The supports listed here are suitable for businesses starting up or developing with ten or more employees (or that will grow to have 10 or more employees in the near future).
Enterprise Ireland (EI)
EI work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. It is the best place to start if any of the following apply to your business:
- More than 10 employees or will shortly grow to 10 or more
- Innovative or high-potential start-up (HPSU)
- Export potential
T: +353 (O)1 727 2000
Údarás na Gaeltachta
Údarás na Gaeltachta encourages investment through a range of generous financial and non-financial incentives for new and existing enterprises in Gaeltacht regions such as Gaeltacht na nDéise (An Rinn & An Sean Phobal) in County Waterford.
T: +353 (0)91 503100
SEBIC - South East Business Innovation Centre
SEBIC supports the generation and development of new innovative enterprises and assists existing SMEs to innovate and expand. They provide:
- High quality specialised business consultancy
- Active incubation
The SEBIC team works closely with other local, regional, national enterprise support agencies and has international connections, particularly in Europe, through its membership of the European BIC Network .
T: 353 (0))51 356300
Waterford Leader Partnership (WLP)
WLP offers economic, social and cultural services to small businesses, community groups and individuals. LEADER is a community led rural development initiative delivered by WLP that provides funding in four main areas:
- Rural Tourism
- Enterprise Development
- Rural Towns
- Broadband Access
T: +353 (0)58 54646