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Fuse Craft Product Development Clinics

FUSE Crafts Product Development Clinics

The Crafts Council of Ireland are delighted to run FUSE Product Development Clinics in partnership with Sligo County Enterprise board For craft and design enterprises looking to develop their product range and brand identity, the FUSE Product Development Clinics are essential. You will have the opportunity to attend presentations in design, retailing, e-tailing, trade shows, merchandising, branding, trends and much more, as well as take part in 1-to-1 clinics with a range of mentors with expertise in the following:

  • Design Mentors with experience in product development, industrial design, production and manufacturing, 3D printing, brand identity, fashion and textiles and more
  • Retailers from large department stores and independent stockists advising on selling wholesale and distribution
  • Media experts with advice on how to get your product profiled and creating professional press packs
  • E-Commerce experts with advice on how to design and develop a successful e-commerce platform Merchandisers with advice on how to display your products in store, at events, trade shows and press shots

To view previous FUSE workshops please visit the IDEAS section of the website for images and participants feedback.

The workshops will take place on:

- 3rd and 4th April The Model, Sligo

The application is available for download at

Please fill and send to, along with minimum 3 images of current work.

Pricing: €25 per day

Please Note:

  • To avail of the clinics, you must be a registered client of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) or the City and County Enterprise Board (CEBS)
  • Applications are subject to a selection process Clinics will run over two days, provided there is sufficient demand
  • Participation is recommended for the two days to avail of the range of 1- to-1 sessions on offer
  • You will be contacted once your application is approved and the list of experts has been published to book 1-to-1 sessions with the most appropriate experts
  • Please note dependent on demand we anticipate you will get to see a minimum of 3 experts over the two days
  • You will be required to bring samples of your product and press material with you to the clinics Lunch is not included, tea/coffee will be provided