Feasibility Grant

Feasibility grants are designed to assist the promoter with researching market demand for a product or service and examining its sustainability. It includes assistance with innovation including specific consultancy requirements, hiring of expertise from third level colleges private specialists, design, patent costs, and prototype development.

The maximum Feasibility / Innovation Grant payable for the S&E Region shall be 50% of the investment or €15,000 whichever is the lesser.

Expenditure may be considered under the following headings:

  • Innovation Costs
  • Own Labour Research
  • Consultancy Costs
  • Miscellaneous Costs

Application Process

Applications are considered on a case by case basis. Before submitting an application, you need to complete a Grant Expression of Interest Form, so we can assess your needs. A member of our office will be in contact with you to discuss the next steps.

Grant Expression of Interest Form

Please note you do not have to complete the form in one sitting, you have the option to save and return to the form.