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.

The Irish Advantage

Innovative, flexible and trusted – Irish companies are delivering competitive advantage in key Canadian industries. Ireland’s uniquely open, fast-moving and collaborative economy has developed business people and companies with an unequaled track record of meeting the needs of global market leaders.

Canada is one of Ireland’s largest markets for export products and services. Ireland and Canada enjoy strong historical, cultural and political links, with a similar business culture. More than 400 Enterprise Ireland client companies are doing business in Canada, employing some 6,000 people, with a significant number having a local presences.

The Canada-Europe Trade Agreement (CETA) – a New Global Standard for Trade Agreements removes tariffs between the EU and Canada, making it easier and more economical for Irish and Canadian companies to do business, creating sizeable new market access opportunities.

Committed to EU

A member since 1973

1st for Flexibility

And adaptability of people

1st for Innovation

Among EU SMEs

Canadian Trade Partner

CETA makes it easier to do business

3rd Most Resilient

Supply chain in the world

10th Most Reputable

Country in the world

The sectoral experts in our Toronto office are committed to matching you to an Irish exporter that can deliver on your specific challenges. Talk to our local specialists to identify your ideal Irish partner to address your innovation challenges, improve your efficiency or meet your sub-supply needs.

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Recognised as a major centre of excellence in the medical technologies sector, Ireland’s Medtech cluster is one of the Top 5 globally.

Animation & Digital Entertainment

A global reputation for combining storytelling, visual artistry and digital innovation.


Delivering the technology that drives payments and regulation globally.

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