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Cobotics Skillnet

Network Sector

Digital / Technology, Manufacturing / Supply Chain

Network Region


Network Manager

Dermot O'Neill

Network Contact

Dermot O'Neill


087 2363762


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Network Overview

Cobotics Skillnet supports businesses of all sizes in the Irish robotic and automation technology sector through the provision of subsidised upskilling programmes. The network’s mission is to support the international competitiveness of Irish businesses operating in fintech, logistics, healthcare, manufacturing and other key industries by promoting the use of innovative robotic solutions.

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible upskilling courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. Cobotics Skillnet is promoted by the Irish Centre for Excellence in Robotic Technology (ICERT). Membership of the network is open to private enterprises in the robotic and automation technology sector.

Supports to businesses

  • Assist businesses to identify and address current and future skills needs 
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development 
  • Guidance on achieving value for money when investing in learning and development 
  • Strategic programmes that enhance business innovation and sectoral competitiveness 
  • Flexible training and education programmes customised to the needs of the sector 
  • Innovative programme design and development 
  • Leadership programmes for business owners and executives 
  • Certified and non-certified technical training 
  • Training relating to communication, problem-solving and other core skills 
  • Advice on gauging the effectiveness of training 
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector 
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events 

"The Cobotics Skillnet provides a platform for enabling better access to robotic innovation and training in Ireland. We look forward to participating in the network with the opportunity to access best practice robotic process automation which will provide our business with the capability to develop and retain key talent which are key to the success of our business."

Karen Kane – Merit

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