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Global retail trends for 2023

    Global retail trends for 2023

Global insight provider IGD has identified six trends set to influence the global retail landscape in 2023. With inflation driving a significant increase in production costs and retail prices across

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218,178 now employed by Enterprise Ireland client companies

    218,178 now employed by Enterprise Ireland client companies

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, has announced the creation of 19,660 new jobs by Enterprise Ireland client companies in 2022. The jobs growth translates

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Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

Scottish Engineering, the industry membership and representative body for manufacturing and engineering in Scotland, has been announced as the Headline Sponsor of the annual Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference &

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Leonardo awarded €690 million contract

    Leonardo awarded €690 million contract

Yeovil-based Leonardo, one of the UK’s leading aerospace companies and one of biggest suppliers of defence and security equipment to the UK MoD, has been awarded a C$1 billion (€690

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CRH establishes new $250 million Venture Capital Unit

    CRH establishes new $250 million Venture Capital Unit

CRH plc, the global leader in building materials solutions, has established CRH Ventures, its venture capital unit, which will support the development of new technologies and innovative solutions to meet

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Irish Government launches Construct Innovate

    Irish Government launches Construct Innovate

Construct Innovate, a new Enterprise Ireland Technology Centre hosted at University of Galway, has been officially launched. The Centre has been established with funding of €5 million, over 5 years,

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Made Smarter urges food and drink manufacturers to turn pain into empowerment with digitalisation plan

    Made Smarter urges food and drink manufacturers to turn pain into empowerment with digitalisation plan

SME manufacturers in the food and drink sector are being urged to start planning for next Christmas by exploring how technology can help with the seasonal surge. While production is

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Government sets out Ireland’s ambition for a green and digital economy

    Government sets out Ireland’s ambition for a green and digital economy

The Irish Government has launched the White Paper on Enterprise. Following a review of enterprise policy launched earlier this year, which involved public consultation and engagement of an international advisory panel

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Brewing industry to benefit from new automation solution

    Brewing industry to benefit from new automation solution

ABB has launched its ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution to further support breweries in their operational efficiency through digital transformation. ABB’s brewmaster, who has the notable achievement of

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Ibec survey of Irish manufacturing sector shows cost of energy is the biggest challenge heading into 2023

    Ibec survey of Irish manufacturing sector shows cost of energy is the biggest challenge heading into 2023

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has published the results of a major new survey which shows a drop in confidence in the manufacturing sector for the next six

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LMETB receives €11 million Government investment for its Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE)

    LMETB receives €11 million Government investment for its Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE)

The Irish Government has announced an €11 million investment in the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk. The AMTCE is the largest advanced manufacturing training centre of its

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Nearly 10% of food goes to waste in the supply chain

    Nearly 10% of food goes to waste in the supply chain

Stock inefficiencies and inventory ‘black holes’ are exacerbating the supply chain crisis for food companies according to new research.  Nearly 10% of stock is lost – either through the 7.1% which is damaged or

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Irish timber frame construction firm to expand lean and digital capabilities

    Irish timber frame construction firm to expand lean and digital capabilities

Monaghan-based IJM Timber Engineering has secured funding under Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative, a programme aimed at achieving faster, higher-quality construction of housing by providing funding support for productivity

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One in three manufacturers on track to meet sustainability targets

    One in three manufacturers on track to meet sustainability targets

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Omdia, the technology research and advisory group, have found that while industrial companies are setting ambitious sustainability

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Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

    Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

A specialist food manufacturer has experienced a boost in productivity and is forecasting a 30% increase in turnover after investing in automation technology with the support of Made Smarter. Firstplay

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£14 million funding for sustainable smart factory projects

    £14 million funding for sustainable smart factory projects

£14 million has been awarded to projects that harness digital technology to drive energy efficiency, productivity and growth across key manufacturing industries. UK Research and Innovation has announced the winners

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One-stop-shop for digital transformation of production systems becomes a reality

    One-stop-shop for digital transformation of production systems becomes a reality

Visual Components, the developer of 3D simulation software, has announced that it has acquired the robotics division of Delfoi, a pioneer company in robot offline programming (OLP) software solutions worldwide.

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Malone Group establishes new Digital Services & Project Support Centre in Northern Ireland

    Malone Group establishes new Digital Services & Project Support Centre in Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland headquartered engineering and technology services firm Malone Group is setting up a new Digital Services & Project Support Centre in Craigavon, creating ten jobs. The company works

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£6.1 million funding boost to accelerate digitalisation among SME food and drink manufacturers

    £6.1 million funding boost to accelerate digitalisation among SME food and drink manufacturers

A trailblazing programme that has backed 2,500 manufacturers to adopt new digital technology and skills to create growth and jobs has secured £6.1 million funding to continue for three more

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How to Stay Competitive – Scottish Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

    How to Stay Competitive – Scottish Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on Thursday, 13th of October 2022, will be the largest event of its kind

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IDA Ireland launches Two New Online Self Assessment Tools for Client Companies

    IDA Ireland launches Two New Online Self Assessment Tools for Client Companies

IDA Ireland has launched two online self-assessment tools for client companies that will help companies assess current activities that enable advanced manufacturing or digitalisation of services, in addition to helping

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Drinks hub manufacturer embraces augmented reality to accelerate growth

    Drinks hub manufacturer embraces augmented reality to accelerate growth

A manufacturer of juice dispensers is using augmented reality to transform its sales process, drive productivity and create new jobs. GenerationJuice, based in Bromborough, Liverpool City Region, makes app-driven drink

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FANUC Opens First Dedicated Irish Robotics Facility

    FANUC Opens First Dedicated Irish Robotics Facility

In response to increased demand from its Irish customer base, leading robotics and automation company FANUC will officially open the doors to its first ever dedicated facility in Ireland on

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National Manufacturing Institute Scotland appoints former UKRI Challenge Director as Chief Executive Officer

    National Manufacturing Institute Scotland appoints former UKRI Challenge Director as Chief Executive Officer

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has appointed former UKRI Made Smarter Innovation Challenge Director, Chris Courtney, as Chief Executive Officer.

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Groundbreaking testbed network applying advanced tech to help businesses navigate increasingly complex supply chains

    Groundbreaking testbed network applying advanced tech to help businesses navigate increasingly complex supply chains

Supply chain woes could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new series of world-first national digital

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Rising cost of living forces consumers to tighten grip on finances and get creative with sustainability

    Rising cost of living forces consumers to tighten grip on finances and get creative with sustainability

Consumers globally are preparing to hunker down for a long financial squeeze, as the increasing cost of living and geopolitical

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Clancy Construction plans to accelerate Irish housing delivery using off-site construction methods

    Clancy Construction plans to accelerate Irish housing delivery using off-site construction methods

Tipperary firm Clancy Construction is the first firm to secure approval under Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative.  The initiative

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Ireland’s Inaugural ‘Digital First’ Day Announced

    Ireland’s Inaugural ‘Digital First’ Day Announced

Ireland’s first ever ‘Digital First’ Day will take place on November 16th 2022 with the goal of putting the power

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Lakes Ice Cream in Kendal backed by Made Smarter’s North West Adoption Programme

    Lakes Ice Cream in Kendal backed by Made Smarter’s North West Adoption Programme

An ice cream manufacturer is ready for the summer rush after using technology to transform with the support of Made

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European Commission approves €500 million Irish scheme to support investment towards a sustainable recovery

    European Commission approves €500 million Irish scheme to support investment towards a sustainable recovery

The European Commission has approved a €500 million Irish investment support scheme aimed at incentivising companies to accelerate or expand

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Made Smarter survey reveals need for manufacturers to digitalise to survive, recover and grow

    Made Smarter survey reveals need for manufacturers to digitalise to survive, recover and grow

UK SME manufacturers across all sectors are being urged to accelerate technology adoption to adjust to the economic challenges around

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Launch of unique programmes in automation, robotics and digital manufacturing

    Launch of unique programmes in automation, robotics and digital manufacturing

Cobotics Skillnet has announced the launch of two new programmes in association with Atlantic Technological University (ATU) and Skillnet Ireland

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Plan to Help Every Irish Region Play to its Strengths

    Plan to Help Every Irish Region Play to its Strengths

The Government has published Ireland’s new National Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) 2022-2027 to identify and invest in the strengths and opportunities

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62% of Businesses in Ireland Forge Ahead with Expansion Plans Despite Economic Concerns

    62% of Businesses in Ireland Forge Ahead with Expansion Plans Despite Economic Concerns

Businesses around the world are planning major investments in digital technologies to support ambitious expansion plans following lessons learned from

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Expleo Ireland announces 200 new jobs and plans for regional hubs

    Expleo Ireland announces 200 new jobs and plans for regional hubs

Expleo, a global technology, engineering and consulting service provider, has announced 200 jobs and the opening of its first regional

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Next Stage of New European Digital Innovation Hubs

