Industry-driven, Academia-fuelled, Government-supported
Supporting Manufacturing SMEs in Ireland
Driving Digital Transformation
New 30k funding for SMEs


IDEAM is an industry-driven cluster organisation that will bring together and support the growth of three individual networks, namely Explore Engineering, Limerick for IT and the Precision and Turned Parts Manufacturing Association (PTMA). IDEAM collaborates with industry, academia and government to represent the needs of the digital engineering and advanced manufacturing ecosystem in Ireland. Our mission is to support SMEs with their smart manufacturing journey. At an economic level, the impact of the IDEAM Cluster will be the retention and attraction of 2,000 jobs and support more than 75 manufacturing SMEs in digital transformation and industry 4.0. 

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IDEAM Cluster Managers Report

IDEAM Cluster Managers Report Our next report is on Cluster Managers:  Act as the strategic voice of members  Promote and foster collaboration opportunities  Help improve

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The P.T.M.A (Precision Turned Parts Manufacturers Association of Ireland) is a Trade Organisation established over 25 years ago. The P.T.M.A’s mission is to further the growth and development of the Precision Turned & Machined Parts industry in Ireland.

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IDEAM is currently accepting new members at no charge.