Innovation Vouchers

The next call for innovation vouchers will open on Wednesday the 6th May, 2015 and close on Wednesday 20th May, 2015 at 3pm.

The latest schedule for open voucher calls is available on our website at

Please note that the voucher programme is open to medium sized companies (SMEs) as well as small companies during the next call. This pilot initiative will run for the first 6 months of 2015 and includes our next open call in May 2015.

Small and medium-sized Company Definition (SME) : For the purposes of the Innovation Voucher Initiative, a small and medium-sized  Enterprise is defined as a company or (if part of a group) a group of companies where the total number of full-time employees in the company (or the entire group) is less than 250 and has an annual turnover total not exceeding €50m and/or an annual Balance Sheet total not exceeding €43m. (Exclusions: companies in the agricultural sector are excluded in line with State aid guidelines).

The option to apply for a 50-50 co-funded voucher is available all year round. Further details on how to apply etc is available on our website.

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