Seafood Processing Capital Investment Scheme

Apply for grant assistance with capital investment projects that seek to reduce energy costs, improve safety, health, quality, hygiene, and traceability; and add value through processing, presentation, and packaging.

The Seafood Processing Capital Investment Scheme is established under Union Priority 5 (Marketing and Processing) of Ireland’s Operational Programme under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014 – 2020, co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Commission.

Who is Eligible Who is Eligible


In order to be considered for aid under the scheme, the following criteria will apply:

Note: Beneficiaries may only have one active project under this Scheme. BIM will not accept a new project application from a beneficiary under the Seafood Capital Investment Scheme while previously approved projects are outstanding.

What is Funded What is Funded

Eligible costs will include capital investments:

Please see your brochure for full information on grant criteria.

Amounts Granted Amounts Granted

A maximum eligible cost of €3 million applies with grant rates of:

Applicants may include a mix of both primary and secondary grant types.

Note: The actual amount of grant awarded will be at the discretion of the Board.


How to Apply How to Apply


Apply Online

Apply online at


Download the Getting Started Guide

Click here to download the ‘Getting Started with the BIM online Grants System Guide.’

For more information contact:

Investment Administrator

Catherine Collins