This Grant Scheme seeks to support SMEs through the provision of non-repayable Grants in the form of a lump sum to part-finance a business report procured from external Consultancy Service Providers which are registered with the IB and which are autonomous and unrelated to the Beneficiary Undertaking.
External consultancy services shall be procured to support the decision-taking process, by providing:
- Process and Systems Review aimed at rendering the Undertaking potentially more efficient; or
- Business Plan addressing the proposed investment initiatives, aimed at rendering the Undertaking potentially more competitive.
GRANT VALUE IS SET AT A LUMP SUM OF €4,000 (REPRESENTING AN AID INTENSITY OF 80% OF THE ELIGIBLE COSTS)
NEXT CUT-OFF DATE: December 15, 2023 – Noon
FURTHER ANNOUNCED CUT-OFF DATES:
|DECEMBER 15, 2023||DECEMBER 29, 2023||JANUARY 15, 2024|
|JANUARY 31, 2024||FEBRUARY 15, 2024||FEBRUARY 29, 2024||MARCH 15, 2024|
|MARCH 28, 2024||APRIL 15, 2024||APRIL 30, 2024||MAY 17, 2024|
|MAY 31, 2024||JUN 14, 2024||JUN 28, 2024|
Documents related to Business Reports for SMEs can be found below:
The link to submit an application may be found here.