Enterprise Ireland and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation are working in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Offices, NSAI and HSA to get Irish businesses Brexit ready with a range of supports.
The supports highlighted with ** are available to all Irish businesses.
Supports marked ** are available to all SME businesses registered in Ireland.
Supports marked * are available to both Enterprise Ireland and LEO supported companies.
Ready for Customs Grant
Brexit Readiness Checker
The Brexit Readiness Checker can help your business assess its current Brexit readiness across areas such as Customs and Finance.
Once complete, you will receive a tailored report outlining the key focus areas and available resources to support your action plan.
Brexit: Act On Initiative
Be Prepared Grant
Brexit Scorecard **
Online Customs Insights Course **
Agile Innovation Fund *
The key benefit of this support is that it provides access up to 50% towards innovation projects with a total cost of up to €300,000.
Strategic Consultancy Grant
Market Discovery Fund
By providing funding to hire consultants with in-depth knowledge of the target market, businesses can determine barriers to entry, assess the competitive landscape and identify opportunities. This support also enables companies to carry out market research and develop an effective strategy
Operational Excellence Offer
LEO | Local Enterprise Offices
Download the LEO guide to Brexit Supports
LEAN for Micro
Technical Assistance for Micro-Exporters (TAME) Grant
Trading Online Voucher Scheme
- Priming Grants*
- Business Expansion Grants*
- Feasibility Study Grants*
*Further eligibility criteria apply.
Microfinance Loans (through Microfinance Ireland)
Enterprise Europe Network
Brexit: Planning Voucher **
Brexit: Implementation Voucher **
Tariff Checker **
Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland
SBCI Brexit Loan Scheme
Approval of loans are subject to AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank credit policies and procedures.
HSA | Health & Safety Authority
Chemicals Helpdesk **
NSAI | National Standards Authority of Ireland
Certification, Standards and Metrology Advisory Service **
Clear Customs **
Clear Customs is a free, virtual training initiative to support Irish businesses build capacity to deal with additional customs requirements after Jan 1st. Developed by Skillnet Ireland and delivered by CILT Skillnet, the programme was designed in collaboration with industry bodies in the trade and logistics sector, and is run in conjunction with the Government’s ‘Getting Ireland Brexit Ready’ campaign. Participants that successfully complete the programme will be eligible for a QQI Level 6 Certificate in Customs Clearance Procedures awarded by IT Carlow.