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Establishing in Ireland – Accessing Europe

Ireland has become a leading location in Europe for global cyber security companies and security operations of MNCs, including:

  • Top 5 global security software companies
  • Over 40 MNCs with Cyber Security Operations
  • Over 60 Irish Cyber Security Companies & Start-ups
  • Over 7,000 people working in cyber security industry
  • 30,000 professionals with Cyber security related skills

Cyber Ireland, the national Cyber Security Cluster, brings together Industry, Academia and Government to represent the needs of the Cyber Security Ecosystem in Ireland. We aim to enhance the Innovation, Growth and Competitiveness of the companies and organisations which are part of the cluster.

Cyber Ireland are members of the Global EPIC Soft Landing Programme, which provides supports to  organisations looking to visit, test or set-up in Ireland (at no cost you):

  • 2 hours 1-1 time with soft-landers over a 1-2 month period
  • areas of opportunity within the Irish market
  • Warm introduction to relevant potential business partners, regional development and other government agencies
  • Inclusion on the Cyber Ireland mailing list 
  • Attend and participate at Cyber Ireland events
In 2022, Cyber Ireland took part in a Market Study Visit (MSV) to the Netherlands. The trip helped to strengthen the international relationships with the Dutch Cybersecurity Ecosystem, and Global EPIC member, HSD. Read about the MSV here.  


For more information about the possibilities of soft-landing in Ireland and how to join this programme, please contact [email protected]

For more info on the Global EPIC Soft-Landing Initiative see here.