1.1 Participants must adhere to the Terms and Conditions when applying to the Investment Fund operated by the Local Enterprise Offices, or any company or website owned or controlled by the Local Enterprise Offices.
1.2 By entering and participating in this programme participants agree to these Terms and Conditions. All entry instructions and any other specific details relating to the programme form part of these Terms and Conditions.
1.3 By entering the programme entrants are acknowledging to the Local Enterprise Offices that they have read and understood the Terms and Conditions and agree to them.
2.1 To apply participants must submit an online application including mandatory video which meets the eligibility criteria.
2.2 No purchase or payment is necessary to enter this programme
2.3 The Programme Owners retain the right to move or alter dates of application, phases and the Investor Ready Programme.
4.1 The LEO Innovation Investment Fund will have an overall fund of €1.5 million available through the network of 31 Local Enterprise Offices, targeting investor ready LEO Clients to start and develop innovative microenterprises
4.2 The investments will be agreed from the applications received.
4.3 Successful Grantee’s must invest any financial supports received in the pursuit of developing the idea or the business and these financial supports are not transferable to another person or entity.
4.4 The Local Enterprise Offices, affiliates, sponsors and representatives are not responsible for misuse of any investment and/or supports or claims, liability, loss or damage arising out of or in connection with any programme promoted by the Local Enterprise Offices.
4.5 The Local Enterprise Offices retain the right to disqualify any applicant when it considers the applicant has not met with the eligibility criteria.
4.6 Fraudulent, unreadable or incorrect applications will not be accepted (at the absolute discretion of the Local Enterprise Offices).
4.7 The decision of the Assessment Panels is final and beyond question in all circumstances. No canvassing in any situation will be allowed.
5.1 Applicants may be required to participate in a photo, video and/or film session, and must acknowledge that the Local Enterprise Offices have the rights to use such publicity photos, videos and/or films in any medium and in any way it sees fit.
5.2 By submitting online, an applicant will automatically give permission for use of certain personal data and where this situation arises this information will be kept in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
6. Local Enterprise Offices– Exclusion of Liability
6.1 The Local Enterprise Offices are not liable in any way for any costs, expenses, damages, liability or injury arising out of or in any way connected with the programme.
6.2 The Local Enterprise Offices accept no legal responsibility for any loss of profit, business, contracts or revenues incurred by the applicant
7.1 These rules shall be applied and understood in accordance with Irish Law.
7.2 The Local Enterprise Offices or any of its agents have the rights to add or amend to the Terms and Conditions at any time