• Ireland is a key global centre for international business and is a tried and tested location for foreign direct investment.
  • The maritime industry is a fast-paced career choice, find out more about training, education & current industry opportunities
  • Get up to date with the latest industry headlines, events and Irish Maritime Development Office's press releases
  • National government policy reflects a proactive approach to the development of the Maritime Industry
  • The maritime cargo sector facilitates an estimated 90% of Ireland’s import and exports.

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SBIR Ireland

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Ireland aims to drive collaborative projects with public sector bodies to find solutions to specific public sector challenges and needs. Over the period 2017/18, a fund of €1m is available from Enterprise Ireland on a competitive basis to support Irish public sector organisations in scoping and running their own Irish SBIR challenges.