Seafood Processing Innovation Scheme

Apply for support with innovation and new product development.

The Seafood Innovation Scheme is established under Union Priority 1 (Sustainable Development of Fisheries) of Ireland’s Operational Programme and Union Priority 5 (Processing and Marketing) 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

What is Funded What is Funded

The scheme supports projects that seek to promote business innovation, processing and new product development, i.e. projects aimed at developing or introducing new or substantially improved:

Amounts Granted Amounts Granted

The scheme will be limited to the following eligible costs.

Please see your brochure for details on full grant criteria.

SME Industry projects Up to 50% capped at €100,000 grant aid per project
Non-SME industry projects Up to 30% capped at €100,000 grant aid per project


Note: The actual amount of grant aid and grant rate awarded is 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