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Business schemes available - 173
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Access to Work (NI)

Support for employers who wish to recruit or retain people with disabilities in employment.

Department for Communities (DfC)
Business Health Check

Business Heath Check is available to Invest NI customers and will confirm your business’s strengths, highlight development areas and gives your business a real insight into how to maximize business performance.

Invest Northern Ireland
Short Rotation Coppice Scheme - Northern Ireland

Grants for farmers to establish short rotation coppices, eg willow, to be harvested as a renewable energy source.

Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA)
Intellectual property: advice and guidance

Advice and guidance on intellectual property protection issues for companies based in Northern Ireland. Eligible businesses can also get financial assistance to carry out an Intellectual Asset Management Audit and to protect patents, trademarks, design registration and licensing agreements.

Invest Northern Ireland
UCIT Loan Finance

Loans for third sector organisations, including community groups, charities, sports clubs and social enterprises in Northern Ireland. 

Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT)
Northern Ireland Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre

Support for businesses to co-locate with academic staff from the Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast to work collaboratively to develop innovative technology solutions.

Invest Northern Ireland
ICT Advisory Services

Tailored ICT advice for businesses with the aim of improving efficiency, reducing costs and exploiting export markets through online selling.

Invest Northern Ireland
Industrial Symbiosis Service

Advice on how one business's waste or excess resources can be used by other businesses. Practitioners work with businesses providing advice, support and guidance on resource efficiency, legislation and waste management.

Invest Northern Ireland
Property searches and assistance

Search an online database of private and public sector properties. Bespoke searches and property visits are available for qualifying businesses, both Invest NI customers and potential investors. In certain circumstances financial assistance may be made available to help these customers with elements of the cost of the construction of their properties.

Invest Northern Ireland
Resource Efficiency Advice and Technical Consultancy Service

Impartial advice and information to help the wider business community achieve operational cost savings in energy, water, waste and raw materials, and which will increase turnover in sustainable energy supply chains.

Invest Northern Ireland