Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities within EU and nationally

Competitive Funding for Manufacturing Industry

  • Success: Take a sneak peek behind the scenes at IMR, and let us share our funding success with YOUR company;
  • Options: Get links to YOUR company’s funding options NOW and those not to be missed in the coming months; &
  • Support: If YOUR company needs more help, IMR offers a range of funding supports personalised for our members.

Freemium Services for IMR Community Members

  • 1-to-1 Funding Clinic taking you through the exact grant options available for your company (1hr online);
  • 1-page Funding Intelligence Report containing a summary of the information and links related to your project pipeline; &
  • Exclusive access to 1 Industry Funding Workshop & 2 EU/National consortia* coordinated by IMR.

Premium Service for IMR Tiered Members

  • Funding Roadmap Design Service: Funding targets for YOUR project pipeline. Calendar & resource planning, etc;
  • 1-to-1 Funding Advisory Service: Personalised funding support, grant management, administrative resources, etc; &
  • Strategic Funding Partnerships: Introduction, brokerage, and facilitation for your funding needs.


    To support the green and digital transformation of manufacturing industry, particularly SMEs by:

  • Facilitating the uptake of National and European opportunities for collaborative research and innovation by manufacturing industry and public authorities; &
  • Ensuring excellent and impactful proposals that include manufacturing industry, where quality of the implementation is paramount.


  • IMR members have had considerable technical and business results due to their engagement with European opportunities. Check out the selection of testimonials.
  • The team at IMR continues to secure National and European grants for manufacturing industry projects realising considerable benefit to our membership. Contact the project managers to see how YOUR company can benefit.


  • IMR represents our member’s interests Nationally and across the European Union.
  • Networking, influencing and facilitating events with key associations offer IMR the platform to create opportunities for manufacturing industry through strategic funding partnerships, funding advisory, and funding roadmap design services.

“We could not be more complementary of the service provided by IMR in the preparation of a resent proposal.  We found Sabine and Lise-Ann to be professional, proactive, responsive, helpful, well knowledgeable in the subject-matter, and provided very valuable advice, suggestions, and help.  We are delighted with the interaction and look forward to many more.”

Dr. Gabriel Leen, Co-Founder, Polypico Technologies Ltd

“We would like to compliment IMR, and more specifically, Sabine Giron and Lise-Ann Sheahan for their support in making our application to DIH2.  The combination of experience, industry knowledge, and technology knowledge was invaluable.   This, along with their willingness and availability to review and proactively support the application process from start to finish, was excellent. “

Mr. Tim Noone Group Projects Director, Malone Engineering Group Ltd.

“IMR provided outstanding levels of encouragement, 1-on-1 support, and guidance (both technical and practical) to enable the team to submit a strong, on-point funding application.  No stone was left unturned, IMR invested themselves in the project and maintained a genuine enthusiasm and interest throughout.”

Mr. Ian McDevitt, Head of Innovation, Ventac & Co. Ltd