Still weighing the pros and cons of building an online store?
Through the e-Commerce Grant Scheme ERDF funds you will be able to receive a refund of up to 50% of your expenses and up to a maximum of €5,000.
Which expenses are refunded?
To benefit from the e-Commerce Grant Scheme, you will need to either include an e-Commerce module to your existing website or develop a new website with e-Commerce integration.
What is an e-Commerce module?
Simply put, through this module your clients will be able to pay directly online for services and/or products they would purchase from your website.
Who is eligible to benefit from the e-Commerce Grant Scheme?
Any enterprise employing less than 250 employees (Micro Enterprises, Small Enterprises and Medium-sized Enterprises) will be considered to be eligible for the E-Commerce Grant Scheme.
What is considered to be eligible?
In a nutshell: the design, development, implementation and delivery of an e-commerce website and/or mobile application.
The following items are all considered as an eligible expense:
How to apply?
Be quick. The e-Commerce Grant Scheme is demand driven and is being managed through an open rolling call. Next cutoff dates are: 30th March 2017, 30th April 2017 and 30th June 2017.
Some e-Commerce projects by NIU
The following are some websites we have developed for some of our clients who had applied for the e-Commerce Grant Scheme.
More information about the e-Commerce Grant Scheme may be found here.