Enterprise & Innovation 1

Helping Irish Companies to Achieve Global Success

Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. They 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.

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This online guide is part of the Irish Government’s Supporting SMEs campaign, to increase awareness of the range of Government supports for start-ups and small businesses. Answer the following eight questions to find out which supports could possibly fit your business.

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The Local Enterprise Office is the First Stop Shop for anyone seeking information and support on starting or growing a business in Ireland. The Local Enterprise Office provides advice, information and support to you in starting up or growing your business. With 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices offer you a wide range of experience, skills and services.

The Local Enterprise Office is for people interested in starting up a new business or already in business including; entrepreneurs, early stage promoters, startups and small business looking to expand. Our Role: To Help You Deliver on Your Business IdeaTo drive the development of local enterprise, putting local micro and small business at the heart of job creation in Ireland To drive and support business start-ups and promote a ‘can-do’ business culture. To increase the job potential of new and existing micro and small businesses. To increase the number of innovative businesses with potential to export. To be proactive in response to the needs of our clients.  

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