Operational excellence helps SMEs compete at next level

Sunday Independent: The need to be competitive has never been more urgent for Irish companies with ambitions to grow through international export.

The new Operational Excellence Offer

Supermarkets urge suppliers to ‘map’ sources to prepare for Brexit
Irish Times

Large supermarket chains have asked suppliers to conduct “mapping” exercises to track where their products originate as part of planning for Brexit to make sure supplies are not interrupted.

Healthcare-focused entrepreneurs get boost with opening of new Dublin hub
Irish Times

A Government-backed initiative that encourages entrepreneurs to collaborate with official bodies such as the HSE to test their products, services and devices before they go to market, is expanding with new hubs in Dublin and Galway.

State’s bid to become key blockchain player gets major boost
Irish Times

Ireland's attempt to build its credentials as a key player in blockchain has received a boost with the news that an international body working to develop standards around the technology will host a conference in Dublin next year.

General Paints launching new paint brand after €1m investment
Irish Times

General Paints is launching a new brand to the Irish market having invested €1 million in its development over the past three years.

Brexit Advisory Clinic - October 22nd, Dundalk

Enterprise Ireland focuses on Irish exports to Europe as Brexit response
Business World

Twenty-one Irish companies took part in a trade mission to Switzerland last week with a focus on diversifying into the Swiss medtech, construction services and agritech sectors. The trade mission forms part of Enterprise Ireland’s Brexit response.

Irish company that connects cars and computers to mobile networks extends partnership with Audi
Irish Independent

Irish company Cubic Telecom has extended its partnership with Audi, with the expansion of its connectivity management solution for the new Audi Q8’s across Europe.

Applications for Enterprise Ireland's National and International Graduate Programmes are now open

Two Irish companies to investigate benefits of using AI to make online public services more inclusive
Irish Independent

Two Irish companies have been awarded research contracts to investigate the benefits of using artificial intelligence (AI) to help people use online public services easier.

HealthBeacon tackles medication non-adherence with world’s first smart sharps bin #IrishAdvantage

After recently launching in the US, HealthBeacon is making patients feel more supported at home, while helping to reduce costs associated with non-adherence to medication schedules.

Webio brings the art of conversation into the AI age
Silicon Republic

Webio is enabling businesses to provide customer service through popular messaging apps such as Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS, Alexa and Google Home.

CorkBIC marks 30 years of helping entrepreneurs
Irish Tech News

'CorkBIC plays an important role in shaping and developing the business eco-system in Cork to support innovative start-ups, to reach their full potential.' - Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland.

Take your business from ‘local to global’ on 18th October for National Women’s Enterprise Day

KYC finds Asian traction for customer onboarding
Business Plus

KYC has developed a platform that will identify and verify companies and individuals for client onboarding in one day, compared with the industry average of 26 days.

Irish Innovation in robust health in Middle East #GlobalAmbition

Clare Roche, Market Advisor for Middle East & North Africa at Enterprise Ireland, describes the enormous opportunity for Irish exporters in the MENA region.

Additive Ireland – research in additive/3D printing

The first Additive Ireland showcase, organised by Enterprise Ireland took place on 2nd October 2018 in Brussels. The Additive Ireland group comprises members of Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) - the EI/IDA funded Technology Centre - and SFI research centres; Amber, I-Form and Confirm.

12 Oct 2018: Getting Ireland Brexit Ready, Galway
18 Oct 2018: National Women's Enterprise Day events
19 Oct 2018: Closing date for applications for SFA National Small Business Awards
22 Oct 2018: Brexit Advisory Clinic, Dundalk
23 Oct 2018: Meet the Buyer Social Housing Bundle 2, Cork
26 Oct 2018: Closing date for applications for the Asia Matters Business Awards
16 Nov 2018: Export Industry Awards, Dublin