€50k Marine and Agri Competitive Start Fund, Call Now Open

 €50k Competitive Start Fund, Call Now Open

CSF Marine and Agri 2018

Marine & Agritech- CSF

This call for applications focuses on the Marine & Agtech Sectors and is open to applications active in these sectors including the following sub sectors:

•         Marine Sector: boat and infrastructure building, marine renewable energy, bio-pharma opportunities, sensors and IOT applications, financial services associated with the sector, components, composite repair, parts manufacture, marine services, other engineering and technical activities.

•         Agtech Sector: Individual technologies or a combination of technologies related to farm equipment, weather, seed optimization, fertilizer and crop inputs, irrigation, remote sensing (including drones), farm management, and agricultural big data.

What is the maximum funding available?

The selected companies will receive a maximum investment of €50,000 for a 10% ordinary equity stake in the start-up company. The investment shall be released in two equal tranches. The Company will be required to secure additional equity investment of €5,000, from promoters or external investees, prior to the release of EI’s first tranche.

What is the call close date?

This call for applications will close on Tuesday 24th July at 3pm.

How do companies apply?

Applications must be made through the Enterprise Ireland online application system.

For more information:

Log on to: www.enterprise-ireland.com/CSFMarineAgritech

email: csf@enterprise-ireland.com

Ring the dedicated Help Line: 01 727 2202