What we do

Strategically positioned in Portlaoise in the heart of the Midlands of Ireland, The CUBE is a 10,000 Sq. foot Low Carbon focused innovation cetnre operating in the intersection between research, corporates, and community to ensure Ireland is future proofed to benefit from movement to Carbon Neutrality. Spanning over three floors, our ground floor is dedicated to providing information to the community, businesses, and the agricultural sectors about the grants and supports available for retrofitting and sustainability. 

Official opening of The CUBE Low Carbon Centre of Excellence in Portlaoise.
Picture: Alf Harvey.

Through our partnerships, we offer businesses consultancy and training. We also provide supports to start-ups with the advice and support they need to develop and grow their business.

We are delighted to the part of the Siro and Vodafone GigaBit Hub Initiative. The CUBE is the eighteenth GigaBitHub to be announced under SIRO and Vodafone’s GigaBitHub initiative and is the first to open under its second phase. SIRO 100% fibre means companies, start-ups and researchers located in The Cube have access to high speed and reliable broadband, comparable to our major cities.








We offer a state of the art training room with video wall, which seats up to 30 people and can be rented out to businesses, training providers and community groups. We also have a boardroom available which seats up to 8 people. 

The CUBE is funded by Enterprise Ireland under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF).

Our Vision

Creating a globally attractive location for the establishment or sustainable focused business, through a world class cluster of skilled personnel, sustainable innovation development, design and infrastructural capabilities that will provide regional competitive advantage in the Low Carbon economy of the future. 

  • Job Creation
  • Low Carbon Urban Design and Planning
  • Low Carbon Consultancy and Training
  • Incubation of Low Carbon-focused Start-Ups and Research

Low Carbon Training

The CUBE links existing and emerging industries and top-class education to ensure Ireland has the technical knowledge and the skills necessary to excel in the transition of the industry to carbon neutrality. The CUBE has a network of partners in place that deliver internationally accredited, best in class training and services that will help to future proof Irish industry and create a competitive advantage as we transition to a net-zero economy. 

Through our partnerships, we can offer a suite of educational programmes that will both inspire revenue-generating activity and carbon efficiencies that at all times take into account your organisation’s unique position. 

In all cases, bespoke programmes can be tailored to deal with the intricacies of your business, ensuring that careful consideration is given to your position in the marketplace and delivering the best results. 

The CUBE in conjunction with Carbon Action can deliver multiple Carbon-focused training programmes that are cross-organisational in focus for every level or the organisation from floor to the C-Suite decision-makers. These courses benefit all Carbon consultants, GHG consultants, and Environmental managers. 

Contact Us

Address: The CUBE, 18 Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois R32 TP89

Tel. 085 7856204



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