Take your innovation
to the next level

Access €5000 worth of support with innovation vouchers

Innovation is essential if you want to stay ahead in competitive and fast-changing markets. But, you might lack the time or know-how to develop the types of innovative solutions that could set your business apart. That’s where Innovation Vouchers from Enterprise Ireland come in.

Each Innovation Voucher gives you €5,000 worth of time with an expert, third-level researcher to help you tease out an idea, develop a new product, or crack an important business challenge.

Vouchers can be used for any innovation, such as:

  • New product or process development
  • New business model development
  • New service delivery and customer interface
  • Tailored innovation management training
  • Innovation or technology audit

Innovation Voucher Benefits

Expert Support & Advice

The vouchers provide an opportunity to partner with the best of from Ireland’s top third-level institutions and research centres.

Establish Your Innovation Network

The vouchers open the providers, building links between you and third-level researchers that could yield substantial benefits in the future.

Focus on What You Do Best

Concentrate on running your business while third-level experts develop innovative solutions to propel your company to the next level.

Your Researcher Network

Your Innovation Voucher can be exchanged for support through any Institute of Technology, University or publicly-funded research organisation registered with Enterprise Ireland.

A full list of all participating knowledge providers can be found at

Who can apply?

Innovation vouchers are available to businesses that meet the following criteria:

  • Small or medium sized businesses across a full range of sectors (excluding agriculture)
  • Companies with less than 250 full-time employees within the company (or entire group)
  • An annual turnover total not exceeding €50m and/or an annual Balance Sheet total not exceeding €43m.

Click here for more information on Innovation
Vouchers and how to apply