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Grow your Irish Presence

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

Autodesk and IDA review new headquarters plans.
Success Story

The IDA played a key role in introducing us to everyone in the community and ease the process. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome

Scott Herren
CFO, Autodesk
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WuXi Biologics announce €325 million investment.
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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CEO Martin Shanahan at Hubspot HQ.
Success Story

“The first team that you hire and second over to the location is so critically important. They’re the founding team so you’ve got to get the hiring right. You’ve got to send some of your best, most talented and culturally astute people to build that office”

JD Sherman
HubSpot COO
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IDA trade mission to the West Coast to meet CEO Adam Selipsky.
Success Story

There is an abundance of talent in Ireland which helped us to exceed our talent growth targets ahead of schedule. Ireland is a great place to do business, the country’s creative culture and diverse pool of technical skills make it an ideal location for our rapidly expanding business

Mike Beary
Ireland Country Manager, AWS
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Zendesk celebrating their jobs expansion with IDA Ireland.
Success Story

Ireland has really become a place where a lot of Europeans want to work and we've been very lucky in attracting great talent from all over Europe that are now working in Dublin

Mikkel Svane
CEO, Zendesk
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Autodesk Finds the Location and Talent it Needs to Grow
WuXi Chooses Ireland as the Location for its First International ‘Factory of the Future’
There’s an old Irish saying that a good start is half the work; it’s proven true for HubSpot when setting up its international base.
Ireland is Home to Amazon's First Infrastructure Region Outside the US
Zendesk Expands Team to 500 Staff in Ireland

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

Ireland is the European location of choice for growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies in manufacturing, research and innovation
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 one of Europe’s largest medtech hotspots and a global centre of excellence with ongoing R&D investment
Medtech activity spans product, process and digital innovation, customer support, 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