Discover Science & Engineering (DSE) is a national programme managed by Science Foundation Ireland aimed at promoting science. DSE’s ambition is to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among students, teachers and members of the public.
DSE’s primary mission is to contribute to Ireland’s continued growth and development as a society – one that has an active interest and involvement in STEM.
ICT Ireland’s objectives are to create a connected society and maximise the contribution of these companies to public and the local economy. It endeavours to inform policy, provide information and improve markets.
The Irish Software Association (ISA) is a subdivision of IBEC and ICT Ireland. It enables companies in the software sector to achieve their potential by increasing funding, hosting networking events, encouraging entrepreneurship and building awareness of the industry’s requirements.
The ISA’s aim is to make Ireland a global leader in the software industry through skills enhancement, financing and promotion.
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. Enterprise Ireland actively supports the IT’s Happening Here campaign which highlights the impact and potential of Irish-owned software companies.
With over 600 companies and thousands of vacancies across a variety of subsectors, this is Ireland’s fastest growing sector and these companies are looking for the best people the world can offer. www.itshappeninghere.ie
Its goal is to highlight the opportunities in science and engineering, encourage a positive attitude toward the subjects and highlight their relevance and contribution to Irish society. STEPS develops activities for students, teachers, parents and career guidance counsellors in order to raise the profile of these subjects among the public.
European e-Skills Week highlights the growing demand for skilled ICT users and professionals to drive a competitive and innovative Europe. This exciting campaign seeks to inform students, young professionals and SMEs about the vast range of opportunities that ICT-related jobs present.
This awareness campaign engages public authorities, ICT companies, education institutions and students in hundreds of activities, training events, competitions and much more. It culminates in a dedicated European e-Skills Week, which ran from 26 to 30 March this year.