Irish Technology Cluster Seeking to Join Consortium for Cluster Excellence Call
it@cork is interested in joining a consortium for the COSME call entitled “European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities (COS-CLUSTER-2020-3-03)”. It@cork is an association of technology companies covering South West Ireland. Our members include start ups, SMEs and multinationals from all sectors and we focus on the technology aspect of their companies covering a range of technologies including Cyber Security, AI, IoT, BioTech, AgriTech, FinTech, DevOps, etc. We help our members to upskill in technology and connect with their peers and we work to raise their profile and the profile of south west Ireland as a location for technology companies. We are looking to connect with similar clusters across Europe responding to this call and looking particularly at developing new services for members, becoming involved in cluster member exchanges and implementing activities for interregional collaboration and partnership development for our cluster and for our members. The Chief Operating Officer with it@cork has strong experience in implementing and managing EU projects under programmes including Interreg, Horizon 2020, Innovative Actions etc. She has worked on social economy projects, circular economy projects, regional information society initiatives and inter-regional business support projects.