About Us

About Us

Forfás is Ireland’s policy advisory board for enterprise, trade, science, technology and innovation.

Forfás was established in 1994 as an agency of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Forfás' policy functions are to:

Additional functions include:


To contribute to the future success of Ireland’s economy as an agency of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, by providing ambitious, coherent and widely understood enterprise and science policy advice that supports growth.