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Overview of Government Supports

Businesses may not be aware of all of the Government supports that are available to them, and that is why the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has produced a new report titled Overview of Government Supports for Indigenous Business, which sets out the Government supports available to develop and build capacity in indigenous enterprises across Ireland, delivered through a network of bodies with a wide reach into urban and rural localities.

In addition to supports for start-ups and developing businesses, the report sets out supports that incentivise research, development and innovation, supports for regional businesses and supports that address informational, technical and skills gaps in SME businesses. Brexit is recognised as a significant issue for all firms, and to this end, the report highlights the networks, structures and supports that have been put in place for indigenous local businesses in identifying key risk areas and in facilitating the practical actions to be taken in response to the UK's exit from the EU.

Read here Overview of Government Supports for Indigenous Business

Mapping of the Support Environment for Entrepreneurs is a directory compiling over 850 public and private sector supports for small businesses and start ups including co-working spaces, accelerators, and mentoring and networking opportunities.The below document lists both State and non-State supports for entrepreneurs. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all supports. Instead, it is a living document that will allow amendments and additions. 

Read here Mapping of Supports.xlsx (size 255.9 KB)