News & Events

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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WestBIC supported Start-Ups Raising Record Levels of Capital

By |February 24th, 2017|

Levels of capital raised features high on the list among the indices that the WestBIC Board track to measure effectiveness on their innovation support measures across the West and North West Region. 2016 was a record year with a total of €10M raised for WestBIC clients from state, private equity, EU and other start-up relevant […]

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Graduate Entrepreneurs Competitive Start Fund

By |February 24th, 2017|

Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund for Graduate Entrepreneurs will open on 8th March 2017.  The fund offers a €50,000 equity investment for 10 early stage start-up companies led by entrepreneurs who have graduated with a 3rd level qualification in the last 3 years, or those sitting their final exams in 2017.
 The Competitive Start Fund can […]

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Introducing the ESII Project

By |November 15th, 2016|

ESII is a two-year transnational project set up to develop a new online training course to support the development of new European Experts in Social Innovation.  The project’s mission is to unleash the power of business for social impact.  The specific aim of the project is to develop and promote in Europe a new professional curriculum, […]

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Mayo Ideas WeeK 2016

By |September 22nd, 2016|

Mayo Ideas Week is a week-long series of idea generation, entrepreneurship and business events hosted by the development and enterprise support agencies and organisations in County Mayo.
Running every September since 2010, Mayo Ideas Week is very much a collaborative initiative, with more than 30 organisations and agencies co-hosting events over the years.
The theme for this […]

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I SEE YOU Project Final Event

By |September 15th, 2016|

“Young, Innovative and Social – Social Entrepreneurship as a Career Perspective for Youth”

The I SEE YOU project consortium is pleased to host the project’s final conference in Bratislava, Solvakia on October 5th 2016.

The conference will bring together project partners, stakeholders and young social entrepreneurs from all over Europe to present and discuss the results of […]

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iFactory West Programme aims to Grow Your Business

By |September 12th, 2016|

The Local Enterprise Office in Galway, in conjunction with WestBIC, are delighted to announce the roll out of a new programme to help ambitious business owners grow their enterprises. The iFactory West Programme is an ideal opportunity for eligible micro and small businesses to receive professional analysis, coaching and access to experts that will work […]

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TRINNO: €1.2m Co-operation Project for Innovation in Traditional Sectors

By |September 1st, 2016|

Enterprise creation, growth and innovation are identified in EU policy as key to fostering economic recovery and competitiveness across European regions. To this end, partners from seven European regions, including Irish partners WestBIC and the Northern and Western Regional Assembly, and members from their international network recently launched the TRINNO project – “Business ecosystems for […]

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Space Camp App – Italy 12th-19th September 2016

By |June 15th, 2016|

For the fifth time, ESA is inviting 20 developers to its ESRIN location in Frascati, Italy (including travel expenses and accommodation) – and you can be one of them! Whether you’re selected for the Space App Camp will depend on the creativity of your previous works with regard to their content, usability, design, and underlying […]

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Enterprise Ireland 50K Competitive Start fund

By |June 7th, 2016|

Competitive Start Fund – All Sectors – Application closing date – Wednesday 3:00pm, 15th June 2016

A call for applications for those active in the Manufacturing & Internationally Traded Services sectors including the following subsectors: Internet, Games, Apps, Mobile, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Lifesciences, Cleantech and Industrial Products opened on Wednesday 1st June 2016 and will […]

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