If so Enterprise Ireland’s Online Retail Scheme can help your business grow and flourish.
From Digital Strategy development to enhancing your online presence, the Online Retail Scheme has a total fund of €5.5 million euro to be distributed to Irish businesses.
If so you might be eligible to receive up to €64,000 to support your business in its quest to enhance your digital capacity and develop a more competitive online offering.
From Research & Consultancy to strategy development and training, successful applicants can receive up to 80% support of their project costs.
The current Call for Applications is Closed
However, you can still register your interest in availing of this scheme with Dmac Media by completing the form below.
The Online Retail Scheme covers a range of elements involved in developing a sophisticated and transactional online presence including Research, Strategy Development, Implementation of Strategy as well as certain eligible costs.
Research is defined under the Online Retail Scheme as being
"In-depth analysis of the company's current and potential online presence, capabilities, target audience & brand."
Research activities undertaken as part of the Online Retail Scheme should help the company make informed decisions in relation to:
Strategy Development covers the creation of a written digital strategy and roadmap for implementation.
This can include identifying you company's value proposition and how best to communicate this online, resource & business process considerations, full utilisation of your companies online presence and consideration of Omnichannel offerings such as marektplaces and social media.
Implementation under the Online Retail Scheme refers to manual actions relating to your digital presence.
This includes activities such as website enhancement, business process enhancements and search engine optimisation, as well as "back end" system optimisations such as product presentation, supply chain management and systems integration.
The Scheme can cover a range of costs incurred by businesses including:
Yes, while the scheme is robust, there are a number of costs which are not covered by the scheme. These include:
Applications are sought during a 30 day period by Enterprise Ireland. When advised, the application is sent directly to Enterprise Ireland.
The Application Process for the Enterprise Ireland Online Retail Scheme is quite cumbersome. It requires several forms to be filled out and processed. However, the Dmac Media team are on hand to help it be as smooth as possible.
Absolutely. Our dedicated Online Retail Scheme Grant Liason is on hand to help you throughout the application process and help you put your best foot forward for approval.
Simply Register Your Interest via the link below and our team will be able help get your application process started.
Once Approved the grant is drawn down in stages.