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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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FutureScope 2016

By |April 27th, 2016|

DublinBIC has just launched FutureScope 2016,  an upcoming tech event that takes place on May 31st in the Convention Centre Dublin.

In a  nutshell – the event is a platform for engagement & collaboration between multinationals and Ireland’s entrepreneurial community.  The core theme is “Current Trends & Future Insights” where we have 40+ speakers lined up  (corporates, start-ups […]

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New HBAN angel syndicate to invest €2M in Irish start-ups in West of Ireland

By |March 16th, 2016|

HBAN, a joint initiative of InterTradeIreland and Enterprise Ireland responsible for the all-island promotion of business angel investment last week announced that The West by North West (WxNW) syndicate, together with Enterprise Ireland, will invest €2 million in start-ups located around the western seaboard in 2016.

The new syndicate includes 12 business angels based in or connected […]

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The Ireland Funds launches Business Plan Competition worth €16,000

By |March 16th, 2016|

The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition 2016 will open for entries on Monday, March 7th. Now in its fifth year, this competition invites students and recent graduates from Ireland and Northern Ireland to submit their business ideas for a chance to win €10,000. It will also provide mentoring and further support for the winning idea. […]

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Congratulations to Tr3Dent on winning IoT Award!

By |March 4th, 2016|

Friday, February 26th, saw Irelands tech and IoT influencers, entrepreneurs and, most importantly, enthusiasts descend on GMIT for what was the inaugural New Frontiers ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) Summit. The event attracted delegates from all over the country and proved to be a great success. IoT, still in its infancy, was centre stage for the day […]

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WestBIC welcomes Enterprise Ireland CEO, Julie Sinnamon to Galway office

By |November 18th, 2014|

The Chair and Board of WestBIC welcomed Jule Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland to WestBIC’s Galway office on Monday 17th November. She highlighted the crucial role that the BIC’s play in the provision of business planning supports to emerging High Potential Start-Ups. In particular she noted the strong performance of WestBIC client companies and their […]

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Galway Start-Up Weekend

By |November 17th, 2014|

The global phenomenon of the Start-Up Weekend has finally come to Galway. It took place over the weekend November 14, 15,16th at the Cairnes Business School at NUI, G. A sold out event, the enthusiasm and energy was infectious and WestBIC were delighted to support this Entrepreneurship Promotion and animation event as one of the […]

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The ACE Programme – One Year On

By |September 30th, 2014|

The ACE programme which was launched in September 2013, is a tailor-made acceleration programme to deliver targeted cross-border services to highly innovative ICT entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs with the potential to rapidly grow their businesses in international markets. Coordinated by the pan-European network of EU Business and Innovation Centres (BICs), EBN, ACE involves 15 partners […]

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