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Mayo Ideas Lab received a national award at the recent European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2017 during SME Enterprise Week in Tallinn, Estonia. The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) is an initiative by the European Commission aimed at recognising and rewarding exceptional examples of support and promotion of entrepreneurship across Europe. Companies from all EU countries, as well as Iceland, Serbia, and Turkey can take part in the competition, with some 2,800 projects getting involved since the awards were established in 2006.
The European Commission has awarded a €6 million project grant to a consortium led by Professor Martin Leahy of the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging (TOMI) group at NUI Galway to develop a novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine. This new project, ‘STARSTEM’ will allow researchers and eventually, hospital doctors, to detect and measure the healing effects of novel stem cell therapies, even where they occur under the skin.
The GMIT School of Business will host a public lecture by Ireland’s representative on the European Court of Auditors, Kevin Cardiff, in the Galway campus on Monday next, November 13, 11am to 12 noon.
At the October meeting of Galway City Council, a motion expressing solidarity with the people of Catalonia on their recent vote in favour of the country’s independence was passed by a majority of elected members.
As of last Friday (September 1), new car models will have to pass new and more reliable emissions tests.
The French election has come and gone and Monsieur Macron has handsomely defeated Marine Le Pen.
The Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers says the Government must heed warnings from the European Commission that rent controls are having unintended consequences on the property market.
Drama, theatre and performance students at NUI Galway have this week premiered the short film Lucy’s House Party, directed by Dr Charlotte McIvor and created as part of a sexual violence prevention initiative, The Manuela Programme, aimed at transition year students in more than 120 secondary schools across Ireland.
There is always a strong green element to the St Patrick’s Day parade but this year’s parade, along with many other events in the city during the year, will take its inspiration from Galway’s role as European Green Leaf city for 2017.
Galway will be officially launched as European Green Leaf 2017, an environmental designation awarded by the European Commission in "recognition of the city’s commitment to the environment".