Enterprise Centres Association

Contact person 
Valerie Brett
Institution 
Waterford Institute of Technology
E-mail 
vbrett@wit.ie
Country 
Ireland
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Knowledge Transfer Practice
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
No information provided
Identify the Knowledge Transfer area to which the practice belong 
Spin-off creation & Entrepreneurship
Indicate the country from which the practice is 
Ireland
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
No information provided
What is the title/name of the practice? 
Enterprise Centres Association
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the practice 
All companies
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
What is the aim/objective? 
To develop a representative body that facilitates a network for business development, training and management of Community Enterprise Centres in the South East. To promote Enterprise Centres as an attractive environment for new start-ups and for businesses interested in relocating to the region.
Give an overview of the practice 
The group enhances the level of business services provided by the centres to local businesses. To achieve this objective the association works in close co-operation with the County Enterprise Boards, Enterprise Ireland, FAS and Leader Organisations.
What is the date of creation of this practice? 
Tuesday, January 1, 2002
Is the practice still active? 
Active
What is the approximate budget needed for implementing this practice? 
0.00€
What kind of resources is needed for implementing the practice? 
No tangible resources required as the association is driven by the members of enterprise centres based in the South East Region.
Is this practice linked to an instrument/policy? 
Yes