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A new 5 year research project has commenced that hopes to provide agri-environmental soil data for Ireland’s agricultural sector. Terra Soil is a collaborative research project that brings Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) and Teagasc to help improve the management of nutrients and trace elements in soil. The €1m project is the first research collaboration between […]
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Partnerships between three Irish healthcare companies and leading healthcare groups in North America have been established in a bid to improve the future of our nation’s’ healthcare. Yesterday at the Aviva Stadium, Enterprise Ireland welcomed 15 world-renowned healthcare providers from the United States and Canada to the first ever North America Healthcare Forum. The
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10 HANDS is a craft collective representing County Cork in a showcase at the National Craft Exhibition, China, this November 2018 and May 2019. Cork County Council has supported the collective through the Creative Ireland Programme and has recently welcomed a delegation from the Jiangsu Province of China to Cork; the primary focus of the […]
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We Are Cork is a new collaborative initiative being launched today as part of a strategy to strengthen Cork as an urban area full of opportunity. According to Cork County Council, We Are Cork is a strong, clear, united brand. The campaign aims to showcase how unique the Cork region is and how the region […]
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Launched in 2014 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is an Enterprise Ireland initiative connecting public sector bodies to organisations and companies with innovative ideas, aimed at solving prevalent issues across local communities nationwide. Contracting authorities can approach Enterprise Ireland with a problem they can’t find solution to in the current market
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Arralis is a Limerick based technology company that specialise in Radio Frequency (RF) and wave technology. Excelling in proprietary antenna technology, and in pursuit of technical innovation, the company have developed a new electronically steerable Ka band antenna. The big news is: The European Space Agency want in. The company have just announced today that […]
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National Women’s Enterprise Day is an event launched by Carlow and Kilkenny Enterprise Offices designed to connect businesses and entrepreneurs, and bring enterprises from local to global levels through these connections. The event’s launch was announced on Wednesday 5th September and will be held on Thursday 18th October 2018. This years theme is ‘from local […]
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Local Enterprise Offices in Clare, Limerick and Tipperary have hosted called ‘Beyond Local’. The event aims to highlight opportunities in key overseas markets so as Irish enterprises can explore the possibility of internationalising their businesses. On Tuesday Limerick held an export event where business owners could discuss opportunities to internationalise, the pitfalls
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The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, along with the EURES Cross-Border Partnership, will host a cross-border Job Fair in the Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan on Thursday, 20th September, from 10am to 1pm. The event, financially supported by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation, has been purposed for those
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This Friday, 7th September, marks the return of the monthly meetup ‘Founder Friday’ to Waterford. This is an opportunity for business minds, or even just curious minds, to come together and share their business backgrounds and experiences with like-minded people. Tracy Keogh, West Region Innovation Community Manager at Bank of Ireland, founded the national movement […]
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The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) has launched a new three-day course in correct GDPR practices. This course is aimed at companies, both public and private, and their staff, who work with and/or are responsible for personal data. As of May of this year, both significant changes and new obligations to handling and retaining personal […]
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A showcase of successful innovators and supporters of local innovation, Mayo Ideas Week is a week-long entrepreneurial series aimed at inspiring new and existing businesses in Mayo. This is a collaborative project by Nuálann Mhaigheo/Mayo Ideas Lab that helps inspire creativity within businesses, and converts original ideas to authentic products and services. The ‘Ideas
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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. […]