Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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New SEAI scheme will support SMEs to take control of their energy use

    New SEAI scheme will support SMEs to take control of their energy use

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is encouraging Irish SMEs to take control of their energy use with the launch of a new support scheme. The scheme will provide SMEs

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Invest NI describes 2020/21 as a year of business resilience

    Invest NI describes 2020/21 as a year of business resilience

Invest Northern Ireland has released its end of year results, including the final outturn against its four year business strategy and an overview of additional business support fast-tracked due to

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ÉireComposites, Manna and NUIG secure funding to advance airframe Manufacturing

    ÉireComposites, Manna and NUIG secure funding to advance airframe Manufacturing

ÉireComposites, an innovative design, manufacturing and testing company based in County Galway, has announced a partnership with Manna Galway that will see it design and develop an aerospace grade carbon

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Food manufacturers secure Made Smarter support

    Food manufacturers secure Made Smarter support

Food manufacturers have secured support from a programme helping businesses boost productivity and growth using digital tools. The latest businesses to sign up for support from the Made Smarter Adoption

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Decom Engineering invests in R&D to win business in Europe and Malaysia

    Decom Engineering invests in R&D to win business in Europe and Malaysia

Decom Engineering Ltd, based at Cookstown in Northern Ireland, has invested in Research & Development (R&D) to create world first technologies in pipe cutting and coating removal, which have helped

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Enterprise Ireland encourages companies to start planning for a green future now

    Enterprise Ireland encourages companies to start planning for a green future now

Irish manufacturing and exporting companies have an important role to play in reducing emissions and building a more sustainable future and Enterprise Ireland has a range of green supports to

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SME builders give thumbs up to £150 million to kickstart ‘made to order’ homes

    SME builders give thumbs up to £150 million to kickstart ‘made to order’ homes

Smaller builders could benefit from a £150 million ‘help to build’ fund to make it easier for people to commission a bespoke home. The government initiative is aimed at creating

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€95 million for ground-breaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

    €95 million for ground-breaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

The Irish Government has announced that 29 exciting new projects have succeeded in securing funding under the third round of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund. The Government is investing €95

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New Climate Fund to Help Irish Businesses Adapt

    New Climate Fund to Help Irish Businesses Adapt

The Irish Government has launched the Climate Enterprise Action Fund with an initial allocation of €10 million. The Fund, which will be administered by Enterprise Ireland, will help businesses take

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€338,000 for New Technology Gateway to Help Business Become More Energy Efficient

    €338,000 for New Technology Gateway to Help Business Become More Energy Efficient

The Government has announced funding of €338,000 to establish a new Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway for the North-East in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The addition of Dundalk brings the

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Welsh food and drink manufacturers offered support to improve sustainability

    Welsh food and drink manufacturers offered support to improve sustainability

Welsh food and drink companies are being offered funded support to help improve their sustainability. Eligible companies can receive assistance with waste reduction, process efficiency/improvement, sustainable new product development and

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Anaeko to invest £1.5 million in 15 new jobs for Belfast and Enniskillen

    Anaeko to invest £1.5 million in 15 new jobs for Belfast and Enniskillen

Software company Anaeko is investing over £1.5 million to create 15 new jobs across its Belfast and Enniskillen offices to help it grow in international markets. The company provides specialist

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Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

    Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

A spatial framework mapping out the route for the Oxford-Cambridge arc to expand dramatically with more than one million new jobs is being proposed by the UK Government. Forecasts suggest

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NI Chamber coronavirus survey – Extension of business support mechanisms critical

    NI Chamber coronavirus survey – Extension of business support mechanisms critical

Results from the latest Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) survey on the impact of Coronavirus confirm the extent of the impact COVID-19 has had on business

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First Call for €100 million Brexit Scheme for Irish Agri-food Sector

    First Call for €100 million Brexit Scheme for Irish Agri-food Sector

The Irish Government has opened the first call for applications under its €100m Scheme for the Agri-food sector. The Scheme agreed by Government at the end of 2020, has been

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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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Setanta invests in R&D to win over £1 million of contracts in GB and France

    Setanta invests in R&D to win over £1 million of contracts in GB and France

Setanta Construction has won lucrative new contracts in GB and France following investment in Research & Development. The SME, which specialises in the design, manufacture and construction of a wide

