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IDA Ireland is an autonomous Statutory Agency set up under the Industrial Development Acts 1986 - 2019. The Agency operates in accordance with the provisions of the Acts and under the aegis of the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, who is empowered to provide funds to discharge its obligations and issue general policy directives/seek information on the Agency’s activities.
IDA Ireland’s main objective is to encourage investment into Ireland by foreign-owned companies. Our success is measured by the impact on the Irish economy of FDI and IDA supported companies.
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Over the past 70 years IDA Ireland has evolved to become a global force in attracting FDI to Ireland and a key influencer in the development of the Irish economy and its reputation abroad.
IDA Ireland's new five year strategy is based on a policy of attracting investors who are seeking locations for Advanced Manufacturing or office-based activities which depend on highly skilled processes or are involved in high value added activities e.g. ICT, knowledge-based industries and Bio Technology.
Investing abroad raises all sorts of concerns, but IDA Ireland has got your back. As Ireland's FDI agency we have partnered with over 1,200 clients, helping them not only establish but ramp up their Irish operations. Partner with us and you will soon understand why Ireland wins for ease of doing business.
The IDA attends many events globally as well as promoting those related to our work. Find out about upcoming and recent events.
You'll find us responsive to your needs, proactive, professional and willing to go the extra mile.
We have 28 Offices worldwide helping support companies expand their operations in Ireland.