The Irish Food Tech Cluster is a consortium of seven of Enterprise Ireland’s Technology Gateways operating within the food and beverage technology sector. The cluster provides a range of expertise for companies who are looking to access research and development within these areas.
The cluster can connect industry with researchers in a wide selection of areas that include bioprocessing, food for health, process control and packaging amongst many others.
Access to seven specialised centres across the Irish Food Tech cluster.
Extend your company’s R&D capability, with nearly 300 industry-focused researchers and engineers across the wider Technology Gateway network.
Help with the various Enterprise Ireland funding mechanisms available, including Innovation Vouchers, Feasibility Studies and Innovation Partnerships.
Deliver project feasibility – from short-term up to longer product or service research and development projects (two years).
Access a dedicated Gateway manager and a team of specialised business development engineers.
Industry support from the Irish Food Tech Cluster
The Irish Food Tech Cluster can assist companies with Enterprise Ireland funding mechanisms in the form of Innovation Vouchers, Innovation Partnerships and Innovation Partnership Feasibility Studies. Companies can also directly fund their work with the Gateways.
The Irish Food Tech Cluster is available to SMEs, large indigenous companies and multinationals. It strives to provide companies nationwide with access to the wide range of expertise within the Gateway structure, who can support and aid the development of research and innovation in industry.
Solutions for a range of sectors
The Technology Gateway Network delivers innovation expertise to industry across Ireland. It is run by Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the Institutes of Technology.
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