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Food Works, Ireland’s leading accelerator programme for food and drink start-ups, is seeking to identify a number of high potential start-up food teams from County Westmeath with a strong business idea to take part in Food Works 2017.
Enterprise Ireland’s €750,000 Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for female entrepreneurs has just opened. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful female applicants with early stage start-up companies. Last year, one in three companies who received CSF investment from Enterprise Ireland were female-led.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, and the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, today (Friday) announced the establishment of a working group which will formulate a plan for a sustainable future of the GMIT Mayo Campus in Castlebar.
Gardaí seek witnesses to December assault
Shannon Group’s role as a key driver of regional economic growth has been underlined by increases in 2016 passenger and visitor numbers to Shannon Airport and Shannon Heritage, respectively.
Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, reported that Enterprise Ireland client companies based in Galway created 836 jobs in 2016, bringing total employment by Enterprise Ireland clients to 7,294.
Tuam-based steel shed manufacturing company, Steeltech Sheds Ltd., today announced a major investment of €5million over the next three years and 43 new jobs in the next 12 months. The expansion is due to the major growth of the company domestically in the last year, following the creation of 50 Jobs in 2016 and the decision to further expand and export into the UK market.
As we come to the end of the year, it’s a good time to remember some of the remarkable accolades our city has received during 2016. Galway was awarded the 2020 European Capital of Culture, as well as the EU’s prestigious European Green Leaf Environmental Award, and was designated European Region of Gastronomy for 2018. The Financial Times FDI magazine ranked Galway City as the number 1 Micro European City of the Future for both the Economic Potential and Business Friendliness categories in 2016/2017: this is a full level or two higher than our rankings in both categories in 2014/2015. Also, NUI Galway has moved up to number 249 in the QS world university rankings. To put that in perspective, the University has risen 235 places over the past nine years from when it was at number 484. NUI Galway is also 48th out of 1,336 educational institutions in Europe in terms of Horizon 2020 funding received, and second overall in Ireland.
There was good news yesterday with the announcement that Coca-Cola plans to invest €26 million in its Ballina operation. The investment will see an additional 25 jobs created in the north Mayo facility over the next three years. The announcement was made by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Muhtar Kent, chairman and chief executive officer, The Coca-Cola Company.
Key aspects of Galway city and county’s strongest attributes will be highlighted in front of an influential audience at a regional session of the Global Irish Economic Forum to be held in the city today (Thursday)