The Be Prepared Grant supports Enterprise Ireland clients in preparing an action plan. It is designed for SMEs who would benefit from further research and the use of external expertise in developing this plan.

The grant— which offers up to €5,000 in support— can be used to help cover consultancy, travel and out of pocket expenses associated with researching the direction of their action plan. This might involve investigating the feasibility of diversifying into new markets and market segments; investment in innovation; improvement in operational competitiveness; and/or enhancement of strategic financial capability.

Clients should complete the Brexit Scorecard before making their application.

Eligibility: You must be an Enterprise Ireland client:

  1. Actively trading
  2. Significant exports to the UK
  3. Have completed the Brexit scorecard