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Helping you grow from Ireland

Ireland consistently ranks as one of the best locations in the world for foreign direct investment. Whether you’re expanding internationally for the first time, or scaling up an existing site, Ireland has the ecosystem to support you.

Explore the sectors where Ireland excels: engineering, technology, financial services, biopharma, medtech, business services, media and green economy
Plug into Ireland’s hubs of industry activity with opportunities to collaborate, create partnerships and recruit talent
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See What Sets Ireland Apart

World Nomads Group announced Cork as their European headquarters in 2018
Success Story

Cork is renowned for its dynamic blend of innovation, skilled talent pool, and accessibility, so it really ticked all the boxes in terms of our ambitions. The city benefits from a robust infrastructure and connectivity. Its strategic proximity to other European markets facilitates efficient engagement with partners and customers, amplifying the potential for growth.

Jonathan Frankham
World Nomads General Manager, UK and Europe
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More functions added over time to the Dublin operation
Success Story

Toast originally chose to invest in Ireland largely for its concentration of high-level technical capability; over the last several years, we’ve come to reap so many more benefits from our strategic investment here–ease of collaboration with other Toast teams, Irish hospitality, and more.

Robert McGarry
SVP of Engineering and Head of Dublin’s Toast office
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WuXi Biologics’ biopharma manufacturing site in Dundalk
Success Story

We are committed to Ireland and will work with all local partners to build this state-of-art next generation biomanufacturing facility as a showcase to the global biotech community

Dr Chris Chen
CEO, WuXi Biologics
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Analog Devices Semiconductor R&D and Manufacturing Facility Opening
Success Story

Since 1976, Ireland has been a critical innovation centre for ADI, thanks to its strong academic and research organisations, business ecosystem, and progressive government leadership. This next-generation semiconductor manufacturing facility and expanded R&D team will further extend ADI Limerick’s global influence.

Vincent Roche
CEO and Chair, Analog Devices
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MeiraGTx’s industry-leading gene therapy manufacturing facility in Shannon
Success Story

MeiraGTx’s Shannon facility is unique, not only in Ireland but globally, as it streamlines gene therapy development, testing and manufacturing capabilities together in-house. This significantly reduces the time to patients for advanced therapeutic products, with months or potentially years saved.” -

Alexandria Forbes
President and CEO of MeiraGTx
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Since reopening after Covid, team in Ireland has doubled in one year from 18 to 37
Irish operation has become a strategic global engineering hub
Pioneering Asian company locates first overseas factory in Ireland
1500 employees across three sites in Ireland (Limerick, Cork and Dublin)
Gene therapy startup chooses Ireland for commercial-scale manufacturing

Ireland Supports a Strong, Vibrant and Integrated Range of Business Sectors

Engineering

Come to the place for growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies

Growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies in manufacturing, research and innovation choose Ireland as their base
Principal industry sectors include automotive, aerospace, chemicals and advanced materials, automation and industrial technology

Green Economy

Set up in a sustainable location for investment that supports your environmental goals

Growing green: supporting you in achieving your environmental goals
A sustainable location for inward investment on your way to net zero

Media

Tap into a source of storytellers, makers and creators in media, digital, gaming and more

From animation to adtech, content and creativity, platforms and publishers, Ireland is a fertile ground for media, digital, gaming and more
Calling the disruptors: tap into a hive of doers, thinkers, storytellers, makers, creators and innovators

MedTech

Be part of one of Europe’s largest MedTech exporters and a global centre of excellence

Join a long established centre of excellence for medtech activity
MedTech activity spans product, process and digital innovation, manufacturing, technology operations and business services

Biopharma

Align with the world's third largest pharmaceuticals exporter – a proven path into Europe

Be part of an established ecosystem for pharmaceutical and biopharma activity, combining technology, talent and research
We offer regulatory stability, sub-supply capability, a multicultural workforce and collaboration opportunities with industry partners

Business Services

Avail of high quality IT, superb infrastructure and talent to serve major markets

A low-risk, quick start-up, high-performance knowledge economy for business service operations
Avail of high quality IT, superb infrastructure and human resource skills, to serve major markets from Ireland

Technology

See why the world’s leading names in tech choose Ireland as a strategic base

See why the world’s leading names in technology choose Ireland as a strategic base of operations
Scale rapidly with easy access to talent and skills that evolve to meet industry needs

Financial Services

Join a thriving international financial services hub serving every major global economy

Be part of a thriving location for international financial services that serves every major economy in the world
As financial services and technology converge, Ireland is a strategic hub for industry collaboration and innovation