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Oct 1, 2022

The innovation trip organized by CIOMajlis to Ireland offered a comprehensive exploration of the country’s tech and innovation landscape. The visits included a range of institutions and companies that showcased Ireland’s commitment to technology, entrepreneurship, and sustainability.

Enterprise Ireland, the national development agency, provided insights into the support and resources available for startups and businesses in Ireland. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the initiatives and programs aimed at fostering innovation and driving economic growth.

Smart Dublin, an initiative focused on leveraging technology to improve urban living, showcased innovative solutions and projects aimed at creating smarter and more sustainable cities. The visit offered valuable perspectives on how technology can enhance various aspects of urban life, such as transportation, energy efficiency, and citizen engagement.

ESB Group, a major energy company, showcased its initiatives and advancements in renewable energy and sustainability. The visit provided participants with a deeper understanding of Ireland’s commitment to decarbonization and future energy solutions.

Dogpatch Labs, a renowned startup hub, offered a glimpse into Ireland’s thriving startup ecosystem. Participants had the opportunity to engage with entrepreneurs and innovators and learn about the latest trends and breakthroughs in various industries.

IDA Ireland, the country’s inward investment promotion agency, highlighted the opportunities and incentives available for foreign companies looking to establish a presence in Ireland. The visit provided insights into Ireland’s attractiveness as a destination for global businesses and innovation.

The delegation also attended meetings with Irish tech startups at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Dublin. These meetings offered a platform for exploring innovative solutions and identifying potential business opportunities. Presentations from ACETECH Global, VRAI, Habitus, Davra, and UBiqube showcased the diverse range of Irish startups and their contributions to technology and innovation.

Furthermore, the CIOMajlis delegation visited the Mobility Innovation Summit, which took place at the Pavilion in Leopardstown Racecourse. The summit provided opportunities for test drives of electric vehicles (EVs), e-bikes, and e-scooters, along with discussions on the role of technology in decarbonization and future energy solutions. It allowed participants to witness the latest advancements in sustainable mobility and engage in conversations about the intersection of technology, transportation, and environmental impact.

Overall, the CIOMajlis innovation trip to Ireland offered a comprehensive and immersive experience in the country’s tech and innovation ecosystem. The visits to enterprise Ireland, smart Dublin, Ding, ESB group, Dogpatch labs, IDA Ireland, Kerry group, Huawei Ireland research center, and the meetings with Irish startups provided participants with valuable insights into Ireland’s technological advancements, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to sustainability.