Stakeholders

Start at Best stakeholder. INAIL, Istituto Nazionale per l'assicurazione contro gli infortuni sul lavoro

INAIL is a non-economic public body that manages mandatory insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases. INAIL carries out initiatives of continuous monitoring of employment and accident trends guidance. Also training and consultancy on the prevention of SMEs enterprises and control bodies, financing to companies that invest in prevention and safety research in the workplace.

Start at Best stakeholder. INOV.ORG, Associacao para a Inovacao Organizacional

INOV.ORG is a non-profit organisation aiming to promote the research, implementation and dissemination of organizational innovative practices. Therefore, INOV.ORG influence the innovation in the context of private, public and third sector in order to improve their management, productivity, agility and well being of people.

Start at Best workplace innovation europe

Workplace Innovation Europe helps leaders to empower and develop their workforces, achieving 20-60% performance gains across a wide range of business indicators from productivity and innovation to employee engagement and well-being.

Start at Best stakeholder. Cork Chamber of Commerce

Cork Chamber of Commerce is the leading business organisation for the promotion and development of economic and commercial activity in the Cork Region. It seeks to champion, promote and drive a strong vision for Cork as the best place for business.

Enterprise Europe Network

Enterprise Europe Network helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale. It is the world’s largest support network for SMEs with international ambitions. The Network is active in more than 60 countries worldwide. It brings together 3,000 experts from more than 600 member organisations.

Start at Best stakeholders. EEN Cork


Enterprise Europe Network are offered at Cork Chamber, i.e., advice for international growth, support for business innovation, solution-driven services to help turn your innovative ideas into international commercial successes, international partnerships.

Start at Best stakeholder. Inter Trade Ireland


InterTrade Ireland helps SMEs in Ireland, North and South, by offering practical cross-border business funding, information, advice and support. Their services include supports for sales growth and innovation, business funding and business insights to SMEs looking to grow their businesses.

Start at Best stakeholder. Local Entreprise Office


LEO aims to promote entrepreneurship, foster business Startups and develop existing SMEs to drive job creation and to provide accessible high quality supports for their business ideas. LEO CORK, the first stop shop for those wishing to start or grow a micro-enterprise supports a network of 31 local enterprise offices.

Start at Best stakeholders. IEA Ireland


The Irish Exporters Association assists its members to grow their exports to world markets. They drive and support the growth and development of all exporting businesses based in Ireland. The IEA represent the whole spectrum of companies within the export industry including SME’s.

Start at Best stakeholder. Small Firms Association


The Small Firms Association is the national organisation exclusively representing the needs of small enterprises (i.e. those employing less than 50 employees) in Ireland. SFA supports and assists businesses in managing activities, as well as allows firms to interact with fellow members through their members connect area.

Start at Best stakeholder. Nimbus Research Centre



Nimbus is a Research Centre specialising in Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Cyber Physical Systems research and development serving both the academic and industry communities.

Start at Best stakeholder. University College Cork, Ireland

UCC is a state of the art Innovation and Incubation Centre based at UCC. GatewayUCC’s mission is the support and development of successful knowledge-based indigenous companies arising from UCC’s research, transforming knowledge into commercial success and providing the critical linkage between the university and enterprise.

Start at Bes stakeholder. University College Cork, Ireland

Blackstone Launchpad at UCC is a cross-campus entrepreneurship that supports all forms of venture creation by UCC students, staff and alumni, and promotes the development of entrepreneurial skills, thinking and mindests.

Start at Best stakeholders. UCC Ignite

IGNITE is a 12 month programme that supports recent graduate start-up founders turn innovative ideas into sustainable, scalable businesses.

Start at Best stakeholder. Gateway UCC

Sprint has been developed by GATEWAY UCC to increase the number and the success rate of knowledge based Spin-out start-up companies, utilising Intellectual Property from UCC.

Start at Best stakeholder. Cork Institute of Technology


Central Services Offices of Cork Institute of Technology is responsible for Incubation, Technology Transfer, Research Commercialisation & innovation Support.

Start at Best stakeholder. Network Ireland

Network Ireland is a progressive, dynamic organisation supporting the professional and personal development of women. Their membership is a very diverse group of women, from budding entrepreneurs, SME owners, professionals and leaders in multinational organisations to non-profits, charities, arts and the public sector.

IT@Cork

it@cork is a membership technology cluster for the south west of Ireland. It supports tech driven companies to up-skill in tech training, connect in an ever changing technology industry and grow their business profiles.

Ludgate Hub



Lutgate Hub in Skibbereen, Co. Cork is located on the periphery of the South West of Ireland. With a 1000MB connection the Ludgate Hub utilises the digital age for job creation and innovation.