Building a Craft & Design Enterprise Programme 2020

Building a Craft & Design Enterprise Programme 2020

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The Design & Crafts Council Ireland and Cork LEOs are seeking ambitious, creative, established enterprises, that wish to inject new ideas and approaches to product development into their practice. 

This unique programme will be run over 7 months and 7 workshops, to help you boost your product into new markets, and includes a London Research Trip Collector Show in September 2020.

Over the 7 workshops, you will:

  • Enhance your product and design
  • Develop your branding
  • Cost and promote your product in the market
  • Research future markets

What can you expect from the programme?

  • Awareness of Future Trends
  • A move towards new products and ranges for growth
  • Tools you can use for future product development
  • Strategies for getting your product to new markets & increasing market share

Eligibility and Conditions

  • Businesses must be trading for a minimum of 18 months
  • The fee is €250, and heavily subsidised by the Local Enterprise Office for the remainder
  • The cost of the London Research Trip is in addition to this fee - participants are advised to apply for a TAME Grant to cover the cost of this trip
  • Dates may be subject to slight change and venues will be confirmed before the programme commences
  • Potential candidates can email in confidence with any questions

Please download the attached brochure and application form for further information

Closing Date for Applications is 5pm, Friday 14th February 2020

Application Form           Full Brochure