Enterprise Ireland launches two programmes worth a combined €63m

The Innovators Initiative and KT Boost have combined funding of over €63 million and are aimed at promoting innovation and research.

The two funds, launched by Simon Coveney, include a focus on commercialising third level research. Photo: Sam Boal/

Enterprise Ireland has launched two new funding programmes worth over €63 million combined.

The Innovators Initiative is a €30 million fund aimed at developing a series of innovation training programmes while KT Boost is a four year €33.4 million programme for third level institutions to increase research commercialisation outcomes.

Simon Coveney, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, said: “These two new funding programmes, which are worth €63 million combined, signal a major vote of ...