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£5 Million Investment and Over 30 New Jobs at Northern Ireland-based Mackle Petfoods

    £5 Million Investment and Over 30 New Jobs at Northern Ireland-based Mackle Petfoods

Dungannon-based petfood manufacturer, Mackle Petfoods is investing £5.7 million and creating 31 new jobs in a major expansion plan in efforts to double its turnover. The successful SME is well

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Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

    Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking medical technologies. Three projects aimed at improving heart health and

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Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

    Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

Ireland is to get a ground-breaking training centre focussing exclusively on equipping workers with the manufacturing and technology skills at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution. The Louth Meath

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Swyft Energy launches a €5m funding round

    Swyft Energy launches a €5m funding round

The Sunday Independent informed yesterday that Cork-based energy technology firm Swyft Energy has launched a €5m funding round to further develop its online technology platform as the company looks toward

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Brain Corp. Raises $36M to help meet the growing demand for autonomous mobile robots

    Brain Corp. Raises $36M to help meet the growing demand for autonomous mobile robots

Brain Corp, an AI company creating transformative core technology in the robotics industry, today announced it has raised $36 million in Series D funding to help meet the growing demand

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Dell Technologies Extends $9B in Financing and 0% Interest Rates to Energize IT Investment

    Dell Technologies Extends $9B in Financing and 0% Interest Rates to Energize IT Investment

Today, business need a trusted advisor as they reevaluate IT priorities to drive business continuity in “the new normal.” Dell Technologies has rolled out the Payment Flexibility Program, which includes

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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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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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Output Sports Closes €1.3 Million Seed Investment Round

    Output Sports Closes €1.3 Million Seed Investment Round
Output Sports, a University College Dublin (UCD) sports technology spin-out, has closed a €1.3 million seed funding round. The funding round
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Australian Firm Chooses Dungannon For New Manufacturing Facility

    Australian Firm Chooses Dungannon For New Manufacturing Facility
Adelaide-based Dynamic Equipment Ltd, owned by Australian native Daniel Ritchie, has chosen Dungannon as the location for a new manufacturing facility,
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Enterprise Ireland Approves €1.14 Million Co-funding For Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Competitive Challenges

    Enterprise Ireland Approves €1.14 Million Co-funding For Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Competitive Challenges
Enterprise Ireland (EI) has approved a total of €1.14 million joint funding to drive collaborative projects, or ‘Challenges’, between innovative
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Glofox Shapes the Fitness Industry With New Belfast R&D Centre

    Glofox Shapes the Fitness Industry With New Belfast R&D Centre
Glofox, a Dublin fitness management software company, is investing in Northern Ireland for the first time. The company is creating a
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155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine

    155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine
Coleraine-based manufacturer Maine Surface Finishing is creating 155 jobs in a major £9.5 million expansion. The company provides powder coating
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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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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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StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

    StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution
Lisburn-based technology start-up, StormHarvester, has developed a system to monitor and control water and wastewater levels within drainage networks. The
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We Are Paradoxx Invests in R&D to Develop World’s First 3-in-1 Hair Tool

    We Are Paradoxx Invests in R&D to Develop World’s First 3-in-1 Hair Tool
Belfast-based haircare company, WE ARE PARADOXX, has developed the world’s first cordless 3-in-1 hair tool following significant investment in research
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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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Fexco Opens €21 Million Research and Development Facility

    Fexco Opens €21 Million Research and Development Facility
Irish-international fintech company, Fexco has opened a new building in Killorglin, County Kerry, which will house its own Research Development
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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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HBAN Recruited More Than 100 New Business Angels in 2019

    HBAN Recruited More Than 100 New Business Angels 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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£3.6 Million Funding to Support Pioneering Advances in Sustainable Energy

    £3.6 Million Funding to Support Pioneering Advances in Sustainable Energy
Invest Northern Ireland has offered £3.6 million of support for Phase II of the Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy (CASE).
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A Comprehensive EU-UK Free Trade Agreement Could Reduce Brexit Harm to the Irish Economy by Half

    A Comprehensive EU-UK Free Trade Agreement Could Reduce Brexit Harm to the Irish Economy by Half
The Government has published a study, commissioned by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, which examines the economic impact
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Over €40 Million For 26 Projects to Drive Job Creation in the Regions

