Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters

The provision of Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters’ Grant (TAME) will enable clients to explore and develop new market opportunities. 

Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters’ Grants will part-fund the costs that can be incurred in investigating and researching export markets, e.g. exhibiting at Trade Fairs, preparing marketing material and developing websites specifically targeting overseas markets. These grants should increase the numbers of LEO clients developing new export opportunities.  

Eligible Expenditure Categories: 

  • Participation at trade fairs and shows covering Trade Show Exhibitor costs including rental/fees relating to space/stands; *
  • Participation at international trade networking events organised through the Enterprise Europe Network;
  • Development of specific Marketing Materials aimed at exploring new export markets;
  • Translation, e.g. of existing material (booklets, webpages, etc. for export markets);
  • Development of export related websites; 
  • Investigation of new internal or external processes to develop export business, e.g. new business model or the carrying out of non-regulatory technical requirements;
    *Note -   Economy Flight Costs are eligible with other travel and subsistence costs subject to the Local Enterprise Office maximum limits.

How Do I Apply?

If you are interested in applying for a TAME Grant you should firstly check the criteria for assistance to see if your business qualifies for funding (if you are unsure please contact us). You should then complete the TAME Grant Application form through our online applications system here.

Please contact us in advance of submitting the documents to discuss your application.