Business support finder

Business schemes available - 189
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Entry to Management

Graduate development programme that matches graduates with local employers. The graduate gains experience in a management role while delivering on a specific business improvement project, injecting new ideas and results into the business.

Department for the Economy (DfE)
Employability East Belfast

Employment and training programme to assist long term unemployed in East Belfast develop pathways into employment. Businesses are invited to provide a work placement which will be funded by The Executive Office.

The Executive Office
Solex exhibition support

Financial assistance toward eligible expenditure for NI businesses to take exhibition space at events outside NI.

Invest Northern Ireland
Horizon 2020

EU Research and Innovation programme to help businesses drive economic growth and create jobs to secure Europe's global competitiveness. There is nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years (2014 to 2020).

Invest Northern Ireland
The Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy

£5 million research grant to fund collaborative R&D projects for businesses in partnership with academics at Queen’s University Belfast, University of Ulster and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute.

Invest Northern Ireland
Digital First Programme

Support programme to help Mid Ulster businesses to develop digital platforms, improve customer engagement and grow their business online.

Mid Ulster District Council
Flexible Workspace Loan Scheme

Loan scheme for property developers refurbishing existing buildings or new build start-up and early stage grow-on workspace across Northern Ireland.

Invest Northern Ireland
Open Data NI Innovation and Outreach Fund

£30,000 Innovation and Outreach Fund to encourage the use of open data.

Department of Finance (DOF)
Rural Business Development Grant

Capital grants up to a maximum of 50 per cent grant rate are available to existing micro-enterprises based in a rural area to support them to sustain or grow.

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
Management Knowledge Transfer Partnership (MKTP)

Support to create a dynamic three-way partnership between your company, a team of academic experts and a skilled graduate. The focus of a MKTP is specifically on increasing effectiveness and improving results through better management practices.

Invest Northern Ireland