The DCU National Centre for Family Business NCFB is Ireland's leading family business research centre. Founded in 2013, we provide Irish family businesses with practical business insights, informed by shared best practice and cutting-edge research. A leader in family business research, the NCFB also works with global leading experts and their research teams in top Business Schools in the United States, Europe and Australia. Publishing in top international journals and contributing to commissioned family business practitioner reports, we are committed to 3 Pillars of Excellence: Research, Education and Engagement. Working together with our international and policy research colleagues, our research readily translates into evidence-based practice that we share with family businesses we work with, to ensure they remain competitive and successful.