CALL OPEN: Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme (CEIGS) 2022
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications, with responsibility for the Circular Economy and Communications, Ossian Smyth TD, announced on 26th of October 2022 a call for applications for the 2022 funding round of the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme (CEIGS), gov.ie.
This €650,000 grant scheme aims to support innovation and circular economy projects by social enterprises, voluntary and community organisations, and businesses with fewer than 50 employees. Up to €100,000 is available for individual projects that demonstrate exceptional impact.
Applications for funding could focus on the thematic areas which relate to priorities for the circular economy in Ireland, namely:
- construction and demolition waste
- food waste
- resources and raw materials (electrical and electronic equipment, textiles, furniture)
Full details on the application process for the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme are available on gov.ie and applications are open until 16 December 2022.
CIRCULÉIRE is a public-private partnership co-created by Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) and three strategic partners: the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and EIT Climate-KIC. Together with industry partners, CIRCULÉIRE aims to assist manufacturers and their supply chains to switch from linear to circular business models.
Read more about CIRCULÉIRE here.