    Next Stage of New European Digital Innovation Hubs

The European Commission has announced that CeADAR based in UCD, Dublin, and the FactoryxChange consortium in the Irish Midlands are

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Bringing quantum technologies into the real world

    Bringing quantum technologies into the real world

From tackling climate change to improving digital security, the UK is revolutionising multiple industries by harnessing the power of quantum

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Innovate UK consortium continues to develop new digital solutions for the food and trade industry

    Innovate UK consortium continues to develop new digital solutions for the food and trade industry

BSI, the business improvement and standards company, has been successfully developing and demonstrating future digital solutions with Trace Labs and

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A digital future for the Scottish process industries with new technology centre

    A digital future for the Scottish process industries with new technology centre

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Group, operated by the University of Strathclyde, has announced that it will open a

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – TEC, Belfast – 23rd June 2022

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – TEC, Belfast – 23rd June 2022

Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held

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REE Automotive makes further progress towards commercial production in Coventry

    REE Automotive makes further progress towards commercial production in Coventry

REE Automotive, an automotive technology company and provider of electric vehicle (EV) platforms, has announced progress towards commercial production, having

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Dentaltech unveils Ireland’s first-ever 3D printed dental prosthetics

    Dentaltech unveils Ireland’s first-ever 3D printed dental prosthetics

Dentaltech, Ireland’s largest provider and manufacturer of bespoke, high-quality dentures for people of all ages, has unveiled cutting-edge technology that

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£50 million data innovation hub to accelerate UK digital tech

    £50 million data innovation hub to accelerate UK digital tech

UK manufacturers are to have their productivity and competitiveness boosted thanks to a new digital smart factory and testbed at

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Venue for 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – May 25th & 26th – changed to RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin

    Venue for 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – May 25th & 26th – changed to RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and

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Siemens extends Connected Curriculum programme

    Siemens extends Connected Curriculum programme

Connected Curriculum, Siemens’ innovative teaching programme integrating technology into the higher education curriculum, has expanded its university partnerships bringing its

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Building Bridges in disruptive technologies between Irish and multinational companies though an on-line Partnering Portal

    Building Bridges in disruptive technologies between Irish and multinational companies though an on-line Partnering Portal

IDA Ireland in partnership with Enterprise Ireland has launched a national online searchable database to profile Irish based companies and multinational

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Digitalisation of trade: new report identifies the £25 billion prize for UK

    Digitalisation of trade: new report identifies the £25 billion prize for UK

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) has launched a new report setting out the opportunities and challenges of

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and 26th of May

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Siemens partners with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to produce smart automated guided vehicles

    Siemens partners with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to   produce smart automated guided vehicles

Siemens has partnered with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to produce smart automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to meet the growing

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Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

    Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

Construction at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Group’s (NMIS) headquarters in Renfrewshire’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) is nearing

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Britvic launches new digital studio

    Britvic launches new digital studio

Britvic is scaling up its online ambitions with the launch of its first global digital strategy and content studio to work

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Overcoming the barriers to Industry 4.0 adoption

    Overcoming the barriers to Industry 4.0 adoption

To launch its Irish facility, industrial metrology specialist The Sempre Group is hosting a virtual roundtable on digitalising Irish manufacturing. On

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The future of manufacturing comes to the AFRC in Scotland with Membership growth

    The future of manufacturing comes to the AFRC in Scotland with Membership growth

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has recently added three new Members and welcomed back another, with

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Irish buildings tech company IFS announces global expansion with creation of 100 jobs

    Irish buildings tech company IFS announces global expansion with creation of 100 jobs

Integrated Facilities Solutions (IFS), the Dublin-based leading provider of digital asset management solutions for infrastructure and real estate, has announced it is

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Food and drink manufacturers help Made Smarter reach major milestone

    Food and drink manufacturers help Made Smarter reach major milestone

A new wave of manufacturers in the food and drink industry have helped Made Smarter’s trailblazing technology adoption programme mark

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The Lab of the Future May Be Here Before We Know It

    The Lab of the Future May Be Here Before We Know It

Momentum for digital technologies in lab research is growing and was further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, causing teams to

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CeADAR to help firms transform with Artificial Intelligence

    CeADAR to help firms transform with Artificial Intelligence

CeADAR’s experience suggests companies are aware of the power of data, AI and machine learning but are hesitant to explore

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Made Smarter gives food and drink industry the ingredients for digitalisation with free guide

    Made Smarter gives food and drink industry the ingredients for digitalisation with free guide

SMEs in the food and drinks industry are being offered a free guide to give them the ingredients for digitalisation.

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