Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters (TAME) Grant
What is the Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters (TAME) grant?
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What Can the Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters Be Used for?
- Attend international trade fairs and shows to expand your business reach.
- Participate in trade networking events hosted by Enterprise Europe Network to connect with potential partners and customers.
- Explore new export markets through targeted marketing efforts.
- Translate existing marketing materials, such as websites and brochures, to reach a wider audience.
- Develop a new website specifically for an overseas market to showcase your products and services.
- Create new marketing materials tailored to a specific overseas market to increase your visibility and appeal.
- Investigate new internal or external processes to enhance your export business and stay ahead of the competition.
- Eligible travel expenses for overseas trips include economy air/ferry or rail fares, mileage (at 60 cents per kilometre) or economy car rental (mileage cannot be claimed for car rental).
- Travel and subsistence expenses are subject to the maximum limits set by LEO Dublin City, with economy flight costs included.
- It is important to note that expenses incurred prior to the application are not eligible for reimbursement.
- All applications must be submitted in typed form. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.
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Is Your Business Eligible for the Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters (TAME) grant?
- Have less than 10 full-time employees
- Operate in the commercial sphere
- Demonstrate a market for your proposed product/service
- Engage in manufacturing or internationally traded services
- Not have received any funding for your proposal from any other source
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What Are the Reimbursement Conditions?
- The grant covers up to 50% of eligible costs (excluding VAT) with a maximum cumulative value of €2,500 per calendar year.
- Applications must be made prior to incurring any expenditures, and payments for approved projects will be made upon receipt of proof of payment for all approved expenses.
- Successful applicants have a maximum of 12 months from the date of the letter of offer or 2 months from the date of attendance at the approved trade fair to draw down the funding offer.
- Any approved amount not drawn down by the applicable date will be automatically decommitted.
- It is recommended to consult with an Enterprise Ireland Mentor in the development of your export/marketing plan.