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 (l-r) Cian Forgarty and Jack Dooley of Greener Globe, participating in LaunchBox 2018, Trinity’s student accelerator. Photo courtesy of LaunchBox All the teams chosen to participate in LaunchBox summer accelerator have two things in common, says Programme Manager Alison Tracey: an idea with the ability to create impact, and the right team to make it […]
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The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has sought governmental approval to draft a bill placing a 5-year minimum expiry date on gift cards, she announced recently. Even though gift card expiration dates are typically covered under consumer protection laws, this will be the first legislation of its kind to specifically address them. […]
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Ireland’s largest home grown Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider Abtran is set to create 350 new jobs in Sligo. As part of its expansion plan in the north-west region of Ireland, Abtran will base a new regional operations centre in a high-tech facility at Finisklin Business Park. Recruitment for the roles in Sligo has began, with […]
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The set-up of Ireland’s first national Space Strategy for Enterprise by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has been announced by Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan. The Strategy will set out how Ireland can maximise the benefit of its investment in the European Space Agency (ESA) and […]
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A stark warning regarding a ‘Hard Brexit’ was issued to Irish manufacturers at the National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference recently at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin. The annual conference welcomed 3,000 manufacturing and supply chain industry professionals including over 200 speakers and 170 exhibitors. With the Brexit negotiations seemingly nowhere