COVID-19 and the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund


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The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland are aware that the current situation regarding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may be having a significant impact on the research, development and innovation activities of companies and academic researchers.

They are working to understand the nature of any impacts on projects funded through the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF). They will try to facilitate any appropriate measures that may prove necessary, taking a flexible, constructive approach and we will consider any issues arising for projects on a case-by-case basis. Any queries should be directed to the DTIF team at Enterprise Ireland ( who will be happy to assist.

Please also consult the Department’s webpage for information on supports available for businesses impacted by COVID-19.

A further call for applications to the DTIF will be launched no earlier than Autumn 2020. Please follow the Department on Twitter (@EnterInnov) for updates on future calls of the DTIF.

DBEI Statement