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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.