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This is Cork

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Located on the south coast of Ireland Ireland’s second city-region Only 2.5 hours from Dublin Direct access to EU markets 50% of Cork population under 35 years of age

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Strong track record of successful international investment and re-investment FDI investors employ over 33,000 people in the region Ideally situated between markets of Asia-Pacific and Americas

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University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology providing highly-skilled, industry-ready graduates International students in Cork fromover 100 countries Excellence in R&D and innovation through third-level research institutes Within approx. 100km radius of Cork, employers can access graduates from 4 other third-level institutes

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9 flights daily to London Regular daily flights to hub airports of Amsterdam, Paris and Manchester Direct flights to East Coast USA

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USA-UK 100 Gbit/s fibre network via Cork Planned new sub-sea cable connecting Cork to mainland Europe via France New 10 MW colocation data center development

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Highly competitive rates In excess of 1 million sq. ft. of office space coming on stream in Cork in the next 18 months Gold and Platinum LEED offices Innovative co-working spaces

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Strong multinational clusters in ICT, pharma, life-sciences, cyber security, energy, marine Ireland’s second centre for financial services Agri-food excellence and local, artisan food cluster Life Sciences Cluster spans the pharmaceutical, bio-pharma & medical device sectors Over 50 global technology companies in both manufacturing and services Multiple EMEA operations with functions from supply chain to sales, technical support & finance – servicing multiple markets in the local language

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Strong, pro-business environment Collaborative, inter-agency partnerships Collegiate can-do attitude Thriving start-up community and entrepreneurial spirit

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Compact city-living Spectacular rural & coastal environment Over 20 festivals a year Food capital of Ireland Welcoming, cosmopolitan environment