Two new start-up companies from NUI Galway have been announced as winners of funding from Enterprise Ireland via its Competitive Feasibility Fund. Westway Health Ltd. is developing antimicrobial products for the dairy sector, while Aquila Bioscience Ltd. is developing its own therapeutic products in the human and veterinary space. Funding of €25,000 for each company will help develop their ideas into sustainable businesses focused on export.
VideoCrisp Ltd www.videocrisp.com , a cloud-based (SaaS) digital software company based at NovaUCD, has announced the launch of its innovative online video creation and editing tool. The company also announced that it plans to hire 10 additional digital media staff by the end of 2013.
FireEye, the leading provider of software protection against web and email next-generation security threats, announced that it will establish its EMEA technical support centre in Cork, with the expectation of creating approximately 150 new jobs. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Irish tidal energy technology company, OpenHydro, has been honoured at the 2011 Ireland France Business Awards for their outstanding company performance in 2011 and promotion of bilateral trade and investment between Ireland and France. At an awards ceremony held in Paris, OpenHydro was selected as The Best Irish Company in France owing to its major technological breakthrough in the area of tidal technology, while in the process linking up with two major French companies, EDF and DCNS.
- Category: Business Spotlight Business Spotlight
- Published: 07 December 2011 07 December 2011