Information Evenings to learn how businesses in Cork's coastal communities can apply for funding through the Brexit Blue Economy Enterprise Development Scheme will be held in Castletownbere and Cobh.
With €25 million in funding available, this is the largest Scheme of its kind and is designed to stimulate growth in rural coastal communities.
Funding is available to businesses operating within ten kilometres of the coastline, and involved in blue economy activities including seafood, coastal tourism, boat building and repair, marine leisure and sport, small non-commercial harbour or pier activities, and renewable energy initiatives.
Find out more about the Scheme, how it can benefit you, your business and your community, and how to apply at the Information Evening on:
Date: Tuesday 31st January 2023 at 6.30pm
Location: BIM National Fisheries & Diving College, Castletownbere, Co. Cork, P75 EW24
Date: Wednesday 01st February 2023 at 6.30pm
Location: Commodore Hotel, Cobh, Co. Cork, P24 WR60
Brenda O’Riordan, BIM Regional Officer, said the scheme has already received some very promising and innovative proposals and is encouraging others to come to an information evening to find out more about the funding available and to get advice on preparing a submission.
For full details of the Scheme visit www.bim.ie