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Cork Institute Of Technology

Cork Institute Of Technology
Cork Institute of Technology is comprised of three constituent Faculties and three constituent Colleges. The constituent Faculties are Science; Engineering; and Business and Humanities.

Technologies For Embedded Computing
The area of embedded computing is earmarked to lead the next wave of key technology development in the near future.

MEDIC’s two key objectives are (1) to develop the Biomedical Engineering Applied Research capability of CIT and (2) generate a return on investment through licensing agreements of campus company spin-off activities.

Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis
CAPPA is funded by Enterprise Ireland under the Applied Research Enhancement [ARE] programme and commenced work in July 2008.

Banking & Finance

Allied Irish Bank
AIB Group is Ireland’s leading banking and financial services organisation.

Bank of Ireland
Bank Of Ireland, banking and financial services organisation.

Government Bodies / State Agencies

Enterprise Ireland
Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of the indigenous business sector.

Enterprise Boards
The statutory function of CEBs is to stimulate economic and entrepreneurial activity at city/county level and to develop local indigenous enterprise potential in the micro-business sector.

Are you interested in starting or promoting a business in the Gaeltacht? Udaras na Gaeltachta has all the information you will need.

The Office of the Revenue Commissioners was established by Government Order in 1923.

Cork County Council
Cork County Council Official Website

Inter Trade Ireland
InterTradeIreland is the only organisation which has been given responsibility by both Governments to boost North/South economic co-operation to the mutual benefit of Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Central Statistics Office
Over the years, our website has been expanded substantially and now holds a comprehensive amount of statistical information for you, the customer.

Innovation Vouchers
The objective of the Innovation Voucher initiative is to build links between Ireland’s public knowledge providers and small businesses and create a cultural shift in the small business community’s approach to innovation.

Sustainable Energy Ireland
Our mission is to promote and assist the development of sustainable energy.

South West Regional Authority
The South West Regional Authority is a statutory public body with responsibility for strategic planning in the region.

The Irish Leader Network
The Irish LEADER Network is a network of 36 Local Action Groups. It operates within a legal co-operative framework, underpinned by a cooperative philosophy and mission.

Cork City Council
Cork City Council is responsible for providing a diverse range of services to the citizens of our City which impact directly or indirectly on their daily lives.

Educational / Research

University College Cork is situated in south-west Ireland and was founded as a Queen’s College in 1845. The university has 16,000 full-time students. 13,000 are undergraduate students while 3,000 are on postgraduate programmes.

Photonic Device Dynamics Group
The group emerged from the Optoelectronics & Non-Linear Dynamics group of University College Cork (now the Laser Physics Group), but remains a member of the Tyndall National Institute.

Tyndall National Institute
The Tyndall National Institute (Tyndall) was created in 2004 at the initiative of the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment and University College Cork (UCC) to bring together complementary activities in photonics, electronics and networking research at the National Microelectronics Research Centre (NMRC).


Genesis Enterprise Programme
The focus of the Genesis Enterprise Programme is to provide a package of supports to the entrepreneur in the South West Region (Cork and Kerry) in accelerating the development of their business in the first 12 months of operation.

it@cork is an independent not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of ICT professionals in Cork.

CORKBIC is a leading interdisciplinary venture consultancy in the South West of Ireland. The company provides an integrated process for incubating and growing high potential technology driven companies.

Cork Chamber
Cork Chamber is the leading business organisation for the promotion, development and expansion of economic and commercial activity in the Cork Region.

FÁS enhances the skills and competencies of individuals and enterprises in order for Ireland to further develop as a competitive, inclusive, knowledge-based economy.

BNI provides a structured, supportive, business environment in which local business people can get together to network.

The European Patent Office
The European Patent Office (EPO) provides a uniform application procedure for individual inventors and companies seeking patent protection in up to 38 European countries.

Cork Open Coffee
The OpenCoffee Club was started in London to encourage entrepreneurs, developers and investors to organise real-world informal meetups to chat, network and grow.

Small Business Can
The idea for – – comes from Ulster Bank’s initiative in Autumn 2007 in tasking the Drive4Growth Company to research small and medium sized business owners and entrepreneurs in relation to the challenges they face in starting, establishing and growing their ventures.

Companies Registration Office


Hayfield Manor Hotel
As you make your way up the winding, tree lined path to our welcoming door, let calmness envelope you as you allow Hayfield Manor Hotel become your home away from home.

The Kingsley Hotel
Set majestically along the banks of the River Lee in Cork city, the five-star luxury Kingsley Hotel welcomes you to Cork’s most prestigious address.

Cork International Airport Hotel
Located next to the airport, just a 3 minute walk (or use our FREE shuttle bus if you like) to the hotel and a short 15 minute drive to Cork City centre.


Cork International Airport
Cork International Airport Official Website

Irish Rail
Irish Rail Official Website

EU Structural Funds
Enterprise Ireland

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