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Cork Smart Gateway's steering group members represents a mix of representatives from local government, academia and industry. The Cork Smart Gateway works closely with each member to identify potential projects and to showcase and promote the smart and innovative work being undertaken by each member. 

Learn more about our partners below and visit their own websites for more information. 

Cork City Council

Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí - Cork City CouncilCork City Council serves the needs of Cork City's citizens which comprises of a population of 222,333 people. Cork City Council is responsible for the sustainable development and delivery of key services for Cork City. 

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Cork County Council

Comhairle Contae Chorcaí - Cork County CouncilCork County Council is the second largest Local Authority in the Republic of Ireland and the largest based on geographic area size. Cork County Council services the Cork County areas outside of the Cork City boundaries which comprises of a population of 332,255 people. Cork County Council is responsible for the sustainable development and delivery of key services for County Cork. 

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University College Cork

Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh - University College CorkUniversity College Cork is one of Ireland's largest universities with a student population of over 24,000. UCC is ranked in the top 1.5% of universities worldwide and conducts world-leading research in several areas. 

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The Tyndall National Institute

Tyndall National Institute - Institiúid NáisiúntaTyndall National Institute is a leading European deep-tech research centre in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology) hardware and systems, specialising in both electronics and photonics – materials, devices, circuits and systems.

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Tech Industry Alliance

Tech Industry Alliance - Connecting Tech, Business and Innovation in the South WestTech Industry Alliance (TIA) is at the heart of the South-West’s tech and digital economy. Tech Industry Alliance are empowering and enabling an ecosystem of members, alliances, collaborators and wider community of advocates and supporters with the main aim of delivering Ireland’s South-West region as a world class place to live, work, innovate and thrive. 

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Cork Chamber

Cork Chamber - Advancing business togetherCork Chamber represents the businesses of Cork and delivers on a progressive, economic, social and sustainability agenda for Cork.  The Cork Chamber champions Cork as a globally recognised place for business, innovation and quality of life.

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Energy Cork

Energy CorkEnergy Cork is an industry-driven cluster pursuing coordinated actions to strengthen enterprise and employment within the energy sector in the Cork region. Supported by Cork City Council and Cork County Council through their respective Economic Development Funds, Energy Cork was conceived by Cork Chamber with a view to building on the unique opportunities for the region to secure competitive advantage in the energy sector. 

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Nimbus Technology Gateway

Located on the campus of Munster Technological University, the Nimbus Gateway is at the forefront of cyber-physical systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT) research, innovation, and learning. Nimbus develops technologies that address the real needs of industry, people, and society.


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Munster Technological University

Munster Technological University is one of Ireland's leading universities located on two separate campuses in Bshopstown Cork and Tralee Kerry. MTU's Cork Campus. has in the region of 12,000 registered students with approximately 2,000 new entries year on year. Of these approximately 6,000 are full-time and the remaining are part-time. At present, MTU Cork has 1,425 staff members of which 824 are academic staff.


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