The EPA Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy Grant – Closing Date 19th July 2022

The EPA annual funding call to support innovators in Ireland to develop, demonstrate and implement circular economy approaches in their business models is now open with a fund worth €650k. Applications for funding in the range of €50k-€100k are invited, to support Irish businesses develop circular solutions in product and service design, production, distribution and use of resources (including resources and raw materials). The fund is aimed at innovative projects targeting the area of Packaging, Plastics, Textiles, Construction & buildings, Food, water & nutrients; Electronics & ICT and Batteries & vehicles. Circular business models contribute to a climate-neutral, resource-efficient economy, but also offer competitive opportunities, and appeal to customers and consumers looking for sustainable options.  The maximum amount of funding available is €100,000 per grant award. Grant aid is provided on a shared cost contribution basis, from 25%-95% of the total eligible project costs incurred.

Relevant Dates:

Friday 10th June 2022    Call opening

Wednesday 22nd June 2022        EPA webinar for potential applicants. Register via cep@epa.ie

Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 17:00 GMT     Deadline for technical queries

Tuesday 19th July 2022 at 17:00 GMT     Deadline for submission of applications

Link for further information and to apply  https://www.epa.ie/our-services/research/epa–research-funding/epa-green-enterprise-scheme/