Enterprise Ireland have announced a new call for the Innovation Voucher Programme which is open for applications from 12th March to 28th March 2012.

The Innovation Voucher Programme was developed by EI to build links between Ireland’s small businesses and the public knowledge providers (i.e. higher education institutes).

Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company to explore a business opportunity or problem in partnership with a registered knowledge provider.

The Innovation Vouchers Programme is open to all small (limited registered) companies (less than 50 employees) in Ireland.

Note: the companies are responsible for the VAT element on the voucher.

To check out the elibibility criteria and to apply for an Innovation Voucher see https://innovationvouchers.ie/