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Mayo were well represented at the national final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition on Sunday last.
Enterprise Ireland’s €750k Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for women entrepreneurs will open for applications on Tuesday, June 25. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful applicants with early stage start-up companies.
Teenage entrepreneurs from Dunmore, Inverin and Kinvara will represent Galway at the Student Enterprise Programme national final.
Some 1224 people are employed by 234 Local Enterprise Office supported companies in Mayo, Fine Gael General Election Candidate Alan Dillon has said.
The first call of the Enterprise Ireland Online Retail Scheme has opened for applications.
Local Enterprise Office Galway is encouraging more women to go from ‘local to global’ with their businesses by helping to organise events around the country, with over 1,000 female entrepreneurs expected.
A major research project between CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at National University Ireland (NUI) Galway, and Boston Scientific, that will enhance medical devices that allow surgeons to support minimally invasive procedures when carrying out life-saving repairs for aneurysms and aortic valve repair, was announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Washington last evening.
The campus at NUI Galway is to become the testbed for driverless cars, it was confirmed yesterday (Wednesday) when researchers from the Lero SFI Research Centre at the university signed an autonomous vehicles R&D partnership with Valeo, the major automotive supplier headquartered in Paris.
Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.
Ireland’s positon as one of the top medtech clusters in the world will be bolstered today (Monday) with the official launch of CÚRAM, the Centre for Research in Medical Devices. CÚRAM is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre based at NUI Galway, which is a unique symbiotic relationship of academia and industry partners that pushes the scientific frontiers in medical devices.