It’s an innovation marketplace!

The Innovation Exchange is where businesses facing digital transformation challenges are connected with innovative solutions providers with the talent to help them achieve their ambitions.

Large corporates get access to Ireland’s most talented solutions providers and to collaborations that accelerate digital transformation.

Scaling technology companies get an instant sales pipeline as well as access to key decision makers, market intelligence and the capability to sell to large corporates.

The Innovation Exchange delivers

Challenges Published
Companies Engaged
Deals Done
Deals in Progress

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Hilton Foods


The Innovation Exchange has regular challenges coming thick and fast.

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March 13th, 2024

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Foods are a leading international food and supply chain service partner to leading retailers, global brands and the food service sector. Join us on March 13th for insight into their current challenge.

Gas Networks Ireland Challenge

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Our corporate partners are looking to collaborate with
innovative solutions providers

Do you have an innovation challenge?

If you’re an established business looking
to increase your competitive advantage by innovating
faster and more successfully in collaboration with SMEs.

Are you a technology innovator?

We’re currently recruiting SMEs with a
proven ability to deliver innovative
technology and business solutions.

Why The Innovation Exchange

The Innovation Exchange:
gaining momentum

What our members say

What is happening
at The Innovation Exchange

What our members say

The Innovation Exchange perfectly captures the spirit of collaboration that lies within the Irish business ecosystem. As a talent development agency, Skillnet Ireland is committed to supporting businesses at both ends of the scale, be that our home-grown SME community to the major multinationals that are vital to our economic wellbeing. Through the Innovation Exchange, and in partnership with Furthr, we are connecting ambitious SME leaders with some of the leading global organisations based in Ireland with the common goal of boosting innovation and competitiveness.

Paul Healy, Chief Executive, Skillnet Ireland