Supports all-island Clusters & Networks to realise their clustering potential

Becoming A Memeber

In 2020, 15 clusters and cluster initiatives including 170 professionals across the quadruple helix engaged with us in further animating the clustering conversation across the island. The Cluster Centre continues to grow a community of cluster professionals.

From cluster managers, county councils, regional authorities, state agencies, networks, SMEs and education providers, this is your space to connect with like-minded clustering practitioners, to share your experience and learn from others. The Cluster Centre network shares cluster knowledge expertise and experience gained while continuing to grow the network and our cluster services and capacity build.


The Cluster Centre has a range of member clusters and welcomes expanding the membership base. We support our membership by raising their visibility and clustering expertise. The Cluster Centre membership base gives members preferential access and discounted pricing to clustering opportunities.

Become a member and enjoy the added value of membership benefits including increased visibility on The Cluster Centre website, access to cluster learning materials, visibility opportunities and up to 40% discounts on training and event fees.

Benefits of The Cluster Centre Annual Membership:


Access to news and resources from the cluster community


Access to cluster learning materials, tools and training opportunities


Support in cluster development activities


Guidance and pathways for international cluster development


National and international networking and collaboration opportunities 


Visibility for your Cluster on The Cluster Centre website  


Workshops and training programs by experts with up to 40% discount on event fees throughout the year

Since becoming members of the Cluster Centre, Geoscience Ireland (GI) has gained access to both Ireland’s growing cluster ecosystem as well as overseas models. The Cluster Centre has provided access to strong thought leadership with courses and webinars delivered by Ifor Williams and James Wilson; the Centre has also provided a platform for GI to present its cluster history and outlook. We wish the team continued success in increasing the visibility of Ireland’s evolving cluster landscape.

– Andrew Gaynor, Business Development Manager, Geoscience Ireland –

Membership Process

Become a member of The Cluster Centre in a few simple steps. Membership is valid for 12 months. On completion of 12 months, the membership will renew automatically or one of our representative will contact you one month prior to the renewal date.

Should you have any queries about the membership process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Complete the membership application form, which is found HERE.

If you are paying online click HERE to pay your €450 + vat annual membership fee.


If you are paying by bank transfer we’ll email you an invoice.


If you’ve paid online you’ll automatically be sent your membership login details. If paying by bank transfer we’ll email you login details once your payment has been received.


For online payments your membership will automatically renew on the 12 month anniversary. If you’ve paid via invoice, we’ll be intouch one month before your renewal date.


Once you have received your login details you can access the member section of the website, manage your profile online and your organisation will be displayed on The Cluster Centre website within two weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Cluster Centre Membersip

How long does my membership last?

Your membership will last for 12 months.

What happens at the end of the 12 months?

Your membership automatically renews. If you paid by credit / debit card through our website your membership automatically renew as long the card used remains active. If you paid for membership by electronic transfer, one of our team will issue you an invoice for manual payment one month before the end of your membership.

Who does the membership cover?

Member covers your cluster and cluster members.  This includes cluster members, your board & associated organisations.

What are my payment options?

The simpliest way to pay is through the website, which also gives you instant access to the membership benbifits. To pay through the website click HERE. If you prefer to pay by bank transfer then once you have completed the membership application form we will issue you with an invoice.

What are the main benefits of being a member?

Increase visibility for your cluster. Reduce pricing on training & capacity Building.  Networking and knowledge sharing nationally & internationally.

What do I do if I have questions about my membership?

Fill in the form below and we will set up a call with you.

Still Unsure?

There are a number of compelling reasons why becoming a member of The Cluster Centre will benefit your cluster. If you are still unsure why not book a free, no-obligation, consultation with one of our team.

To discuss your membership, simply complete & submit the form below. 

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