The Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters (TAME) grant enables clients to explore and develop new market opportunities. The TAME grant part-funds the costs that can be incurred investigating and researching export markets, e.g. exhibiting at Trade Fairs, preparing marketing material and developing websites specifically targeting overseas markets. This grant covers 50% of eligible costs (net of vat) to a max of €2,500 in any calendar year. Applications must be made prior to any expenditure being incurred. Successful applicants should consider using an Enterprise Ireland Mentor to develop an export/marketing plan.
What does the TAME Grant cover?
Participation at trade fairs and shows covering Trade Show Exhibitor costs including rental/fees relating to space/stands; foreign travel & subsistence*
Participation at international trade networking events organised through the Enterprise Europe Network
Development of specific Marketing Materials aimed at exploring new export markets
Translation, e.g. of existing material (booklets, webpages, etc. for export markets
Development of export related websites
Investigation of new internal or external processes to develop export business, e.g. new business model or the carrying out of nonregulatory technical requirements.