Funded Supports

Pre-Seed Start Fund

Support Range: €50k or €100k

Support Type: Convertible Loan Note Investment

In addition to the investment, successful applicants will be supported by an Enterprise Ireland Development Advisor and can avail of a range of Start–up support from Enterprise Ireland including 10 mentoring sessions with a mentor from the Enterprise Ireland panel of mentors, access to the Enterprise Ireland Market Research Centre/market insights and appropriate other services to support the development of the business

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Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are an excellent way for companies to avail of research expertise at IT Carlow order to explore a business opportunity or problem or develop a solution or product.

The Innovation Vouchers initiative is open to all small and medium-sized limited companies registered in Ireland. Small and medium-sized companies may make use of a maximum of four vouchers, one of which must be a 50-50 co-funded voucher.

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Enterprise Ireland Innovation Partnership Programme

The Innovation Partnership Programme can provide up to 80% of the cost of research work towards the development of new and improved products, processes or services, or generate new knowledge and know-how.

The applicant must be a registered client of one of the following state development agencies: Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland, Local Enterprise Office, Údarás na Gaeltachta.

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