Talking Point: Companies seeking the 'cluster effect'

The 'cluster effect' is nothing new in Irish business, where companies in many sectors have an established culture of collaboration for shared gain.

14th July, 2012
Talking Point: Companies seeking the 'cluster effect'
'A cluster could encourage firms to form alliances to enable them to enter new markets.'

The 'cluster effect' is nothing new in Irish business, where companies in many sectors have an established culture of collaboration for shared gain. "Companies are pretty clued in in terms of using networking events, for example, to find other companies they could collaborate with on a particular market-focused project," said Enterprise Ireland's Jean Mullen.

Existing clusters include Animation Ireland (animationireland.com), a group of 14 animation companies that work together to promote the sector internationally.

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