Why Galway

Start Up Supports and Co-Working Hubs

Galway is home to several co-working spaces and start-up hubs. No matter what area you are interested in there is a place for you in Galway, from MedTech to FinTech, AgTech and more.

PorterShed is a coworking and collaborative space for Technology focused Innovation Driven Enterprises. Their focus is to build, grow, scale and innovate the Galway Tech ecosystem.  It is part of the Galway City Innovation District.

SCCUL Enterprise Centre offers affordable state of the art Shared Office Space (Hot Desks), Meeting Rooms, Training Rooms, Conference Rooms, and Business Units.

GMIT Innovation Hubs
in Galway and Mayo provide support and facilities for start-up businesses, including structured start-up programme and mentoring.

New Frontiers
can provide you with funding, help and support to develop your new business, if you have an innovative idea or you are already at an early stage of development.

The Empower Programme is a Female Entrepreneur Programme that plans to address specific challenges that hinder females and will help to fast track female-led businesses.

CREW Digital  supports enterprises in areas such as design, film and TV Production, animation, gaming, content development and AR/VR from its base at the GMIT campus, Galway.

Galway Technology Centre offers scale-up space & supports for innovative, globally trading companies in the ICT sector. Their mission is to support the creation of jobs in the west region.

Galway Local Enterprise Office provides a range of services and supports to help you start or grow your own business, from mentoring and training to financial supports.

NUIG Business Incubation Centre  provide business supports and excellent facilities including laboratories, offices, hot-desks and co-working spaces for start-ups.

Gteic is a network of innovation & digital hubs throughout the Gaeltacht. The hubs have shared spaces, fully equipped office space and incubator units to facilitate innovation and concept development.

Atlantic Economic Corridor Hubs The AEC Enterprise Hubs Project is a three-year project to create an interconnected community network from the 101 hubs identified as either operating or in development, in the AEC region.

BIA Innovator Campus is a step change project that will transform the food entrepreneurship landscape in the West of Ireland.