IMaR have helped many companies, since its formation in 2013, utilising funding mechanisms with Enterprise Ireland to successfully avail of grant funding in the form of Innovation Vouchers, Innovation Feasibility Studies, Innovation Partnerships and Horizon 2020 – EU Funding Support.

Innovation Vouchers

  • SMEs can spend their €5,000 vouchers at IMaR Technology Gateway in exchange for innovative solutions to small business challenges
  • Up to 3 vouchers (one co-funded) available to your company
  • Each voucher is valid for 1 year
  • VAT is payable at a rate of 23% on an innovation voucher

Innovation Partnership Feasibility Study

  • This study is fully funded by Enterprise Ireland
  • It is a collaborative research project between IMaR and the applicant company
  • Available to solve real technical issues and new product/service development

Innovation Partnerships

  • Supports collaborative research projects between IMaR and the applicant company
  • Proposal process and administration of the project is managed by the IMaR research team
  • Up to the value of €200,000.00 may be funded Partnership duration is 2 years
  • Case by Case funding
  • Contribution rate of 65-80% available SME’s & Large Companies

Horizon 2020: The SME’s Instrument – EU Funding Support

  • Up to €3 billion funding available from 2014- 2020
  • SME’s Business Innovations Grants for:
    • Feasibility assessment purpose: €50,000.00 per project/70% of total project cost
    • Innovation Development demonstration purpose: €500,000 – €2.5 million/70% of project total cost
    • Free of charge business coaching
    • Access to a wide range of innovation support services and facilitated access to risk finance.

    The IMaR team have acquired great experience working with companies to solve real technical challenges and innovative new product / service development. A combination of IMaRs technical skills with your business acumen will produce results/technical solutions effectively and efficiently.