    Over €40 Million For 26 Projects to Drive Job Creation in the Regions
The Government has announced the results of the third call of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), an open national
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Enterprise Ireland Announces Funding of €35,000 For Food & Drink Start-ups

    Enterprise Ireland Announces Funding of €35,000 For Food & Drink Start-ups
Enterprise Ireland has announced that it is offering up to €35,000 in funding for food and drink companies who participate in the
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5-year Plan to Future-proof the Manufacturing Sector

    5-year Plan to Future-proof the Manufacturing Sector
The Government recently launched Ireland’s Industry 4.0 Strategy at the Irish Manufacturing Research Centre in Mullingar to help firms respond
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Ireland Leads the Way in Ocean Energy as SEAI Funded Wave Energy Device Arrives in Hawaii For Testing

    Ireland Leads the Way in Ocean Energy as SEAI Funded Wave Energy Device Arrives in Hawaii For Testing
The wave energy device by Ocean Energy Ltd, funded by the Government of Ireland through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), has
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€65 Million For 16 Ground-breaking Projects Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

    €65 Million For 16 Ground-breaking Projects Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund
The Government has announced that 16 innovative projects have been successful under the second round of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation
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Enterprise Ireland and HSE Award Five Companies Innovation Contracts to Address Diabetes

    Enterprise Ireland and HSE Award Five Companies Innovation Contracts to Address Diabetes
€100,000 in funding through Enterprise Ireland’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programme is to be awarded to five companies following
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DIVA: The Second Call For SME Funding is Now OPEN!

    DIVA: The Second Call For SME Funding is Now OPEN!
DIVA is an EU funded project that aims to support SMEs to apply their digital technology to the agrofood, forestry
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€21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre

    €21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre
The Government has announced Enterprise Ireland funding of €7.2 million, over five years, for Food for Health Ireland, a Technology
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€11 Million Funding For Cutting-edge Energy Research

    €11 Million Funding For Cutting-edge Energy Research
The Government has announced that €11 million in funding has been awarded to 50 cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects.
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Smart Hub Success For Lisburn’s Connected Care Solutions

    Smart Hub Success For Lisburn’s Connected Care Solutions
Lisburn-based health technology firm Connected Care Solutions has signed a deal with Powys Council in Wales for its innovative ETHEL
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European Commission Approves €2.6 Billion Public Support For the Irish National Broadband Plan

    European Commission Approves €2.6 Billion Public Support For the Irish National Broadband Plan
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, €2.6 billion of public support for the Irish National Broadband
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Output Sports Named Best Early Stage Company in Dublin

    Output Sports Named Best Early Stage Company in Dublin
Output Sports, the University College Dublin (UCD) sports technology spin-out, has been named ‘Best Early Stage’ company, and won a
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Firms Benefit From Over €1 Million R&D Funding Through Co-Innovate Programme

    Firms Benefit From Over €1 Million R&D Funding Through Co-Innovate Programme
Over one million Euro of investment in research and development has been awarded to companies involved in cross-border projects to
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Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

    Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

Businesses across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a new three million pound energy services fund aimed at helping

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Neurovalens Embarks on Second Ground-breaking R&D Project and Creates 22 New Jobs

    Neurovalens Embarks on Second Ground-breaking R&D Project and Creates 22 New Jobs

Belfast-based health tech company Neurovalens, a global leader of neuro-technology products, is embarking on the development of a ground-breaking medical

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Artificial Intelligence Innovation Hub CeADAR Secures €12 Million in Funding From Enterprise Ireland

    Artificial Intelligence Innovation Hub CeADAR Secures €12 Million in Funding From Enterprise Ireland

Based in University College Dublin (UCD), in partnership with TU Dublin and supported by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland, CeADAR

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Bluedrop Medical Raises €3.7 Million Investment

    Bluedrop Medical Raises €3.7 Million Investment

HBAN has announced that Bluedrop Medical, a Galway-based Medical device start-up, has secured €3.7 million in funding to help manage one

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InvoiceFair to Co-Host Seminar on Working Capital Funding For SME Growth in Shannon

    InvoiceFair to Co-Host Seminar on Working Capital Funding For SME Growth in Shannon

InvoiceFair, which provides SMEs with alternative working capital funding options through its marketplace platform, is co-hosting a finance seminar for

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