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Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 21st

    Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 21st

The Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, January 21st. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar

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Tough trading conditions hit confidence and investment hard in Northern Ireland

    Tough trading conditions hit confidence and investment hard in Northern Ireland

The latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) published by Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) and BDO shows that almost 7 in 10 members (69%) believe that prospects

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Fears over new relationship with EU cloud outlook for manufacturers

    Fears over new relationship with EU cloud outlook for manufacturers

Fears over the impact of the UK’s new trading relationship with the EU and the attractiveness of the UK for both investment and talent are clouding the outlook for manufacturers

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€100 Million Brexit Scheme For Irish Agri-food Sector

    €100 Million Brexit Scheme For Irish Agri-food Sector

The Irish Government has launched a new €100 million Scheme for the food processing sector, in recognition of the sector’s unique exposure to the impact of Brexit. The new Capital

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UK Border with the EU – New Government Guidance

    UK Border with the EU – New Government Guidance

Following the conclusion and provisional ratification of the UK EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement, which came into force on 1 January 2021, the UK Government has published updated guidance on

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Irish economy to grow by 3.4% in 2020

    Irish economy to grow by 3.4% in 2020

The latest Commentary by the ESRI (Economic and Social Research Institute) highlights a significant recovery in the Irish economy in Q3 coinciding with the easing of restrictions over this period.

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Manufacturers must take a strategic approach to capitalise on technology adoption

    Manufacturers must take a strategic approach to capitalise on technology adoption

Manufacturers are risking wasted time, money and effort adopting digital technology without a strategic plan for digital transformation, research by the Made Smarter North West Pilot in England has revealed.

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November PMI data reveal encouraging signs for Irish manufacturing sector

    November PMI data reveal encouraging signs for Irish manufacturing sector

The Irish manufacturing sector regained some momentum in the penultimate month of 2020 as business confidence improved, the November PMI® data from AIB indicated. New orders and output both returned

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Nicola Mitchell of Life Scientific named 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

    Nicola Mitchell of Life Scientific named 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Nicola Mitchell (pictured above), founder and Chief Executive of Life Scientific has been named the International and overall 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™. The annual awards ceremony was held virtually

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Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

    Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

In October, the pace of the UK’s economic recovery from coronavirus fell behind the global benchmark for the first time since June 2020, as consumer facing industries and their suppliers

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Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

    Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

Skillnet Ireland has launched their new strategy, Transforming Business Through Talent 2021-2025. The strategy sets out ambitious targets over the course of the next five years to increase the organisation’s engagement

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Irish economy set to contract by 3.9% in 2020 but shows resilience despite COVID-19 impact

    Irish economy set to contract by 3.9% in 2020 but shows resilience despite COVID-19 impact

EY has revised upwards its mid-year forecasts for the Republic of Ireland in the firm’s latest Economic Eye as the resilience of the technology and pharmaceutical sectors combined with the effect of

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NI Business Recovery Survey shows significant levels of concern about the year ahead

    NI Business Recovery Survey shows significant levels of concern about the year ahead

A new survey conducted by Duff & Phelps, the world’s premier provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, in partnership with Trade NI, shows that over one third (35%) of

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Shortlisted entries for this year’s Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

    Shortlisted entries for this year’s Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) has released the 9 shortlisted entries for this year’s Impact Awards with the winners to be announced at a virtual ceremony on Thursday 26th November 2020. The

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Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

    Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

A new Enterprise Ireland survey of 600 companies on the PMI panel in Ireland, conducted in recent weeks for Enterprise Ireland by IHS Markit, revealed that customs and logistics are

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Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

    Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape for businesses across all industries, forcing immediate changes – but ones that will have long-term consequences. In the latest report by Lux Research, “The

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Key industries brought closer to UK trade negotiations

    Key industries brought closer to UK trade negotiations

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has launched 11 new trade advisory groups (TAGs), as part of a major new business engagement drive designed to support the UK’s ambitious trade negotiations.

