• Everything good about Ireland
    can be found in Cork

    – Lonely Planet

Cork Innovates

The Cork Innovates Partnership comprises of 12 of the most influential organisations in the Cork region who are actively engaged in entrepreneurial, innovation or business support activities and who collaborate under the mantle of Cork Innovates to promote Cork with a specific focus on driving the economic reputation and perception of Cork as the optimum location in Ireland for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Why Cork for International Startups and Entrepreneurs?

With a proud reputation as a creative, innovative and vibrant region Cork continues to go from strength to strength. Cork consistently captures the interest and attention of those seeking to be part of a region that is firmly focused not just on maintaining its standing as a great place to do business, but also one that seeks out synergies and is ready to lead and innovate.

Cork is the Republic of Ireland’s second city and its largest county. It is a thriving and ever-expanding hub of economic, industrial, research and development business activities, offering a supportive business environment and a ‘can do’ attitude into all aspects of business.

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What’s happening in Cork?

Our Partners

Active engagement between our partner members is a key contributor to the success of this project. Our partner members meet on a regular basis to review the progress of the project and actively support to the delivery of our vision. Our partners include:


Our Supporters

Many organisations and individuals offer donations of talent, time, skill and expertise to this project.


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