The InterTradeIreland Go-2-Tender programme gives you the confidence, knowledge and practical skills to tender successfully for public sector contracts for your business, particularly on a cross-border basis. Companies which have been on the programme in recent timesÂ have won contracts valued at nearly â¬60/Â£49 million. Next programme on in Hodson Bay Hotel on 9th and 16th May 2013.
Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, has urged businesses to avail of the opportunity to attend a Government-sponsored free seminar, ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ which will take place in the Midlands Innovation & Research Centre at Athlone Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath on Wednesday 27th March 2013.
Made in Westmeath, the official craft network comprising of 30 craft businesses was officially launched on Wednesday June 15th in the CORE Craft Retail Outlet in Ballinahown, near Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Mr. Bobby Kerr, from Dragons Den launched the network following which there was a a special weekend of craft taking place in Ballinahown showcasing the best of Westmeath craft.
A patent & invention clinic will take place on Sept 16th in the County Enterprise Board offices in Mullingar. Learn how to develop your idea. The clinic consists of a one hour sessions with Patent Advisor, Sadie Wheatley. Sadie will explain all about patents, how to search if your product already exists and if it is worth taking out a patent on your product. The cost of the clinic is €30.00.
The Midlands Innovation and Research Centre at Athlone Institute of Technology and Enterprise Ireland are now recruiting for the next Midlands & West Enterprise Programme commencing in June. The Midlands & West Enterprise Programme is a business development programme that provides entrepreneurs with the business skills, networks, facilities and supports necessary to navigate the business start-up process. Eligible participants may also apply to Enterprise Ireland for salary support.