise and the research community that lead to the practical application of research in business, yielding benefits to both groups. Learn more about our supports for academic research and its' commercialisation.