Capital Call 2019

Enterprise Ireland – Institutes of Technology

Enterprise Ireland is pleased to announce a call for applications from the Institutes of Technology (including TU Dublin) for a new Capital Equipment Fund. Applications should be made using this form (link downloads a Word document) and should be received before the closing date of 22nd March 2019 to be eligible.

The purpose of the funding is to increase the levels of interaction between the IoTs and industry in Ireland, so the intended outcomes should include but not be limited to:

  • More companies engaging in R&D
  • Pilot manufacturing capability for new product/process development
  • Enhanced technology validation and testing capabilities
  • Testbed generation
  • Enhanced training potential for key industry staff on emerging technologies

Eligibility Criteria

  • The call is restricted to the IoT sector (including TU Dublin)
  • The successful proposal must possess a strong track record of industry engagement and demonstrate a significant industrial need for the new equipment
  • The host institute must provide space for the equipment and confirm they will insure, service and maintain the equipment according to international standards
  • Individual applications will be restricted to sums greater than €25,000 and less than €250,000 (more costly items may be considered on an exceptional basis)

Closing Date for Applications

The closing date for applications is 3 pm on Friday, 22nd of March 2019.

For additional information please contact mark.whelan@enterprise-ireland.com