Forbes magazine has ranked Ireland as one of the best countries for business. This is not just for large multinationals, but also the potential multinationals of the future. IDA nurtures these high-growth companies, helping them forge their future success in Ireland.
Ireland’s performance as a hub for Foreign Direct Investment is unrivalled.
Best Country in Western Europe
1st in the world
In the top 10
Ireland is home to many of the world’s leading high-performance companies including Intel, Twitter, Pfizer, Citi, Huawei, Takeda, Fujitsu, Novartis and Trend Micro. The country is also positioning itself to become a world leader in the Internet of Things, Big Data, ICT Skills, Energy Efficiency, Health Innovation and Cloud Computing.
7 of the Top 10
Our youthful workforce is well-educated, mobile, ambitious and adaptable. We combine competitive salaries with a high standard of living which attracts talent from every corner of the world. It's our people and their skills, rich with creative and cultural DNA, which drives Ireland and its FDI investors' success. In fact, we are one of the most productive economies in the EU.
Ireland also has tax treaties with 72 countries.
Ireland has a small, highly globalised economy, with a well-established FDI sector generating significant exports across business sectors. Our pro-business attitude enables companies to set up swiftly, with minimum red tape, in a connected environment. From green field sites and business parks to edgy architectural offices - we offer the right property solutions to get our clients up and running.
As Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, the IDA partners with clients to ensure their set-up in Ireland is as successful as possible. We'll take care of the details while you get on with business. From site visits through legal, recruitment, visa and property requirements, we provide the information, connections and assistance you need.
More than 330 virtual meetings scheduled between Irish exporters and multinational companies
Firm boosts presence outside US by creating full-service site in city centre with 35 jobs
Investment will result in the creation of 20 new roles
National Science Park, Mullingar becomes home to Masterflex® Bioprocessing Centre
TrustLabs Inc, a privately held blockchain fintech company, has announced the establishment of its European Headquarters in Dundalk, Co. Louth, creating 20 jobs over the next two years.
Renovo Motors Inc, an automotive data management software company has formally announced the establishment of its EMEA Headquarters and Software Development Hub in Shannon Co. Clare which will create at least 30 jobs over the next three years.
An Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today announced the creation of 185 jobs in Shannon, Galway, Dundalk, Cork & Dublin across 8 high growth companies from Europe and the US.
Adding cell and gene therapy capabilities to support growing customer need
New research at VistaMilk aims to point the way towards ‘climate-smart farming’ in Ireland.
The Government has awarded funding to groundbreaking projects in areas such as life sciences, medical devices, AI and manufacturing.
The European Research Council awarded grants to more than 200 researchers across Europe as part of its 2020 Advanced Grants competition.
London-based consultancy firm Albany Beck is launching an EU Operations Centre in Dublin that will create 100 new jobs over the next three years. The new roles created will be in in the areas of Software Development, Software Engineering, Cloud-Services, Machine Learning/AI/Automation, Know Your Customer (KYC) and Transaction Management. Recruitment will begin immediately for Software Developers, Full-stack software engineers, Python Developers and KYC Analysts.
Major investment will see an expansion of the company’s Galway-based R&D operation
Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces 150 new high tech jobs in Ireland
Building on its long term commitment to the country, new jobs will be in the fields of R&D, cyber security, software development and cloud consulting
Ireland has launched its first call for proposals under Horizon Europe, the most ambitious research funding programme from the EU.
IDA Ireland today welcomed Intel’s plans to enter a new era of innovation and technology growth with the acceleration of investment in Europe that will see it expand its Irish manufacturing operations. Investment underway in Leixlip Ireland is expected to lead to the creation of 1600 new high-tech jobs on completion.
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