Enterprise and Employment as part of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs.
The mission of DETE is to support the creation of jobs by promoting the development of a competitive business environment in which enterprises will operate to high standards and grow in sustainable markets. The department has committed itself to prioritising investment in science, technology and innovation and the development of the knowledge society.
DETE is currently overseen by:
Leo Varadkar, Tanaiste, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment
Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail
Robert Troy, Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation