€200,000 Fund for Midlands and Mid-East Region

18th December 2015

Posted In: FYI

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, announced a new Enterprise Ireland €200,000 Competitive Feasibility Fund for the Midlands and Mid-East Region.

The Fund, which can provide up to €25,000 to successful applicants, is aimed at stimulating innovative start-ups and creating jobs and growth in the region.

It will open for applications from entrepreneurs and early stage start-up companies in counties Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Kildare, Meath and Wicklow, on January 11th 2016 and will close at 3pm on January 25th 2016.

The purpose of the Competitive Feasibility Fund is to enable a promoter to assess the viability and the market potential of their business idea. Through the Fund, Enterprise Ireland is seeking to support business ideas that are likely to achieve exports and significant growth within three to four years, with sales of €1 million+ per annum and employment of 10 or more.

(Pictured L-R: Alma Jordan AgriKids;  An Taoiseach Enda Kenny; Tom Hayes, Enterprise Ireland; Emer Cooney, Hyrasure.)