Enterprise Ireland Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) Fund

The Enterprise Ireland Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) Fund supports the development of new or substantially improved products, services or processes which will have a competitive advantage in a company’s target market.

The development must involve;

  • the resolution of some technical challenges,
  • be non-routine and;
  • represent a ‘step-up’ for the company in terms of the level of RD&I capability.

Enterprise Ireland funding to support companies is provided against an agreed company growth plan. Please contact your Development Adviser or the Client Relationship Team to discuss your project and see how Enterprise Ireland can work with you to ensure your company gets the most from any financial support.

Eligible Companies

  • All registered companies that are trading with positive EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortisation).
  • For companies who are not EBITDA positive contact your Business Adviser in the relevant Development Agency.

Eligible Costs

Dependent on a company size and inclusion of collaboration