Business Networks

Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network is the world’s largest support network for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and helps Irish companies to make the most of business and technology opportunities in the EU and other major global markets. Contact your local Enterprise Europe Network advisor as a first step to gain international success.

North Cork Engineering Cluster

A key objective of the Cluster is to build upon the infrastructure of the existing engineering ecosystem in North Cork, and to broaden the procurement base to mutually benefit those involved at all levels in the production of raw materials, components and final product in the area. If you would like to receive further information or become involved in the North Cork Engineering Cluster, please contact:

Network Ireland Cork and Network Ireland West Cork 

This  network is for female entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses as well as for female employees within small-medium-large sized companies. 

Taste Cork

This is a network for all Cork food related companies. Become a member and find out what is happening in Cork when it comes to food. 

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI)

This is the national agency for the commercial development of Irish designers and makers, stimulating innovation, championing design thinking and informing Government policy. DCCoI's activities are funded by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation via Enterprise Ireland.

Cork Craft & Design

Cork Craft & Design is an umbrella organisation representing and bringing together the very best of Cork’s unique creative businesses including - craftmakers and artists from ceramicists, jewellers and textile-workers to furniture-makers, woodturners and carvers, paper and felt makers, sculptors and many more.


Their vision is to promote the Tech Cluster in Cork; to encourage collaboration and innovation between members; to advocate and lead on issues affecting our industry and ultimately enable the growth and development of the Tech Cluster in Cork.