A new €250k fund to support Agri-Business sector in Ireland can provide up to €25,000 per project, and is now open for applications, and will remain open until Tuesday, 21st October 2014.

The Competitive Feasibility Fund will support new start up companies or individual entrepreneurs to investigate the viability of a new significant growth oriented business or proposition in the agri-business sector.

The fund is open to applications from individuals, early stage companies or prospective businesses operating in the agri-business sector including; machine design & manufacturing; fabrication, engineering & technical activities; life sciences products with application in the agri-sector; farm related software and related services; vet-pharma, animal health & chemical products.

Full details of the Fund including the Application Form are available on the Enterprise Ireland web site: www.enterprise-ireland.com/AgriFund