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Twitter and Facebook posts can predict shoppers intentions accurately

    Twitter and Facebook posts can predict shoppers intentions accurately

Large retailers, family-run enterprises and small craft stores can accurately forecast shoppers intentions using a social media analysis framework developed by researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre

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Volkswagen opens up its ‘Industrial Cloud’ to other manufacturing and technology companies

    Volkswagen opens up its ‘Industrial Cloud’ to other manufacturing and technology companies

Volkswagen, together with Amazon Web Services and integration partner Siemens, is opening up its Industrial Cloud to other manufacturing and technology companies. New partner companies will be able to connect

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Strong export sales by Irish exporters in 2019

    Strong export sales by Irish exporters in 2019

Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for helping Irish companies export to international markets, has reported strong levels of export performance by its client companies in 2019, up 8% to

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A flexible storage combination

    A flexible storage combination

One of the most popular new items in BITO’s recently launched online BITO Direct catalogue is the company’s Galvanised Boltless Shelving, which can hold a combination of BITO’s XL and

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IRISH MANUFACTURING BOUNCES BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC GROWTH RATE

    IRISH MANUFACTURING BOUNCES BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC GROWTH RATE

Ireland’s manufacturing sector returned to growth in June after recovering almost all of the sudden deterioration seen following the coronavirus-related shutdown of most of the economy in March, a survey

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Businesses face increasing operational challenges as a result of the domino effect of Covid-19

    Businesses face increasing operational challenges as a result of the domino effect of Covid-19

Findings for Ireland reveal organisations focusing on the medium to long term stability and opportunities as they look ahead post-pandemic   Irrespective of size, sector or country, the economic and

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TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

    TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that two University College Dublin (UCD)-led projects are to

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Priority Software Extends Market Reach into Scotland and UK: Partners with Aberdeen’s FinQ Business Solutions

    Priority Software Extends Market Reach into Scotland and UK:  Partners with Aberdeen’s FinQ Business Solutions

Priority Software Ltd., a leading global provider of business management solutions, today announced the expansion of its global channel network,

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Intel’s Amps Up Its 2030 CSR Goals Amongst COVID-19 Crisis

    Intel’s Amps Up Its 2030 CSR Goals Amongst COVID-19 Crisis

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are creating new ways to show they care about their employees, customers, and cities. I have

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Manufacturers are leading the UK’s green recovery and building a sustainable future

    Manufacturers are leading the UK’s green recovery and building a sustainable future

As industry looks to rebuild and grow after the lockdown, there is an opportunity for manufacturers to refocus on their

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Rockwell Automation Has Acquired ASEM, S.p.A, Broadening the Company’s Control & Visualization Offering

    Rockwell Automation Has Acquired ASEM, S.p.A, Broadening the Company’s Control & Visualization Offering

Rockwell Automation, Inc., a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation announced that it has completed the acquisition of

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UK manufacturing sector slumps at fastest rate in 8 years

    UK manufacturing sector slumps at fastest rate in 8 years

An article published by Yahoo Finance reveals that UK manufacturing output and new orders have declined at the fastest rate

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IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024, driven by maturing industrial use cases

    IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024, driven by maturing industrial use cases

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024,

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Pinergy and eLight Launch Light as a Service Offer For Businesses

    Pinergy and eLight Launch Light as a Service Offer For Businesses
Pinergy, the smart energy company which provides 100% green electricity, has formally launched an exciting new partnership with eLight, the
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Guide to Exporting Companies in Meeting the Challenges of Covid-19

    Guide to Exporting Companies in Meeting the Challenges of Covid-19
Enterprise Ireland has published a Guide to assist affected exporting companies in transitioning through the immediate and critical challenges that
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Practical Steps Businesses Can Take to Help Cope With the Covid-19 Crisis

    Practical Steps Businesses Can Take to Help Cope With the Covid-19 Crisis
The Government has advised businesses experiencing financial difficulties as a result of Covid-19 to take the following steps: Contact your
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Enterprise Ireland’s New Part-time Key Manager Grant Aims to Grow Number of Women in Senior Positions

    Enterprise Ireland’s New Part-time Key Manager Grant Aims to Grow Number of Women in Senior Positions
Enterprise Ireland has launched a new grant which will facilitate the recruitment of part-time senior managers in client companies. While
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A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe

    A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe
The European Commission has presented a new Strategy to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and
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Government Supports For Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

