Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment. You can find detailed information on Enterprise Ireland's activities, strategy and performance in our Reports and Publications.. Research and Innovate The application of research and innovation to business challenges is critical to the success of the Irish economy. We provide supports for both companies and researchers in Higher Education Institutes to develop new technologies and processes that will lead to job creation and increased exports. Use this section of the site to learn more about our research and innovation supports for businesses and researchers in Higher Education Institutes. Export Development Overview Success in export markets is crucial to the long-term growth of Irish businesses and the Irish economy. Support for companies focused on growth through international sales is a priority for Enterprise Ireland. We are committed to facilitating the development of a strong exporting sector by offering flexible solutions to client needs. If you are a potential or emerging exporter, please visit to the Exporter Development section below. Enterprise Ireland is the state agency responsible for supporting the development of manufacturing and internationally traded services companies. We provide funding and supports for companies - from entrepreneurs with business propositions for a high potential start-up through to large companies expanding their activities, improving efficiency and growing international sales. Scroll down to select the relevant funding offer that best reflects your stage of development to browse our full range of funding supports. We also provide funding and supports for college based researchers to assist in the development, protection and transfer of technologies into industry via licensing or spin-out companies. The Covid-19 pandemic has created severe challenges for Irish businesses with significant job losses, worldwide disruption and an uncertain road ahead. These essential funding supports are designed to help businesses stabilise and adapt to the evolving situation, in preparation for getting back on the road to recovery. OUR PEOPLE How we are structured, our Board and senior managers, and careers at Enterprise Ireland. OUR LOCATIONS Information and contact details for our national and global network of offices. OUR SERVICES Our range of services and how to access support. OUR CLIENTS The types of businesses we support and how to become a client of Enterprise Ireland.