To ensure Ireland's economy is well positioned to adapt and prosper in the future, in 2019, the Government launched a new economic pathway for Ireland based on embracing innovation and technological change, improving productivity, increasing labour force participation, enhancing skills and developing talent and transitioning to a low carbon economy. Future Jobs Ireland aims to drive our development as a resilient, innovative, and globally connected economy, capable of coping with technological and other transformational changes ahead.
Future Jobs Ireland, along with Project Ireland 2040, Global Ireland 2025 and the Climate Action Plan represents an integrated approach to prepare for the opportunities and challenges of the future economy.
Future Jobs Ireland focuses on five pillars namely:
- Embracing Innovation and Technological Change
- Improving SME Productivity
- Enhancing Skills and Developing and Attracting Talent
- Increasing Participation in the Labour Force
- Transitioning to a Low Carbon Economy
Future Jobs Ireland 2019, established 26 ambitions under these pillars to enhance the resilience of our economy and ensure we are well placed to exploit future economic opportunities.