Is my business eligible for support?
Small and medium sized enterprises (subject to certain criteria) are eligible for financial support - mainly those in, or servicing the manufacturing sector, though applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
SMEs employing less than 250 people with either a turnover not exceeding €50 million or a balance sheet not exceeding €43 million across the 5 countries are eligible.
What business sectors are eligible?
A wide range of business sectors are eligible including: marine, energy, engineering, manufacturing, innovation, tourism & leisure, knowledge economy, creative & media services, auto-components, construction, transport, community & social enterprise, food and other general business services
What business sectors are ineligible?
Retail, agriculture, forestry, fishing, health services, local social welfare services and training activities are ineligible for this particular scheme.