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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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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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