The Innovation Exchange

Skillnet Ireland is delighted to partner on The Innovation Exchange with Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen, Co Cork . The Innovation Exchange is Ireland’s innovation marketplace connecting large companies facing digital transformation challenges with technology companies that can fast-track the solution.

With an investment of €5m the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, and Science, Simon Harris T.D. , launched The Innovation Exchange. It aims to support more than 300 Irish SMEs in 2022 through exposure to large multinationals. This programme connects large businesses facing digital and innovation challenges with ambitious SMEs that can fast-track solutions, creating an innovation marketplace.

Large corporates get access to Ireland’s most talented solutions providers and to collaborations that accelerate digital transformation.

Scaling technology companies get an instant sales pipeline as well as access to key decision makers, market intelligence and the capability to sell to large corporates.

We are excited to launch the regional official partnership for the Innovation Exchange on the 24th April. If you are in interested in attending please contact Mary Burke on

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If you are interested in becoming a partner/sponsor please get in touch