Sales Growth on your Doorstep

How it works and Apply

1 Complete and submit short application form

If you meet the basic eligibility criteria, you can then complete a short application form. We have put together some tips to help you when completing your form;view tips here.

The Elevate Assessment Panel request that each application has the companies full Annual Accounts attached (if Annual Accounts are over 6months old, recent Management Accounts are also requested).

Once completed, submit your application and relevant accounts via email to elevate@intertradeireland.com

Download the application form here - Elevate Application Form (851 KB)

Note:  Elevate is a programme aiming to support a limited number of 50 companies. Please forward your application form as soon as possible to ensure consideration in this current phase.

2 Approval and Application Assessment

Your application will be formally assessed by the Elevate team. Applications will be assessed on a monthly basis and we will inform you of our decision within 24 hours of the meeting.   If appropriate, we will consult with relevant local agencies for further information on your company.

3 Market Entry

If approved, you will then choose one of our approved Industry/ Marketing Advisors who will work with you to develop and implement a cross-border sales plan for your business. The list of advisors will be provided to you after your application has been approved.


Elevate Appeals Process

  1. Applicants will be notified of the InterTradeIreland Assessment Panel decision by email within five working days of the assessment meeting.
  2. If your application is unsuccessful, you may appeal the assessment panel decisionThe appeal and related documentation must be submitted to InterTradeIreland by return email within ten working days of notification of the original panel decision.
  3. In your appeal, you must directly address the reasons why your application was rejected and provide information requested on any other issues identified by the assessment panel. 
  4. The appeal will be considered at the next scheduled assessment panel meeting and applicants will be notified by email of the final decision within five working days of the assessment meeting.


Other Support options available....

Trade accelerator vouchers

We can offer you financial support worth £1000 / €1200 towards professional advice in areas such as taxation, employment law, currency, sales, marketing or regulation if you are considering doing cross-border business. The Voucher can help your business to access the expertise from participating Providers (legal firms, accountancy firms, etc.) in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and can be redeemed against the cost of practical advice and expertise on specific issues. Find out how this works here.

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