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An integrated approach to economic development in the west is vital if the region is to reach its potential, that is according to acting CEO of Western Development Commission (WDC) Gillian Buckley.
Small or start-up food and drink businesses in Kilkenny could be in with a chance to win a prize worth €25,000 in a new food innovation award.
The importance of research and innovation to the recovery of the Irish economy was underlined by new EU Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn last Friday when she spoke to an audience at NUI Galway in her first public address in Ireland since assuming the post.
Creative enterprises such as digital media, film, art, design and the Irish language have significant potential for future economic development in the western region. That’s according to the Western Development Commission (WDC) who are devising a strategy for the region’s creative economy in conjunction with regional businesses and a high-level industry advisory group.
NUI Galway is to offer a new electronic engineering degree, via the CAO, called the BE. in engineering innovation – electronic. The new four-year course, with the option of a fifth year to achieve a masters, will deliver graduates with the skills and capabilities to start up their own company to design niche electronic products for world-wide markets.
A new Masters of Business in Strategy and Innovation Management will be offered at the School of Business in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) from September 2009.
If Ireland truly wants to develop and be at the cutting edge of the smart economy, then an integrated national strategy to develop the creative sector is essential.
Business innovator Sean McNulty will facilitate a half-day workshop for businesses in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel tomorrow.
If you have a business idea and you would like help unlocking the potential of that idea then you should get in touch with your local Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) in Castlebar. The IiBC can help to develop and grow new business start-ups.