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Small and medium enterprises are economic cornerstones in Ireland

Our aim is to help Irish-owned small and medium enterprises achieve greater scale and realise their global ambition. From developing market strategies to providing funding for expansion and jobs, we’re with SMEs at all stages of their journey to grow, boost competitiveness and compete internationally.

What you can expect on your journey with Enterprise Ireland

Companies supported by Enterprise Ireland have access to a range of expert teams from Development and Market Advisors to Digital Marketers and Technologists. We’re here to support your business ambition with in-depth industry knowledge and supports to start, scale and grow internationally

Advice

Unwavering commitment to helping you achieve your global ambition and overcome challenges along the way.

Expertise

Guidance on key initiatives based on a track record of helping thousands of businesses scale internationally.

Development

Learning and capability development to boost competitiveness and grow sustainably.

Funding

Grants and investment to help your business grow in scale, reach and performance.

Network

Access to global connections through our international offices and Ireland's enterprise and innovation ecosystem.
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Strategic Consultancy Assignment

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

SME

Hire an external strategy consultant for greater efficiency and growth 

Enterprise Emissions Reduction Investment Fund - Capital investment for decarbonisation processes

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Become more sustainable

Start-up

SME

Large company

Decarbonise manufacturing combustion processes with up to €1m in funding 

Digital Marketing Capability

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

SME

Large company

Market Access

Enhance sales & marketing

Improve your digital marketing strategy 

Enterprise emissions reduction investment fund - energy monitoring and tracking systems

Capability Development

Funding and Grants

Become more sustainable

Start-up

SME

Large company

Digital Discovery

Capability Development

Funding and Grants

Become more competitive

SME

Start-up

Develop a roadmap for digital transition 

Exploring innovation

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Start-up

SME

Large company

Expand your business

Grow internationally

Become more innovative

Develop a research and development strategy

GreenPlus

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Start-up

SME

Large company

Become more sustainable

Go Green with expert help and up to €50,000 in funding

Go Global for Growth

Capability Development

Expand your business

Become more innovative

Large company

SME

Start-up

Create an international growth action plan  

Evolve strategic planning

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Start-up

SME

Large company

Market Access

Develop a strategic response plan for business disruption

GreenStart

Capability Development

Funding and Grants

Become more sustainable

Start-up

SME

Start your sustainability journey

Innovation Partnership Programme

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Large company

Researcher

Access research and innovation expertise with funding of up to €200,000

International Selling Programme

Capability Development

Grow internationally

Enhance sales & marketing

Start-up

SME

Large company

A 9-month course to accelerate international growth

Key Manager Support

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

Start-up

SME

Large company

Attract senior leadership talent with funding of up to €150,000 

Leadership 4 Growth

Capability Development

Expand your business

Become more competitive

SME

Start-up

Overseas senior leadership training for global growth 

IP Plus

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Large company

Innovation is essential for economic growth and job creation.

IP Start

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Become more innovative

SME

Large company

Start-up

Become more competitive

Innovation is essential for economic growth and job creation.

IPO Strategic Finance Programme 2022

Capability Development

Become more competitive

Expand your business

Large company

SME

Start-up

A 6-month course to prepare for IPO 

Market Discovery Fund

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

Start-up

SME

Large company

Market Access

Enhance sales & marketing

Develop market entry strategies with funding of up to €150,000

Standard Mentor Assignment

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

SME

Start-up

Ten sessions with an experienced mentor, for new founders  

Masterclass in Market Intelligence

Capability Development

Become more competitive

Become more innovative

Grow internationally

SME

Start-up

A 3-day course to evolve your sales and marketing approach 

Regional Development Feasibility Fund

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

SME

Deliver regional impact with sectoral projects and initiatives

Spotlight on Skills

Capability Development

Expand your business

Become more competitive

Become more innovative

SME

Start-up

A one-day course for Senior Managers to identify critical skills for business growth

Enter the Eurozone

Market Access

Grow internationally

Become more competitive

Large company

SME

Start-up

Digital Process Innovation

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Start-up

SME

Large company

Become more competitive

Introduce new technology and digital processes with funding of up to €150,000  

LeanPlus

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

SME

Large company

Become more competitive

Boost productivity with lean training and funding of up to €50,000 

LeanStart

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

SME

Large company

Become more competitive

Start your digital journey with lean tools and techniques

Innovation for Growth

Become more competitive

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Capability Development

Senior leadership coaching and masterclasses for future innovation

Smart Regions Enterprise Innovation Fund

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Start-up

SME

Large company

Drive jobs and enterprise development throughout Ireland

Capital Funding Support

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

SME

Against a development plan to increase international trade through improving productivity and competitiveness.

Employment Funding Support

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

SME

Against a development plan to increase employment

Innovation Voucher

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Researcher

Explore innovative solutions to business challenges

Research, Development & Innovation Fund

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Large company

Develop new products, services and processes

Online Retail Scheme

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Become more competitive

Enhance sales & marketing

Large company

SME

Start-up

Develop a competitive online offer to increase your customer base

GradStart

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Start-up

SME

Large company

Compete for innovative graduate talent

Training Funding Support

SME

Large company

Become more competitive

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Invest in training of management and staff in order to increase company competitiveness.

Operational Excellence

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

SME

Large company

Become more competitive

Invest in a large-scale transformation project

Climate Action Voucher

Capability Development

Start-up

SME

Large company

Become more sustainable

Funding and Grants

Kickstart your sustainability journey  

Strategic Marketing Review (SMR)

Funding and Grants

Capability Development

Market Access

Grow internationally

Enhance sales & marketing

SME

5 or 10 day senior management programme to develop strategic roadmap  

Eureka - Innowwide

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Large company

Funding and Grants

Innowwide is a market feasibility programme supported by the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs.

Eureka - Eurostars

Capability Development

Expand your business

Grow internationally

Become more innovative

Start-up

SME

Large company

Funding and Grants

Eurostars is part of the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs.

Energy and Environmental Aid

Funding and Grants

SME

Large company

Become more sustainable

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