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Enterprise Ireland connects Middle Eastern businesses with Irish companies. Tell us what you need, and we'll find your ideal business partner.

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Why partner with Irish businesses?

Irish businesses are making a global impact, delivering innovative solutions to some of our most pressing challenges.

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 Middle East industries. Ireland’s uniquely open, fast-moving and collaborative economy has developed business people and companies with an unequalled track record of meeting the needs of global market leaders.

The Middle East is one of Ireland’s most significant markets for export products and services. With over 400 million people, the Middle East is one of the fastest growing regions in the world representing a largely untapped market, offering incredible potential for the export of goods and services. For Irish companies, opportunities exist in a variety of sectors, including Fintech, Life Sciences, Aviation, Agri-Tech, Clean-Tech, Education and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

More than 400 Enterprise Ireland client companies are doing business in the Middle East who are being supported by the Enterprise Ireland Dubai and Riyadh teams to expand and enter markets successfully.

Committed to EU

A member since 1973

1st for Flexibility

And adaptability of people

1st for Innovation

Among EU SMEs

45 Years of Diplomatic Relations with the UAE

Easier to do business

3rd Most Resilient

Supply chain in the world

10th Most Reputable

Country in the world

Our sectoral experts cover the Middle East from our offices in Dubai, Riyadh and Istanbul. 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.

Transforming industries - from fintech to farming

Travel Tech

Groundbreaking Irish companies are delivering innovative technologies that are helping travel sellers maximize their revenue and profitability.

Internet of Things

Innovative Irish companies are delivering solutions for every facet of the Internet of Things.


With a uniquely collaborative medtech ecosystem that includes academic support and world-class research centres, Irish companies are well positioned to provide the solutions that healthcare providers need.


As a global financial services and technology hub, Ireland is a source of fintech innovation, with the knowledge and expertise that customers need to suceed.

How Enterprise Ireland can help you

Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government's trade and innovation agency. Our goal is to build successful, long-term business relationships between international companies and Irish partners.

Access to Innovation

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

Connect to Businesses

Our industry experts understand your requirements and match you with a shortlist of Irish partners that can deliver on them.

Get Direct Introductions

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

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Contact the Gulf Office

For expert assistance finding your Irish export partner, get in touch with us.

Enterprise Ireland Dubai is the head office for the greater Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.

Enterprise Ireland
1501, The H Hotel Office Tower
One, Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, 115425
United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

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