Industry-driven, Academia-fuelled,
Supporting Manufacturing SMEs in Ireland with their Digital and Green Transition
Are you Digital Ready?

Take our lean digital manufacturing assessment and get recommendations on how to gear up for business growth.

New €10+ million Collaborative Growth Funding Projects to support SMEs

Who We Are

IDEAM Cluster is an innovative national industry cluster located in the heart of the Mid-West region of Ireland supporting businesses to collaborate, innovate and grow. We aim to prepare those organisations for opportunities in digitalisation and green transition of manufacturing. The core needs of SMEs are at the heart of our cluster strategy acting as a ‘one-stop-shop’ to ignite the exponential growth of manufacturing SMEs. Our core vision is to unlock new collaborative opportunities for our members by working together and building trust.


IDEAM brings together industry, academia, government and society to represent the needs of the digital engineering and advanced manufacturing ecosystem in Ireland. Our mission is to support SMEs with their smart manufacturing journey. At an economic level, the impact of the IDEAM Cluster will be the retention and attraction of 2,000 jobs and support more than 75 manufacturing SMEs in digital transformation and industry 4.0.


People & Community

Training, Expertise & Trustful Connections


Promotion & Strategic Projects


Lower Costs, Route-to-Market, Co-opetition

Access to Infrastructure

Meetings, Events, Conferences & Alliances

Access to Finance

Funding Programmes, Grants & EU platforms

Research & Development

Firm Growth and R&D Agenda



Active Users
0 +
0 +
0 +
Support Insitutions
0 +
Direct Projects and Funding
0 k+

Get Updates

Get new funding news, industry updates, event tickets and more, directly to your inbox.


The Green Transition of Ireland’s Manufacturing SMEs: Digi Manufacturing 2.0 project will foster new industry collaboration opportunities

IDEAM’s support to the future of advanced and sustainable manufacturing in Ireland
Industry growth through collaboration at Limerick Institute of Technology

Together we can make a real difference.

Grow your business through our membership benefits.