Green Enterprise Call 2019

The EPA's Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy 2019 call is now closed .

A €600,000 funding programme to support innovators in Ireland to develop and demonstrate consumer and business solutions that will stimulate the circular economy was launched on the 30th of April 2019.

The EPA-led Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy funding programme will provide grant-aid to demonstration type projects. Where possible projects were asked to take a collaborative approach with input from research organisations and enterprises across the value chain.

The EPA invited proposals in the following thematic areas:

  • Food waste prevention
  • Construction & demolition waste
  • Plastics
  • Resources and raw materials

The maximum amount of funding available was €100,000 per grant award. Grant aid is provided on a shared cost contribution basis, from 25% up to 95% of the total eligible project costs incurred.

See here to view the Green Enterprise call documents

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 Call Timeframe

  • 30th April 2019: Call opens
  • 8th May 2019: Webinar for potential applicants (register by e-mailing
  • 17:00 on 20th June 2019: Deadline for technical queries.
  • 17:00 on 27th June 2019: Deadline for submission of applications
  • 17:00 on 4th July 2019: Organisation approval deadline for authorisation by Managing Directors (or equivalent authorised signatory) for companies.
  • September 2019: Evaluation process completed, applicants notified.
  • November 2019: Successful projects grant-awarded.