Northern Powerhouse Ireland Market Sector Webinars
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - Wednesday, 16 June 2021
About the event
The Department for International Trade (DIT), in partnership with DIT Ireland invites companies from the Northern Powerhouse to attend our preliminary series of four webinars focused on Ireland’s key sectors; Offshore Wind, Construction, Life Sciences and Agritech.
Tuesday, 8 June 2021
An Introduction to the Construction Sector in Ireland : 11:00 - 12:00
Since 2013, Ireland’s construction sector has experienced significant year on year growth, a trend which continued into Q1 2020. Key drivers of this growth are housing, transport infrastructure and commercial property, addressing Ireland’s status as a hub for multi-national firms in attracting businesses and talent.
Wednesday, 9 June 2021
Introduction to Healthcare & Life Sciences Sectors in Ireland : 10:00 - 11:00
As part of the Covid-19 response, the Irish Government has allocated €22bn to healthcare in its budget for 2021. Irish healthcare providers and medical device distributors are eager to engage with suppliers who can provide innovative products that will improve their services. Deployment of digital health solutions has also increased. This presents opportunities for UK companies to engage with individual providers, industry partners and the wider sector to collaborate.
An Introduction to the Agritech Sector in Ireland : 11:00 - 12:00
The Irish agricultural industry is an advanced system that focuses on high yields and efficient methods and innovative UK companies in the areas of productivity/efficiency in farming, data, sustainability, farm animal welfare/disease, automation, beef, dairy, machinery, and equine could meet demand in the Irish market for new agricultural technologies, tapping into the drive for sustainability in the farming sector that is heavily pushed by Irish Government policy.
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
An Introduction to Offshore Wind in Ireland : 10:00 - 11:00
Ireland’s offshore industry is at present still in the early stages of both project and supply chain development, offering UK companies with experience and expertise great opportunities to get involved in what is an ambitious sector aiming to develop between 3.5 GW between now and 2030.
Join us across these four sessions to find out more about the growing opportunities Ireland has to offer for UK businesses.
We have gathered together some of the most highly respected professionals in the industry to discuss the role in scaling companies in today's environment. Among our esteemed speakers and panelists are: