Inward Investment

CSES practitioners are recognised experts in inward investment with more than 40 years experience in providing advice to Economic Development Agencies (EDA's)and Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs).  Our deep knowledge of corporate decision making processes for  mobile investment projects  and experience of working in investment promotion and economic development agencies means we bring rapid value to IPAs and EDAs.  Services provided include:

  • Strategy Development
  • Competitor Benchmarking
  • Market Assessments
  • Impact assessments of economic effects of IPAs.
  • Evaluations of Investment Promotion Agencies and EDAs 
  • Aftercare (cluster strategies, sectoral assessment and strategy development)
  • Organisational Design
  • Training, coaching and counselling

Clients we have acted for include: Industrial Development Authority of Ireland (IDA), UK Trade & Investment, UNCTAD,   Helsinki Regional Promotion, Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency, Invest in France Agency, Northwest Economic Partnership Ireland,  International Development Law Organisation, Morocco,   ISA,  CzechInvest,  Italian Trade Commission,  London Development Agency,   and most of the UK RDAs including the SEEDA, EEDA, NWDA, and the EMDA.

For further information about CSES’ work in the area of inward investment, please contact  Barry Bright or  Jan Smit.