Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund


The Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF) is a €500 million challenge-based fund established under Project Ireland 2040. It is one of four funds set up under the National Development Plan (NDP) 2018-2027. It is managed by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and administered by Enterprise Ireland.

The Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund is seeing investment in the development and deployment of disruptive innovative technologies, on a commercial basis, targeted at tackling national and global challenges. The fund is driving collaboration between our world class research base and industry as well as facilitating enterprises to compete directly for funding in support of the development and adoption of these technologies and seeding a new wave of start-ups.

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, together with the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, and Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Robert Troy, launched the fifth call for applications to the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF) on 22nd April 2022. The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, 14 July 2022 (15.00 Irish time). 

For more information and how to apply, see here.