Ireland funding

Let us help you accelerate your Digital Journey

Do you want to drive your digital journey on to the next level?

Whether you are just beginning your Digital Transformation Journey or are well on the road to achieving your Digital OpEx goal, Enterprise Ireland (EI) have 3 different levels of funding available to you.

As an approved Enterprise Ireland vendor, and with over 25 years’ experience in delivering digital solutions and better outcomes for our customers, Dataworks can help you leverage these funding options and accelerate your digital transformation.

Choose from the following options to see which best suits your digital requirements - Digital Discovery, Strategic Consultancy and Digital Process Innovation.


  • Digital Maturity Assessment
  • Identify Opportunities for Improvement
  • Formulate Digital Op Ex Roadmap


  • Assist with Digital Transformation Initiatives
  • Application of Lean and Digital to your Operational Systems
  • Lean Training
  • Digital Traninig
  • Implement Digital Pilot Projects

Digital Process

  • Digitisation and Optimisation of Processes
  • Progression of Digital Maturity
  • Automation of Business Processes
  • Data Driven Organisation
  • Develop Digital Culture


Digital Discovery

Up to €5,000 for 7 days digital consultancy
(50-80% of eligible costs)

The aim of the Digital Discovery grant is to incentivise and support companies to develop a strategic roadmap for their digital transition. This should encompass a review of existing systems, processes and capabilities and an exploration of new opportunities in an increasingly digital world.

Grant support is provided for external consultancy costs to help a company to develop a digital strategy, typically over an 8-to-12-week period.

Key focus areas to be covered

Skills assessment, culture of innovation, digital mind-set in the company

Process flow efficiency in the operations (Lean & Digital)

Opportunities to deliver new value-added digital services or products

Use of digital systems to measure and reduce energy, emissions, and waste

Strategic Consultancy

Up to €35,000
(80% of eligible costs)
Overview of the Strategic Consultancy Grant

To assist with Digital transformation Initiatives

Application of Lean and Digital to your Operational Systems

Lean Training

Digital Training

Process Automation

Digital Analytics & Insights

In order to meet the varied needs of clients at different stages of growth, two categories of grant are offered:

Strategic Consultancy Grant (support for SMEs & Large clients, grant rate of 50%)

SME company: Eligible projects must be new assignments of strategic significance to the company such as a specific strategic review of one or more business functions and/or implementation of a new strategic initiative at a corporate or functional level.

Large company: Eligible projects must be to develop an organisational carbon reduction roadmap. Large companies are not eligible for other strategic assignments under Strategic Consultancy Grant.

Strategic Consultancy Grant – Short Projects (support for HPSU, SME & Large clients, projects between 3-10 days in duration, grant rate of 80%)

Eligible projects must relate to:

(a) an Identified pillar issue and/or action arising from a Client Development Meeting or
(b) Achieving Gender Balanced teams (actions arising from www.levelproject.ie)

Digital Process Innovation

Up To €150,000
(50% of eligible costs)

The aim of the Digital Process Innovation offer is to incentivise and support companies to invest in the implementation of new or significantly improved digital production methods, digital service delivery or organisational methods that will increase their operational effectiveness, leading to greater productivity and competitiveness.

Under Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) (2021-2026), projects supporting the digital and climate transition of enterprise are being funded through the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility. This offer covers projects that will support the digital transition of the company, driving increased adoption and diffusion of digital technology or projects that will accelerate decarbonisation of the enterprise sector.

What is a Digital Process Innovation project?

An eligible Digital Process Innovation project will involve implementing a new way of working for the company that leads to an increase of the company’s operations in:





This includes significant changes in techniques, equipment and/or software.

The project must be innovative and involve some risk of failure and must not be focused on routine operational changes or responding to changes in regulation