The ENTIRE European Digital Innovation Hub is a non-profit initiative focusing on supporting organizations active in the digitalisation of Life Sciences / Healthtech, Agriculture, Energy and Transport sectors, advancing the exploration, exploitation, and investment by Irish SMEs and public authorities in the utilisation of intelligent secure IoT sensors, networks, and software.
ENTIRE brings together the strongest innovation experts in digital technologies from across the Southern Region of Ireland. The ENTIRE Digital Innovation Hub’s strategic mission is to offer the innovation expertise of the Tyndall National Institute in IoT Smart Sensors, the Walton Institute (South East Technological University (SETU), Waterford) in IoT Networks and HPC, Munster Technology University (MTU) in Cybersecurity, University College Cork (UCC) in Artificial Intelligence, and Skillnet Ireland in SME Digital Skills Onboarding, as well as to broker all necessary technical, business, financial, investment and training support services across the value chain. By doing this, the ENTIRE Hub supports SMEs, start-ups, and public organisations in their digital transformation journeys, and enables greater competitiveness and efficiency by leveraging digital technologies in their business/production processes, products or services.
ENTIRE’s region spans nine counties in southern Ireland (i.e. the six Munster counties as well as Kilkenny, Wexford, and Carlow) which are supported by 10 Local Authorities. The Southern Region hosts approx. 100,000 SMEs (employing over 295,000 people) and 386 Multinational Enterprises employing over 75,000 people. ENTIRE EDIH is hosted and led by the Tyndall National Institute.