Trade Accelerator Vouchers

Sales Growth on your Doorstep

How it works

1 Complete a short application form

  • Complete the  Trade Accelerator Voucher application form 2014 (89 KB). You will need to include some company information and details about the type of expertise you need or problem which you are trying to solve.
  • You can select the firm which you would like to advise you from our list of participating providers which will be provided to you. 
  • Once completed, you submit your application via email to .

2 Assessment & approval

  • Your application will be assessed and once approved you will be notified immediately.
  • Note - you may only have one 'active' voucher at any point in time and it is non-transferable.

3 Getting started

  • When notified, you will be issued with a Terms of Reference which must be completed with the Service Provider of your choice. 
  • Once they have completed the work to your satisfaction, they claim the cost of the Trade Accelerator Voucher from InterTradeIreland to cover the costs of their expertise for the project. 


Am I eligible?

  • Your company must be a registered Small Business (10 employees or less) with an annual turnover not exceeding €2m/£1.7m. 
  • The assistance requested must relate to cross border trade and business.
  • You must be a manufacturing or internationally tradable service company.

Are there any exclusions?

  • Small Businesses in the transportation and agricultural sectors are excluded in line with specific State Aid guidelines.

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.