Enterprise Ireland Funding & Grants

Enterprise Ireland offers a range of supports to business tailored to suit your stage of development and your specific funding needs. Evolusion can help you access these supports by using our experience and familiarity with the general requirements of Local Enterprise Offices (previously Enterprise Boards) and Enterprise Ireland. We will provide advice in relation to developing a plan of action, recommend appropriate grants for which your business may be eligible, and assist in the completion and submission of the application. A Business Plan will generally be required, with financial projections for a thee year peiod, and Evolusion can prepre this Business Plan fo you. 

Assistance that may be available depends on the stage of development of your company. 



  • Have a Start-up Idea - If you have a new business idea, you may qualify for funding and supports from Enterprise Ireland or your local County Enterprise Board.

  • High Potential Start-up (HPSU) Funding - HPSUs are start-up businesses with the potential to develop an innovative product or service for sale on international markets and the potential to create 10 jobs and €1m in sales within 3 to 4 years of starting up.

  • Established SME Funding (> 10 employees)An Established SME client is a company that is not a HPSU client, has an established trading record, the company (or its group of companies) employs between 10 and 250 employees, has either an annual turnover of less than €50m or an annual balance sheet of less than €43m.

  • Large Company Funding (> 250 employees)A large company is a company that employs greater than 250 employees, has either an annual turnover of greater than €50m or an annual balance sheet of greater than €43m.

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