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Market Discovery Fund

Carry out market research and develop a plan to enter new markets

Enterprise Ireland's Market Discovery Fund is an export development grant that supports businesses who are looking to explore new market opportunities.

Who is it for?

You might be eligible if: 

  • You are an existing Enterprise Ireland (EI) client  
  • You are a potential EI client operating a small to medium or large business
  • You have been trading for 5+ years with annual revenues of at least €500K 

Eligibility is subject to terms and conditions.

What do you get?

  • 50% of your costs covered, up to a maximum of €150,000 
  • There are four levels of funding available depending on your company’s size and number of employees

What can it be used for?

  • Covering internal and external costs of researching new markets and identifying new customers
  • Projects may be up to 18 months long
  • Grant support can be used to cover a wide range of expenses including salaries and overheads, overseas travel, rental of office space

Get in touch

If this sounds like the right support for your business, call our dedicated hub for more details on how to apply.

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