Company Eligibility

Any company which falls within the EU definition of a small to medium-sized organisation (SME) is eligible to apply for access to Prospects. This also includes start-up businesses. The company must be a public limited company (plc) with a minimum issued and fully paid up share capital of €46,588.


EU criteria for SME categorisation
Company Category
Balance Sheet Total
Medium <250 < €50,000,000 OR < €43,000,000
Small <50 < €10,000,000 OR < €10,000,000
Micro <10 < €2,000,000 OR < €2,000,000


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