Digital Innovation Funding for Irish Companies
We have become aware of funding for Irish companies to improve operations and wanted to let you know about it.
To help Irish companies stay ahead of the competition in a rapidly evolving business landscape Enterprise Ireland has introduced the Operational Excellence Offer.
Digital Process Innovation
The aim of the offer is to support established companies (SME and Large) to address their competitive challenges and growth opportunities through a transformation project that would include investment in:
Digital Process Innovation: the implementation of new and innovative production, delivery or organisational methods
Capital equipment, including investment in digitalisation
Capability building through training in Lean, Leadership, Innovation and Digitalisation
Under Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) (2021-2026), projects supporting the digital and climate transition of enterprise are being funded through the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility.
This covers projects that will:
- facilitate emissions reductions, or
- support the digital transformation of the company, driving increased adoption and diffusion of digital technology
Applicable Expenditure and Grant Rates
Source: Enterprise Ireland
How does the Operational Excellence offer apply to Skylark software?
The digital transformation of operational control processes - Digital process innovation and automation involves a significant change in how the company does business i.e. gains operational efficiencies, improves compliance, mitigates risk
Software licences are considered a capital asset and therefore an expenditure item - 10-35% funding available
External training as part of the Skylark implementation process - 50% funding available
Full details on Operational Excellence funding from Enterprise Ireland
Including eligibility and application forms