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SFA awards launched by An Taoiseach

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The SFA National Small Business Awards 2019 have been officially launched by Awards Patron, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD. The aim of the awards is to celebrate the achievements of small business in Ireland and to recognise the vital contribution of the small business community to the Irish economy.

NUI Galway scientists identify strategies to develop better beet

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Plant biotechnologists from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway have identified genetic breeding strategies to develop bigger and better sugar beet. Sustainable intensification of agriculture to meet rapidly growing global demand for food and non-food products produced by crops will require higher yielding crop varieties that can produce more food using less resources and land area. For crops such as sugar beet, this means the development of varieties that produce more per hectare, while reducing inputs. The findings from their research has been published in the international journal, BMC Plant Biology.

GMIT's MET gateway to receive €1.4m in new round of Government funding

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GMIT’s Medical and Engineering Technologies (MET) Gateway is to receive €1.4m Government funding over the next five years to provide cutting-edge, industry focused, solutions for SMEs and larger organisations across the MedTech, engineering, and life sciences sectors.

AIT students runners-up in national chemistry competition

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During Easter, AIT sent two teams to complete in the annual Eurachem Analytical Measurement Competition (EAMC) hosted by the Dublin Institute of Technology Chemistry Department.

NUI Galway awarded grant for research into Huntington’s Disease

Professor Robert Lahue of the Centre for Chromosome Biology and the Galway Neuroscience Centre at NUI Galway, has received a newly launched research grant to provide new science findings that will underpin his research on identifying potential treatments for Huntington’s disease.

NUI Galway scoops two Postgraduate Course of the Year awards

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NUI Galway took home two major awards in the Postgraduate course of the year categories in the gradireland Postgraduate Course of the Year Awards which took place last Thursday in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown.

Alexion investment announcement due today

 

Galway teen entrepreneur lands keys to new Nissan

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Galway teenage medical entrepreneur Edel Browne has landed the keys to a new 162 registered car as a Nissan Generation Next ambassador.

Galway teenagers want your vote to become Nissan Generation Next ambassadors

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Two Galway teenagers teenage athlete and an innovative teenage entrepreneur from Galway are in the driving seat to win a place on this year’s Nissan Generation Next ambassador programme.

Animal rights group to protest next council meeting

A Mayo based animal rights group, People Against Cruelty to Animals (PACA) is planning a protest outside the Mayo County Council offices in Castlebar on Monday May 9 at 3pm. The protest will coincide with the monthly meeting of Mayo County Council. The group intends to highlight the practice of animal testing at the Charles Rivers laboratories, Bellagelly South, Glenamoy, Ballina. The group has contacted all 30 county councillors and the board members of Mayo County Council via email asking to have the licence for the premises revoked.

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