Irish firms can build on their UK construction sector success

Sunday Independent: Global Irish construction industry services and goods exports were valued at €1.7 billion in 2016, while the number of people employed by firms supported by Enterprise Ireland is projected to increase from 33,000 last year to 40,000 by 2020.

Students from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) scoop top prize at Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards 2018

The students won €10k for 'MacGlas', a novel vision aid designed to help people suffering from Macular Degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the western world.

The new Market Discovery Fund

Trade mission to Poland and Czech Republic sees more than €7.5m in new deals signed
Silicon Republic

The mission included 28 Irish companies that participated in 80 one-to-one meetings with their Polish and Czech counterparts. The firms examined opportunities across engineering, electronics, software, travel IT and medical devices.

€750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Irish Fintech and Deep Tech Start-ups
Business World

Enterprise Ireland has launched a new €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Fintech and Deep Tech start-up companies that have the capacity to succeed in global markets.

Irish blockchain start-up delivering international aid to refugee camps raises €1m
Irish Times

AID:Tech’s platform enables entitlements like aid, welfare, remittances, donations and healthcare to be digitised and delivered through blockchain technology in a completely transparent manner.

Irish engineering firm wins €10m contract in Zambia
Irish Independent

Irish engineering consultancy firm Nicholas O'Dwyer has signed a €10m contract to carry out work on the $1.2bn Lusaka to Ndola road in Zambia.

Galway firm targeting irregular heartbeat patients tops EU funding list
Irish Times

Galway company AuriGen Medical has won European Union funding to develop a medical device to help patients manage an irregular heartbeat.

Applications for the new Competitive Start Fund for Fintech and Deep Tech open June 19th

Alan O'Neill: Smashing the mould to achieve international success
Sunday Independent

What do you do when you have successfully built your brand and your business has reached saturation in your home market? The textbooks suggest you develop new products or you develop new markets.

Wisetek opens new California facility, creating 20 jobs
Irish Times

“The establishment of this facility highlights another milestone achievement for Wisetek in the continued growth and success of our US business,” - Sean Sheehan, CEO of Wisetek.

Irish company brings virtual reality technologies to market
Business World

Volograms Ltd, a High Performance Start-Up with Enterprise Ireland that operates in the developing field of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR and VR) has secured its first seed investment of €600,000.

Brexit Advisory Clinic, Dublin

Minister Michael D’Arcy TD welcomes World Bank Group Visit to Dublin
Geoscience Ireland

Last week, Enterprise Ireland hosted a seminar on business opportunities with the World Bank. Jointly delivered by the Department of Finance and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the seminar heard from speakers from the World Bank Group (WBG) and from Geoscience Ireland member companies.

Queue-beating app Bamboo brings out its business edition
Silicon Republic

In recent months, the food-ordering start-up raised €500,000 in a funding round led by Enterprise Ireland and involving six angel investors.

AllinAll Ingredients new factory officially opened by An Taoiseach

AllinAll Ingredients' new facility at Rosemount includes a Pilot Plant which provides the infrastructure and scientific equipment which food scientists use to trial, develop and demonstrate new products.


How partnering with the best multinationals helped make construction firm Ardmac world class #IrishAdvantage

With a focus on constant improvement, development and implementation of new and innovative ways of working, you would be forgiven for mistaking Ardmac for a start-up, rather than the experienced international construction company it is today.

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21 Jun 2018: Brexit Advisory Clinic, Dublin
21 Jun 2018: Virtual Historic Dublin SBIR Challenge Briefing Event, Dublin
22 Jun 2018: Innovating for Sláintecare: Care Closer to Home, Maynooth
26 Jun 2018: Enterprise Ireland HPSU Founder of the Year Award 2018, Dublin
28 Jun 2018: Agile Innovation Fund support event, Shannon
22 Jun 2018: South West Lean Forum Networking Event, Cork
28 & 29 Jun 2018: National Life Sciences and Engineering Expo, Mullingar
29 Jun 2018: Closing date for applications for the Innovation Arena at the National Ploughing Championships
6 Jul 2018: Techies4TempleStreet, Dublin
26 & 27 Sept 2018: Medical Technology Ireland 2018, Galway Racecourse