Agile Innovation Fund

The new Agile Innovation Fund

Responding to the threats and opportunities posed by Brexit demands innovation - products, services and processes need to be tailored and improved for international markets before opportunities are lost to the competition or changing conditions.

Enterprise Ireland’s new Agile Innovation Fund, which is open to clients of Local Enterprise Offices, allows companies to access up to 50% in support of innovation projects with a total cost of up to €300,000 – with fast-track approval.

So you can engage in the innovation activity necessary to make your international growth ambitions reality.

Why Choose the Agile Innovation Fund?

The benefits of choosing the Agile Innovation Fund include:

  • Helps companies in sectors with rapid design cycles keep their advantage by offering an online application and Fast-Track-Approval process
  • Companies can access up to 50% funding, where the grant requested is < €150k (total project cost < €300k)
  • The Fund is open to Enterprise Ireland clients and non-Enterprise Ireland clients, and applications may be submitted at anytime 

Business Innovation

  • Business Innovation projects are also eligible to apply under Agile Innovation
  • Business Innovation projects aim to put in place a new service-delivery, production-method or a change to the business model of the company

Am I Eligible? 

You are eligible to apply for Agile Innovation Funding, if:

  • Your company is an Irish based manufacturing or internationally traded services company
  • You can show adequate cash resources to implement the proposed RD&I project

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