Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and Small MidCap enterprises that meet the eligibility criteria.
SMEs are defined by the Standard EU definition [Commission Regulation 2003/361/EC] as enterprises that:
Have fewer than 250 employees.
Have a turnover of €50 million or less (or €43 million or less on their balance sheet).
Are independent and autonomous i.e. not part of a wider group of enterprises.
Have less than 25% of their capital held by public bodies.
Is established and operating in the Republic of Ireland.
A Small Mid-Cap is an enterprise that is not an SME but has fewer than 500 employees.