Maureen Walsh and Gavin Greaney of DeCare Operations pictured at the recent American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland, Innovation Showcase which took place at EA Ireland, Parkmore.

Athenry hub provides food for thought!

Athenry could become the foodie capital of the West through an ambitious proposal to nurture food and drink related start-up businesses. Plans are afoot to create a ‘food innovation and incubation hub’ at the Teagasc...
Summer students (from left) Eimer O’Connell; Niamh Lang, David Miresse; Wan Mohamad Firdaus Wan Kamarudin at the Lambe Institute for Translational Research, NUI Galway funded by Breast Cancer Research.

Charity funds summer students

Breast Cancer Research is currently helping to fund a number of students who are taking part in the School of Medicine undergraduate research programme at the NUIG’s Lambe Institute for Translational Research, where they...
Kathleen McDonagh, Co-Director of Go West.

Go West best – on three fronts!

Go West – the Galway-based conference and event management company – has been shortlisted in three categories at the Event Industry Awards which take place on Friday week in Dublin. dotMD Conference has been shortlisted...
Junior Minister Seán Kyne

Rural Affairs should move into the west

The new Department of Rural Affairs – of which Galway Minister Sean Kyne is attached – should be located in the West of Ireland as it would be totally appropriate when it comes to...
Finbarr Sheehy.

Pioneering programmes can assist Galway companies to improve skill base

Galway has a significant cluster of medical device companies now employing in the region of 8,000 people locally, according to new market research released this week. The work – carried out by Innopharma Education –...
Chairman of WestBIC Dr Chris Coughlan and Frank Greene, Chairman of Galway Technology Centre, launching WestBIC's report 'Galway Incubation & Enterprise Space Review'.

WestBic secures €10m in Business Innovation grants

WestBIC, the Business Innovation Centre of the Western region, helped secure over €10m of funding for enterprises in the west in 2016. Over a quarter of this was from the EU’s Horizon 2020 fund paid...


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