Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of the indigenous business sector. Their mission is to accelerate the development of world-class Irish companies to achieve strong positions in global markets resulting in increased national and regional prosperity.

Through their extensive network of Irish and international offices, they work with their clients to assist them to compete and to grow.  Enterprise Ireland's key focus, for Irish companies is covered under the following five areas of activity:

  • Achieving export sales
  • Investing in research and innovation
  • Competing through productivity
  • Starting up & scaling up 
  • Driving regional enterprise  

Enterprise Ireland also provide assistance for international companies who are searching for world-class Irish suppliers and we can help international companies who want to set up food and drink manufacturing operations in Ireland. 

Related Links:

  • EUREKA Programme

    EUREKA is a close-to-market R&D programme involving 37 European countries. Its principal objective is to strengthen the productivity and worldwide competitiveness of companies in Europe

  • Eurostars Programme

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  • Horizon Europe

    It offers Irish companies opportunities to participate in collaborative research projects with other companies and research institutions across Europe

  • Innovation Vouchers

    Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company or companies to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider

  • Competitive Feasibility Fund - Agri Business

    Competitive Feasibility Fund for Agri Businesses. Local Enterprise Office Wicklow

  • Competitive Start Fund

    Regional Competitive Start Fund


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  • Get Export Ready

  • ICT Specific Research Supports

    If your company is interested in working with research partners across Europe on ICT specific research, Enterprise Ireland can help you access a number of programmes in this area