Ireland's Aerospace and Aviation Industry

Emerging Hub

for space technology

250 Companies

60 ESA contracts

Innovation Leaders

in RFID solutions

AS9100 Certifications

as industry standard

Ireland is emerging as a global hub servicing the aerospace and aviation industries, with more than 250 active Irish companies and over 40% of the world’s fleet of leased aircraft owned and managed from Ireland.

Supported by world-class STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and close ties between research and industry, Ireland has strengths in logistical solutions, high-tech machine components, surface treatments and materials. These deliver superior operational performance and increased profitability for customers.

The Irish industry is one of the most technologically advanced, thanks to innovations in RFID solutions, inventory optimisation software, customer and communications automation. AS9100 certification means that companies are trusted by the most exacting customers.

With over 60 Irish companies holding contracts with the European Space Agency, Ireland is also emerging as a hub for space technologies. A new space industry strategy was recently unveiled, which will ensure Irish technology companies’ continued competitiveness in the market.

Ireland's Aerospace and Aviation Industry

Emerging Hub

for space technology

250 Companies

60 ESA contracts

Innovation Leaders

in RFID solutions

AS9100 Certifications

as industry standard

Emerging Hub

for space technology

250 Companies

60 ESA contracts

Innovation Leaders

in RFID solutions

AS9100 Certifications

as industry standard

Ireland is emerging as a global hub servicing the aerospace and aviation industries, with more than 250 active Irish companies and over 40% of the world’s fleet of leased aircraft owned and managed from Ireland.

Supported by world-class STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and close ties between research and industry, Ireland has strengths in logistical solutions, high-tech machine components, surface treatments and materials. These deliver superior operational performance and increased profitability for customers.

The Irish industry is one of the most technologically advanced, thanks to innovations in RFID solutions, inventory optimisation software, customer and communications automation. AS9100 certification means that companies are trusted by the most exacting customers.

With over 60 Irish companies holding contracts with the European Space Agency, Ireland is also emerging as a hub for space technologies. A new space industry strategy was recently unveiled, which will ensure Irish technology companies’ continued competitiveness in the market.

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Europe’s fastest growing economy

Irish businesses are globalised, forward-looking and ambitious – their partners benefit from this dynamic approach.

One of the world’s most innovative ecosystems

Irish small and medium businesses are the most innovative in Europe and are supported by a world-class R&D ecosystem.

A global technology centre

Irish companies grow up alongside the biggest names in tech, life sciences and financial services and meet the standards of global leaders.

A culture of entrepreneurship

Irish people are renowned for developing business opportunities worldwide and their ambition means a sharp focus on success.

Why partner with Irish businesses?

Europe’s fastest growing economy

Irish businesses are globalised, forward-looking and ambitious – their partners benefit from this dynamic approach.

One of the world’s most innovative ecosystems

Irish small and medium businesses are the most innovative in Europe and are supported by a world-class R&D ecosystem.

A global technology centre

Irish companies grow up alongside the biggest names in tech, life sciences and financial services and meet the standards of global leaders.

A culture of entrepreneurship

Irish people are renowned for developing business opportunities worldwide and their ambition means a sharp focus on success.

Learn more about Irish aerospace companies

CAE Parc Aviation

CAE Parc Aviation is a global leader in providing aviation personnel solutions and services to the aviation industry. They provide 1,400 Flight Crew & Technical Personnel to 70 aviation clients worldwide. Based in Ireland, it is a subsidiary of CAE, a Canadian aviation training company that offers civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in over 45 locations and trains over 100,000 crewmembers yearly.

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As one of the world’s largest seed capital investors, we help develop a pipeline of cutting edge Irish companies.

Connect to Businesses

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Get Direct Introductions

We make direct introductions to the right people in Irish companies, enhancing and simplifying your experience.

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