Local enterprise office financial supports are targeted at projects in manufacturing and internationally traded services sectors employing ten or less people. To qualify for grant aid the promoters must demonstrate that:
Projects will not be assisted where projects are :
If a project does not qualify for grant aid, it may still avail of other assistance. In fact, a wide range of non-financial supports are available to businesses regardless of whether or not they qualify for grant assistance. These services are geared specifically to the needs of small Wicklow-based businesses. These include advice, information and management training.
The first step in any financial assistance application is to speak to a representative of Wicklow Local Enterprise Office. Please phone (0404) 30800 or email email@example.com and we can arrange a meeting for you with one of our business advisors in our weekly clinics to discuss your proposal in confidence and determine the eligibility of your project.
A number of supports may be applicable to support you with new product development. Please phone (0404) 30800 to schedule an appointment with one of our business advisors in our weekly business advice clinics who can advise on your specific circumstances.
Current available supports include:
The Trading Online Voucher scheme is run by Local Enterprise offices and covers 50% of the cost of new e-commerce websites