An innovative, practical based enterprise training and mentoring programme for people who plan to start up their own businesses or develop their existing one is to commence in the GMIT Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) in Castlebar in October following the success of the two previous programmes. South West Mayo Development Company will be providing support with the development of the programme.
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’, to be held in the The Ardilaun Hotel, Taylors Hill, Galway City on Thursday 21st April 2011. The seminar, organised by the Patents Office, is for small business-owners, entrepreneurs, inventors and startup companies in Galway and surrounding counties.
Have you got the next big idea? Invest in your future! The business, artistic and social leaders of tomorrow are on our campus today.The NUI Galway Student Enterprise Awards aim to unlock the potential of the students of NUI Galway to invest in their own futures today. If you have an idea for a new business, a social enterprise or an artistic minded initiative then this can be the competition that can allow you to realise your goal.
While the new government receives their first baptism of fire, small businesses continue to innovate and examine new ways of developing their service offering. The latest example of this comes in the form of a large dollop of creative thinking from Galway-based Tara Dalrymple of Busy Lizzie, who spotted an opportunity to build her business's audience through a mutually-beneficial working synergy with another West-of-Ireland colleague, Irish Business Intelligence.
ZeniMax Online Studios, a ZeniMax® Media company, with the Irish Government’s Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation Richard Bruton TD, announced today plans to open a customer support centre in Galway, Ireland. The Company’s new facility will provide customer support for players of their future massively multiplayer online games and is expected to result in the creation of hundreds of jobs over the next several years.