Agile Innovation

The Agile Innovation Fund supports the development of new or substantially improved products, services or processes, where the total project cost is less than €300,000. It features a streamlined online application form with fast track approval.

Who is it for?

Companies who are;

  • new to R&D
  • operating in short, product life cycles
  • undertaking small/short projects

If your Development Executive instructs you that this is an ERDF project, click on ERDF Information for Clients.

Grant Rates & Support

Grant rates 25% to 50% – dependent on a company size and inclusion of collaboration (for collaborative rates see our Guidelines for Companies document under Further Information below);

Grant support is provided for Projects up to €300,000.

Rátaí & Tacaíocht DeontaisComhlachtaí BeagaComhlachtaí MeánmhéideComhlachtaí MóraDeontas Uasta
Tionscadail T&F45%35%25%€150,000
Tionscadail Nuálaíochta Gnó 50%50%50%€150,000

Eligible Companies

All registered companies that are trading with positive EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortisation).

Eligible Costs

  • Existing staff costs / New staff costs
  • Overheads
  • Materials
  • Consultancy
  • Travel & Subsistence
  • Certification and clinical trials

How do I apply?

All applications for funding should be discussed with your Údarás na Gaeltachta Development Executive prior to submission.