Funding

We provide grand aid right across the seafood industry.

** Please note the EMFF OP 2014 – 2020 draws to a close in 2020. For specific scheme closing dates please refer to the Key Dates Section under the relevant scheme.**

 

Covid-19
Status Due Date Next Call
Open 5pm, Friday, 19 June 2020 for July Tie-Up Period

5pm, Monday 20 July 2020 for August Tie-Up Period

Processing and Business Development
Status Due Date Next Call

Seafood Processing Innovation Scheme

Open

5pm, Monday, 31 August 2020

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Seafood Processing Capital Investment Scheme

Open

5pm, Monday, 31 August 2020

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Seafood R&D Programme Open Open call, assessed monthly

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Seafood Scaling and New Market Development Scheme Open 5pm, Monday, 31 August 2020

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Fisheries Status Due Date Next Call
Inshore Fisheries Conservation Scheme  Open Open call, assessed monthly -
New Fishermen Scheme Open Open call, assessed monthly -

Sustainable Fisheries Scheme

*Please note that Sustainable Fisheries Scheme Part B is Temporarily Closed Pending a Review.*

Parts A and C of the Sustainable Fisheries Scheme remain open.

Open

Open call, assessed monthly

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Inshore Fisheries Conservation Scheme - V-Notching Support Open Open call, assessed monthly -
Fisheries Local Area Group Development (FLAG) 2016 - 2023 Closed

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Fleet Safety Scheme Open Open call, assessed monthly -
Enhanced Safety Scheme Open Open call, assessed monthly -
Marine Tourism Vessel Safety Scheme Open Open call, assessed monthly -
Producer Organisation Scheme Open Open call, assessed monthly -
Aquaculture Status Due Date Next Call
Knowledge Gateway Scheme - Innovation Open Open Call -
Knowledge Gateway Scheme - Animal Welfare and Disease Management Open Open Call -
Knowledge Gateway Scheme - Advisory Services Open Open Call -
Sustainable Aquaculture Scheme - Organic Aquaculture Open Open Call -
Sustainable Aquaculture Scheme - Biotoxin Harvest Suspension Closed - -
Sustainable Aquaculture Scheme - Capacity Building Open Open Call -
Seafood Industry Training Status Due Date Next Call
Seafood Training Scheme Open Open Call -
Seafood Capacity Building Scheme Open Open Call Assessed Monthly 2019 provisional
Mid Management Programme Open - -

 

Support Provided

View the breakdown of Support provided by BIM under the EMFF Operational Programme 2014-2020 (pdf 1,102Kb) 

Statement of Principles for Grantees

BIM would like to draw your attention to the Statement of Principles for Grantees (pdf 706Kb)  in receipt of Exchequer Funds and the requirements of DPER Circular 13/2014.