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New Female Entrepreneurship Programme starting in the West Region

By |August 31st, 2017|

Do you know of any females looking to start a business or already in business?
EMPOWER Female Entrepreneurship Programme takes place on Wednesday 13th Sept in the Connacht Hotel in Galway
 There are two parts to this Programme – EMPOWER Start and EMPOWER Growth
 Empower Start: is one half day a week over 12 weeks (20 females […]

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Congratulations to the 9th Impact, Tr3dent & YELOBLADE who won the WestBIC Innovation Award 2017

By |July 14th, 2017|

Following on from the success of the ACE Internationalisation Acceleration Programme in 2015, which gave 10 WestBIC ICT client companies an opportunity to gain International success in Europe through access to International Investors, European mentors and customized sector specific support, WestBIC ran a competition to give 3 of their HPSU client companies an opportunity to […]

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Midlands Engineering Network launched at the Life Sciences & Engineering Expo

By |June 23rd, 2017|

The Local Enterprise Offices in Westmeath, Offaly, Longford and Laois recently announced rolling out of a new programme to help ambitious engineering business grow their enterprises. The Engenuity Midlands Innovation Programme, supported by WestBIC and Almir, provides sector specific professional training, tailored mentoring & action planning, networking & collaboration opportunities to deliver growth objectives of […]

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Galway Incubation and Enterprise Space Review Study – Putting the Galway Incubation Product on the Global Stage

By |June 23rd, 2017|

Galway to enhance its unique position on the Global Stage in the Innovative Start-Ups market but increased collaboration among Stakeholders called for.

Announcing the release of a comprehensive Review Report on Incubation and Enterprise Space in the Galway Area, carried out by WestBIC and Galway City Council,  Dr. Chris Coughlan, WestBIC Chair, was upbeat on potential […]

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WestBIC Open Innovation Client Award 2017

By |May 29th, 2017|

Open Innovation | Open Ecosystems | Open Entrepreneurship | Open Startups | Open Data

Following on from the success of our ACE International Acceleration Programme for 10 ICT clients, WestBIC are offering three client companies an opportunity to be part of the European Business Innovation Network Congress 2017 in Enghien-Les-Bains, France in July.

More than 400 participants […]

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The Cube Roscommon – new desk space facility to support entrepreneurship and innovation.

By |May 12th, 2017|

A brand new entrepreneurship facility, the first of its kind located in a Local Authority Civic HQ, has been launched in Roscommon town for entrepreneurs, providing flexible desk space, with super-speed broadband, IP telephony and other support services.  The initiative is a partnership between Roscommon County Council and WestBIC, aimed at new and existing enterprises […]

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Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ Roadshow

By |April 7th, 2017|

Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in collaboration with the Local Enterprise Offices and The Entrepreneurs Academy, have joined forces for the 2017 Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ Roadshow. Visiting Wicklow, Kilkenny, Laois, Cavan, Sligo, Clare and Mayo, the Roadshow is aimed at women in business and potential female entrepreneurs, and will showcase inspiring stories of […]

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Launch of Engenuity – Midlands Engineering Programme

By |March 29th, 2017|

Exciting Opportunity for Ambitious Engineering Companies to Grow their Business

The Local Enterprise Offices in Westmeath, Longford, Offaly and Laois, in conjunction with WestBIC and Almir Business, are delighted to announce the roll out of a new programme to help ambitious engineering business owners grow their enterprises. The Engenuity Midlands Innovation Programme is an ideal opportunity […]

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RaiSE EU Programme

By |March 28th, 2017|

The RaiSE EU Programme runs from 2017 to 2021, and is aimed at making social enterprises more competitive.  The programme is funded by the European Commission via Interreg Europe programme, and is led by the region of Catalonia (Spain) through Catalonia Trade & Investment, the Catalan Government public agency for economic promotion. The other participating […]

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Intellectual Porridge – Protecting and Exploiting Innovations

By |March 10th, 2017|

GTC based Flynn O’Driscoll and Keltie with be sharing their experience on how to protect your IP and mistakes to avoid. This breakfast event is hosted by Galway Technology Centre with WestBIC and takes place on the 4th April @ 7.45am.

Please RSVP to info@gtc.ie as numbers will be limited.

 

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