Intertrade Ireland Supports

Intertrade Ireland Programmes (Acumen, Focus, & Fusion)



The InterTradeIreland Acumen Programme is a cross-border business development programme designed by InterTrade Ireland to stimulate cross-border trade amongst small and medium enterprises in both parts of Ireland. The programme concentrates exclusively on stimulating cross-border trade by assisting individual SMEs with tailored consultancy and salary support mechanisms for market builders, in cross border markets in Ireland. The programme is available to eligible companies, (Manufacturing and Internationally Tradable Services) across the Island, subject to availability of funding. It does this in three ways:

  • Consultancy;
  • Sales Salary Support &
  • Prospector.

For more information on this programme go to


Focus is an all island strategic marketing and sales initiative. The project is now rolling out following a successful pilot phase. The initiative is regarded as a network enabling tool and facilitates partnerships and projects between: Companies; private sector business, on an island wide basis Graduates; Degree / Diploma holders with a strategic marketing bias Sales Consultants; experienced sales and marketing advisors For further information on the initiative please see 


FUSION is InterTradeIreland's all-island technology transfer initiative that gives companies access to the wealth of expertise and facilities in our universities and colleges across the island of Ireland, allowing them to make strategic advances in innovation and capability.

For Further Information on these and other supports see