During our recent 3-day trade mission, members of the Emerald Aero Group delegation convened in Paradubice, Czech Republic. The mission was a strategic endeavor aimed at exploring new avenues and fostering partnerships within the Czech Republic’s aerospace sector. Members of our delegation included; Gerry Reynolds (Takumi Precision Engineering Limited), Shirley Walsh ((SCS) Shannon Coiled Springs), Dominic Murphy (Shannon Precision Engineering), Theresa Mulvihill (Smart Marketing Limited), Paddy White, John Enright, PMP®(IMR), and Chris Judge (IMR).

First and foremost, we express our sincere gratitude to Paddy White, CEO of Realtime Technologies Ltd Technologies and a vital member of our delegation, for graciously hosting the first leg of our journey. Paddy’s warm hospitality and insightful contributions set the stage for productive discussions and collaborations.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to Mr. Josef Kašpar for his invaluable insights into the Czech Aerospace Association and the Czech Aerospace Research Centre (VZLU). Mr. Kasper’s expertise and guidance have been instrumental in broadening our understanding of the aerospace landscape in the Czech Republic.

Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Ireland Czech Republic were instrumental in facilitating this impactful trade mission. Their expertise and dedication to fostering international collaborations have been instrumental in ensuring that this trip was successful. We would specifically like to thank Marta Siruckova (Market Advisor at Enterprise Ireland) for her efforts, aiding us in networking with local companies and providing invaluable opportunities for engagement and partnership-building within the Czech aerospace sector.

Stay tuned for more insights and recaps from our recent trade mission!