    Government Supports For Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The Government has announced details on the package of supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19. The Department of Business, Enterprise
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Protecting the Environment and Climate is Important For Over 90% of European Citizens

    Protecting the Environment and Climate is Important For Over 90% of European Citizens
According to a new Eurobarometer survey, 94% of citizens in all EU Member States say that protecting the environment is
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Digital Realty Expands Dublin Data Centre in Preparation For Tech Boom

    Digital Realty Expands Dublin Data Centre in Preparation For Tech Boom
Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data centre, co-location and interconnection solutions, has officially opened its Clonshaugh data centre,
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Enterprise Ireland Survey Reveals Irish Exporters Remain Optimistic About the UK Market – 92% See Growth Opportunities Post-Brexit

    Enterprise Ireland Survey Reveals Irish Exporters Remain Optimistic About the UK Market – 92% See Growth Opportunities Post-Brexit
A survey conducted by Enterprise Ireland of client companies exporting to the UK has revealed that 92% see opportunities for
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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

    Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed
With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies
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Web Aggregator Seopa Expands Team in Ambitious Plan to Double Revenue

    Web Aggregator Seopa Expands Team in Ambitious Plan to Double Revenue
Seopa Ltd is to create 31 new jobs as part of its latest growth plans as it targets new markets. Headquartered
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€24 Million Invested in Start-ups by Enterprise Ireland in 2019

    €24 Million Invested in Start-ups by Enterprise Ireland in 2019
Enterprise Ireland, the government agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish companies in global markets, invested €24 million
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The Virtual Factory Becomes a Reality

    The Virtual Factory Becomes a Reality
Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming commonplace due to its increasing popularity in the gaming industry. Companies within industry are also
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3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount

    3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount
Cloud solutions company, 3EN Cloud Ltd, is doubling its headcount with 16 new jobs at its Holywood offices in County Down
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Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – European Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence

    Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – European Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence
The European Commission has unveiled its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of Europe:
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The World’s Most Valuable Brands

    The World’s Most Valuable Brands
Defending its position as the world’s most valuable brand for the third consecutive year, Amazon has broken the so far unattainable US$200
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A Quarter of Irish Businesses Concerned About Losing Data to Dark Web

    A Quarter of Irish Businesses Concerned About Losing Data to Dark Web
Logicalis Ireland, the IT solutions and managed services provider, has announced the results of a survey which explored the barriers,
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GDP Growth Revised Upwards Thanks to Strong Domestic Economy and Potential Increase in Government Spending

    GDP Growth Revised Upwards Thanks to Strong Domestic Economy and Potential Increase in Government Spending
EY has revised upwards its forecasts for the Republic of Ireland (ROI) in the firm’s latest EY Economic Eye report, thanks to
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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020
Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held
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Enterprise Ireland CEO to Step Down

    Enterprise Ireland CEO to Step Down
Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Julie Sinnamon
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Coronavirus to Impact Irish Exports

    Coronavirus to Impact Irish Exports
By John Whelan The outbreak of the coronavirus has come at a difficult and sensitive time for China’s economy. China’s
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EY Launches Wavespace Client Innovation Centre in Dublin

    EY Launches Wavespace Client Innovation Centre in Dublin
EY has launched its new EY wavespace centre in Dublin, expanding its global network of innovation centres that bring EY technology and
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European Commission Approves €200 Million Investment Scheme For Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products in Ireland

    European Commission Approves €200 Million Investment Scheme For Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products in Ireland

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, an Irish scheme to support long-term capital investments in the

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HBAN Business Angels Invested €16.8 Million in 66 Start-ups in 2019

    HBAN Business Angels Invested €16.8 Million in 66 Start-ups in 2019
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and an initiative of
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SPRINT 2020 Launched by Gateway UCC to Support Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

    SPRINT 2020 Launched by Gateway UCC to Support Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
SPRINT 2020, which is designed to support early stage start-ups, entrepreneurs and UCC-based researchers has been launched. Participants will now
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Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift

    Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift
Dublin City University and Combilift, the largest global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts and an acknowledged leader in long load handling
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Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy

    Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy
Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) launched CIRCULEIRE - the National Platform for Circular Manufacturing – at the 2020 National Manufacturing &
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives and manufacturing is at the epicentre of that.
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