Trade Mission Seattle,
Vancouver May 2005:
Enterprise Ireland, is organising a Trade mission
to Seattle and Vancouver in May 2005 and this
will be led by The President of Ireland, Mary
The aim of the Trade Mission is to maximise
opportunities for Enterprise Ireland client
companies active in or interested in these markets.
Enterprise Ireland, with the assistance of
in-market experts will facilitate Trade Mission
participants with an itinerary of focused meetings.
Enterprise Ireland will also host a series
of networking events in each country.
About Enterprise Ireland:
Enterprise Ireland is the government agency
responsible for the development of Irish industry.
We work in partnership with client companies
to help them build a competitive advantage in
the global marketplace.
Its mission is to help Irish companies to build
their competitive advantage through innovative
marketing and technology. Enterprise Ireland
offices are a worldwide link to international
buyers with Ireland's competitive capability.
Enterprise Ireland is an organisation that
delivers value through sharing and dissemination
of knowledge, and by building relationships
for clients with key partners locally and internationally
and with the research community. We also add
value through the use of financial resources
to leverage the business development of clients.
For further information on Enterprise Ireland,
please check out: www.enterprise-ireland.com
Enterprise Ireland supports a vibrant aerospace
sector operating in Ireland. There are over
160 aerospace companies based in Ireland employing
15,000 people and producing a wide variety of
aerospace goods and services. These include:
- The maintenance, repair
and overhaul of aircraft engine and components
- The development of
new MRO technologies such as ‘power
by the hour’
- Precision manufacturing
and prototyping of engine components
- Aerospace design technologies
such as tooling design and fluid dynamics
- Inventory management
and supply technologies designed to reduce
cost and increase service levels
- The development of
software for such applications as aircraft
management, inflight and the Global
As a mark of our standing in the industry,
Ireland competed for, and was successful in
being the location for the Global Fleet Registry.
Ireland also developed the software used in
Ireland carries out significant levels of research
& development both at company level, in
our universities and colleges and joint research
between our universities and industry. At a
research level the focus is on the European
Strategic Research Agenda. The Strategic Research
Agenda provides a vision of the technology requirements
of the air transport sector looking 20 years
Enterprise Ireland supports a number of leading
Irish wireless and telecommunications companies.
Ireland has become a hotbed of innovation for
emerging technologies in Europe, and is an ideal
market for US-based companies to establish a
These companies are established in the hottest
industry segments, including:
- Billing, rating and
- Roaming and Settlement
- Telecoms Middleware
- Mobile Commerce
- Mobility Platforms
- Location Aware Solutions
The most exciting Irish telecommunications
companies focused on increasing international
market share and global outreach by building
partnerships, and a network of distributors
and subsidiaries, will be participating on the
Trade Mission to Seattle on 23rd-26th May 2005.
These companies together, represent a number
solutions, essential for the successful Enterprise.
Business has never had to move so quickly. In
today's competitive global market, business
decisions are almost instant, and their impact
is almost immediate. As one of the most globalised
countries in world, Irish companies has much
to offer businesses across the globe.