97 High Potential Start-Ups supported by Enterprise Ireland in 2012 aim to employ over 1,600 new staff and to generate over €300m in annual sales within three years. The figures were announced by Small Business Minister John Perry TD speaking at the HPSU Showcase at the Mansion House in Dublin earlier in March.Read More »
Dublin is to host the sixth EuroNanoForum conference in June, the largest nanotechnology conference in Europe. It will take place here under the auspices of Ireland’s presidency of the European Council.
Onwards Learning, a client of Enterprise Ireland, has secured an agreement with the Central Institute for Vocational and Technical Education (CIVTE) in China to develop and run an English language e-learning and teaching portal.
An Enterprise Ireland trade mission, led by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore T.D. will visit Turkey from 8-11 April 2013. The aim of the visit is to increase trade between Turkey and Ireland.
Over 120 new business ventures have successfully completed the first Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers Programme. Based on the success of the first year of the programme, a further €12.65m is now being invested for the next three years of New Frontiers, which aims to develop sustainable businesses that will create jobs throughout the country.
Irish companies AMCS (Co. Limerick), Anua (part of the Bord na Mona Group), and Cork Plastics signed contracts to the value of €1.5m with three French companies. The contracts represent significant wins for the three companies who are providing innovative products and solutions to the highly competitive cleantech and construction sectors in France.
The Going Global Fund is a competitive fund which is focused on locally trading companies that have successfully established businesses in Ireland, and wish to explore opportunities to internationalise their business as a route to growth. The fund is now open for applications. The call closes on Monday 15th April.