Archive for Enterprise Ireland

Big task for graduates

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 3 February 2011 by Steve

“Enterprise Ireland is placing 50 top-level graduates in export-led firms with markets across the globe …” (more)

[Herald, 3 February]

Visit could help grow income to €1.2bn

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 28 September 2010 by Steve

“The trade and education mission by Tánaiste and Minister for Education Mary Coughlan to the US should help toward growing income from overseas students to €1.2 billion this year, head of Enterprise Ireland Frank Ryan said …” (more)

[Fiona Gartland, Irish Times, 28 September]

Minister launches €7m Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund

Posted in research with tags , on 29 July 2010 by Steve

“Today saw the launch of a €7m fund designed to help academics turn research into jobs by bringing new products and services to market …” (more)

[Deirdre Nolan, Silicon Republic, 29 July]

Enterprise Ireland to ‘Propel’ start-ups in ICT, life sciences

Posted in research with tags on 31 March 2010 by Steve

“State support agency Enterprise Ireland has revealed a new ‘Propel’ programme aimed at supporting up to 12 new export-focused start-ups in ICT and life sciences that are capable of achieving revenues in excess of €1m …” (more)

[John Kennedy, Silicon Republic, 31 March]

Innovation Vouchers – A Valuable Opportunity for Small Companies

Posted in research with tags , , on 31 March 2010 by Steve

“Enterprise Ireland launch their latest call for innovation vouchers tomorrow, 1 April. Each voucher is worth €5,000 and allows small companies to contract a third level institution to undertake research to solve a business problem or identify new opportunities …” (more)

[Ciarán Ó Catháin, A President’s Notebook, 30 March]

Competence Centres just the business for third-level research

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 March 2010 by Steve

“The launch this week of Competence Centres by Minister for Enterprise Mary Coughlan was a formality for an industry-led research initiative that is already under way. Five of the proposed nine centres have received €1 million in start-up funding. The centres are the latest in a long line of Government research and development (R&D) initiatives, but they are a step that all involved say is significantly different …” (more)

[Ian Campbell, Irish Times, 12 March]

Tánaiste announces €56m for industry-led research

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 11 March 2010 by Steve

“Tanaiste Mary Coughlan has announced a €56 million investment in industry-led research with the launch of nine Competence Centres. A mix of multinationals and small and medium-sized indigenous firms will be directly involved in nine centres designed to bridge the difficult gap between the laboratory and the market place …” (more)

[Ian Campbell, Irish Times, 11 March]