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Sector Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS)

The Sector Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS) is a reimbursable cost-sharing grant offering financial support to export councils, joint action groups and industry associations.

The scheme comprises three sub-programmes, namely:

  • Generic Funding 
  • Project Funding
  • Project Funding for the Emerging Exporters 

Find out more about the programme from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition.


the dtic Customer Contact Centre
Tel: 0861 843 384