Engineering a Knowledge Island 2020 Summary Report

The focus of this report is to propose a vision for a knowledge-based economy which would place the island of Ireland in the forefront of the most advanced economies by 2020. This report seeks to indicate the trends in demand for people with engineering and information technology (IT) qualifications which will allow the target of reaching a ranking for the economy of the island in the Top 5 countries in the world to be achieved. This target is the benchmark against which the supply needs for engineers and IT specialists is assessed.