About the FUSION Programme

Product development and innovation is at the heart of growth but often needs costly technology support.  FUSION can provide that support by helping to fund a high calibre science, engineering or technology graduate and partnering you with a third level institution with specific expertise.

The graduate is employed by you and is based in your company throughout the project (12 – 18 months) with mentoring from the academic partner and InterTradeIreland FUSION consultant.

Funding Available


18 month

18 month support package – worth up to £56,000 / €67,900 typically in the area of new product / service development.


12 month

12 month support project – worth £39,000/€47,400 typically in the area of process improvement.


  • On average, each company taking part on the FUSION programme benefits from over £1 million worth of sales or efficiency savings in the three years following the project
  • Develop or improve products, processes or services
  • Streamline business processes to increase efficiency and performance
  • Develop and implement new technologies, systems or processes
  • Improve capabilities in innovation, design and technology
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase sales

Hear from our FUSION exemplars


Download our latest brochure for more information.

PDF, 135 KB, 1st August 2018


FUSION Enquiries

The InterTradeIreland FUSION Team will handle your enquiry. You can get in touch directly by email fusion@intertradeireland.com, by phone 028 30834189, or by using the form below.

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