SME funding platform Swoop has become the only Irish winner in a UK-based innovation challenge for ambitious fintechs.The Dublin-based company, founded by Andrea Reynolds and Ciaran Burke, was awarded €400k by Nesta’s 'Open Up Challenge'.
Flooding, illegal dumping, bathing-water quality, and increasing the number of cyclists on Dublin’s streets are some of the problems being addressed in novel ways by the Enterprise Ireland managed Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiative.
In the first collaboration of its kind between Enterprise Ireland and the HSE, small businesses and start-ups across Ireland have a shot at accessing a €200,000 fund to create products to tackle diabetes.
A Media Cube (IADT) company, Drone Consultants Ireland offers a range of aerial solutions and develops UAV ideas for companies looking to improve efficiency and safety. The company also runs the Drone & Tech Expo in the RDS.
Given our small and open economy, the need to drive competitiveness has never been more urgent. Now with our new Operational Excellence Offer you can access our range of competitiveness supports with a one stop shop application and assessment.
Catie Riordan is based in Enterprise Ireland's New York Office. Here, Catie outlines her work as a market advisor in the consumer retail sector, where she helps US companies to source Irish partners with innovative solutions for their biggest business challenges.