Key Areas

Based on the principal of innovation and win-win, the aim of ICSATA is to build an international platform for science and technology exchanges so as to promote the overall collaboration between Ireland and China particularly in the area of technology, trade, culture and education, and also to assist both the Irish and Chinese governments to forge the bilateral relationship at all levels.


ICSATA has been creating an international scientific and technological exchange and cooperation platform by integrating the whole eco-system of “production, academic and research”, strengthening the exchange and interactive development between China-Ireland technology companies, universities and scientific research institutions, and also assisting them to improve their international cooperation capabilities and innovation. One of our key partners and also peers is China Science and Technology Association (CAST).

Based on the common interested collaboration area between Ireland and China, ICSATA is currently focusing the following sections:

  • Agri-Tech
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bio-Tech
  • E-Commerce
  • E-Learning
  • Fin-Tech
  • Integrated Circuit
  • Life Science
  • Medical Device
  • Pharma-Tech
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart City
  • Supply Chain
  • Telecom & 5G

ICSATA is the Supporting Organisation of Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020

2018.09_ICSATA Delegation visited the Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health of the Chinese Academy of Sciences


ICSATA is dedicated to support all related trading activities between Ireland and China. Thanks from our great partners and advisors, which enable us to make this happen. Here are some of our key partners:

China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Light Industrial Products and Arts-Crafts (CCCLA)

Founded in 1988, China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Light Industrial Products and Arts-Crafts (CCCLA) is, in accordance with relevant rules and regulations, a national level organization composed of enterprises engaged in production, import and export of footwear, furniture, suitcases & bags, toys, ceramics, glassware, tableware & kitchenware, jewelry, and so on. The enterprise membership of CCCLA has exceeded 13000.

China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS)

China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS) was founded in 2017. In accordance with China’s service industry and service trade development strategy, the key aim of CATIIS is to integrate resources; coordinate international trade in services; assist the government in formulating and improving the legal system for trade in services; promote Chinese service brands on a global scale, and enhance the international influence of Chinese services.

Cork Chamber

Founded in 1819, as one of the oldest chambers in the world, Cork Chamber of Commerce is with 200 years in business. The mission of Cork Chamber is to make Cork the best place for business. The Chamber represent 1,200 companies who employ over 100,000 people across the Cork region.

County Meath Chamber

County Meath Chamber of Commerce is a leading business organisation for the promotion and development of economic and commercial activity in County Meath. The Chamber seeks to support and empower a progressive, dynamic network of members who are confident to drive and champion County Meath as the number one place in Ireland to do business. 


Both China and Ireland have great histories with their splendid and world-reknowned cluture. ICSATA is acting as one of the cross-cultural bridges to connect across Ireland and China. Based on the common interested collaboration area between the two countries, ICSATA is currently assisting the following sections:

– Craft design

– Cross culture management

– Cultrual industry exchange

– Tourism promotion

2019.05_Wen Chen delivered a keynote speech at China Cultural Expo in Shenzhen


ICSATA is devoted ourselves to promote the education collabration between Ireland and China. We are focusing not only the education courses, but also, and more importantly the talent exchanges. Since established, ICSATA has been actively bridging the education exchanges by closely working with governments, universities, R&D institutes, companies, and individuals between the two countries.

2020.01_ICSATA Promoting STEM programe with Cork County Council and Cork Institute of Technology in Cork

2021.01_ICSATA formed partnership with the Cambridge Learning Gateway (CLG)
爱中科协于2021年一月份同英国剑桥学习门户 (CLG) 建立合作伙伴关系

2018.05_Talent Work Station Awarded by Anqiu City Government at Anqiu-Dublin Business Conference


ICSATA Membership

ICSATA support enterprises for their international training, exhibition, academic exchange, technology transfer, business visit & match-making events, and also assist their market entry, investment, trade and other business activities between Ireland and China.