The German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce is hosting a trade mission from Germany at the beginning of September aimed at establishing and maintaining German-Irish business partnerships in the Software Development and Online-gaming sector.

On the 8th of September there will be a “German-Irish Digital Innovation Summit”. Speakers include:

1 – Paul Sweetman, Director of the Irish Software Association, will give an insight into the Irish software industry.
2 – Thierry Baujard, founder and CEO of Media Deals, which focuses on cross-border investments in the media tech sector, is giving a presentation on the funding opportunities in the software & online-gaming sector.
3- [update] Thorsten Unger, CEO of Wegesrand & GAME – German Association for Computer Gaming will provide an outlook on the German Gaming Market.
4 – The ten visiting German companies, from the areas of educational and online gaming and software development, are in Ireland for the whole week on a trade mission and in addition to presenting at the Summit, they are also available for private meetings with Irish companies to discuss business opportunities.

Date: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Time: 09.00 – 17.00 h
Venue: Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC), Taylor’s Lane, Dublin 8

See the preliminary program

Attendance is free but registration is necessary.

The event will bring together German and Irish expertise in the area of software development, online-gaming and educational gaming through a discussion panel following each experts talk.

Please feel free to provide the organisers with any “hot topics” related to software development, online/ educational gaming in an international context that you would like to see featured.

In addition, they still have free places to participate on a discussion panel if you are interested.


Explore business opportunities: Individual Business Meetings

As part of this event, Irish companies have the opportunity to meet the visiting German companies and gain insight into their product portfolios to explore new business opportunities. The individual business meetings will take place in the three days following the conference (9th – 11th September). Their profiles are available on our website.

Information about the summit and trade mission will be available on the German-Irish Chamber website and updated on a regular basis.

This trade mission is funded by the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.