Innovate Limerick was established by Limerick City and County Council to help drive innovation and act as the delivery mechanism for the projects outlined in the Limerick 2030 plan and the Limerick Regeneration implementation plans and others. It is a public-private partnership company whose Board is made up of key partners from the private sector together with elected members and representatives from LEDP, LIT, UL, EI, Tait House, LCETB, Limerick Chamber and Limerick Regeneration.

One of Innovate Limerick's core objectives is to work with the key stakeholders to develop Limerick's business ecosystem and position Limerick City and County as one of the most attractive locations to start and grow a business. The new company will seek to accelerate innovation in Limerick by providing a supportive environment that will facilitate and encourage higher levels of innovation across the various stakeholders and sectors in Limerick.

For more information please click here: Summary Report 2015 Final

Limerick 2030 calls for the development of:

  • Incubation space for post incubation
  • Next stage
  • High potential start-ups
  • Emerging FDI start-ups
  • Corporate ventures
  • VC funds and sectoral/cluster initiatives a
  • Special programme delivery

Limerick Regeneration Implementation Framework details plans for the creation of a National Social Innovation Hub in Limerick and details comprehensive plans for the creation of a new ‘Medical Village’ for Limerick.
In order to address the issues as outlined in the Limerick 2030 Plan and the Limerick Regeneration Framework Implementation Plan, Innovate Limerick Ltd will deliver on two strategic pillars:

  1. Economic Innovation
  2. Social Innovation

Current Projects Include:

  • Engine
  • National Advanced Manufacturing Centre
  • Troy Film Studios Limerick
  • Rathkeale Enterprise Centre
  • Kantoher Enterprise Centre
  • ISAX
  • Encouraging innovation partnerships/linkages
  • Establishing the National Social Innovation Centre
  • Supporting agri-innovation
  • Doubling the number of firms in incubation and in receipt of new funding

Phone: +353 61 221414



Address: Innovate Limerick, Cecil Street Upper, Limerick V94 TN32.