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Doing Business with Ireland

As an Embassy, we support Irish economic interests in Portugal. We work with Irish State Agencies to promote greater trade, tourism, research collaboration and Portuguese investment in Ireland.

Enterprise Ireland Director for Portugal and Spain, Alberto Cisterna Viladrich, addressing the launch of the Ireland Portugal Business network at the Embassy premises on 23 June 2016.

We can:

  • Support Irish companies who want to find and access new opportunities
  • Provide general advice on doing business locally
  • Pursue export and investment opportunities that will benefit Ireland
  • Help with resolving commercial difficulties where possible

Team Ireland

We work closely with Irish state agencies to promote trade, tourism and inward investment. We also work with the Ireland Portugal Business Network and other networks in Portugal.

Ireland Portugal Business Network

The network aims to stimulate and increase trade, including by helping Irish companies to broaden their contact base. For more details see their website and their LinkedIn group.

Working with state agencies

Working with the right expertise in relevant state agencies is part of our successful strategy.

Bord Bia

The Irish Food Board, known as Bord Bia, acts as a link between Irish food, drink and horticulture suppliers and existing and potential customers throughout the world. Bord Bia has a network of overseas offices in Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris, Shanghai and Stockholm.

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the government organisation responsible for developing and growing Irish enterprises in world markets. It has a network of nine regional offices throughout Ireland and over 30 international locations.

Tourism Ireland

Tourism Ireland markets the island of Ireland as a holiday destination overseas. It devises and implements world-class marketing programmes and provides industry partners with opportunities to market their own products and services alongside Tourism Ireland overseas.

Science Foundation Ireland

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) invests in academic research that is most likely to generate new knowledge, leading-edge technologies and competitive enterprises in science and engineering. As well as promoting Ireland's achievements around the world, SFI supports co-operation between education, government, and industry.

IDA Ireland

Ireland's inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is responsible for attracting and developing foreign investment. IDA Ireland has 18 international offices.