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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 one step closer to being fully approved as European Digital

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Scotland’s new cybersecurity development hub opens at Abertay University

    Scotland’s new cybersecurity development hub opens at Abertay University

Scotland’s new home for cybersecurity research, innovation, and industry growth, Abertay cyberQuarter, has officially opened at Abertay University. The £18 million hub in Abertay University’s Annie Lamont Building has been jointly

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New Apprenticeship to Tackle HGV Driver Shortage Launched

    New Apprenticeship to Tackle HGV Driver Shortage Launched

Ireland’s freight and distribution sector has reinforced its commitment to the next generation of employees with the launch  in Atlantic TU Sligo of a new Transport Operations and Commercial Driving

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Lack of Skilled Lift Truck Instructors Poses Possible Safety Risks

    Lack of Skilled Lift Truck Instructors Poses Possible Safety Risks

The warehousing and logistics industry is facing a shortage of qualified Lift Truck Instructors which could lead to safety issues in forklift operations, according to RTITB. “The lack of lift

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UK’s biggest food businesses join pioneering climate learning programme

    UK’s biggest food businesses join pioneering climate learning programme

Senior leaders from a range of leading food businesses have joined the Future Food Movement’s Accelerator programme, which aims to upskill the food and drink industry on critical climate issues. Its

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TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

    TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

BioPharmaChem Skillnet has launched a new Virtual Reality (VR) Training programme developed for the Pharma Industry in collaboration with Technological University Dublin. Following the successful BioPharmaChem (BPC) Skillnet VR Training programme in

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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 total to 10 leading UK universities. Launched in 2019, the

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UK businesses urged to take share of £1 million export funding boost

    UK businesses urged to take share of £1 million export funding boost

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) has announced that it has made over £1 million in funding available to help British businesses to export. The IOE&IT launched the

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Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

    Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor with operations in Ireland, the UK, and Mainland Europe. The organisation provides full mechanical and electrical

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New sector voice for UK manufacturing apprenticeships launched

    New sector voice for UK manufacturing apprenticeships launched

A new partnership between industry and Government to grow the number of high-quality apprenticeships in the manufacturing sector has been launched. Chaired by Anita Davenport-Brooks of the Lander Group, Apprenticeships

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Aston University degree apprenticeship helps lead the way for women in logistics and supply chain

    Aston University degree apprenticeship helps lead the way for women in logistics and supply chain

An Aston University degree apprenticeship is helping to illustrate that more women are choosing a career in logistics and supply chain. The logistics sector has historically attracted more men than

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Manufacturing Excellence

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Manufacturing Excellence

We help companies increase productivity and profitability by providing integrated training, consultancy and implementation support in Lean and Agile thinking at all levels. Our clients range from companies new to

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Festo

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Festo

Festo is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. Our aim is to maximise productivity and competitiveness for our customers.

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Irish Roots, Global Opportunities: Ornua Seeks 15 Graduates for Industry Leading Graduate Programme

    Irish Roots, Global Opportunities: Ornua Seeks 15 Graduates for Industry Leading Graduate Programme

Ornua, owner of Kerrygold, Ireland’s only billion-euro food brand, has launched its search for the organisation’s next generation of leaders through its 2022 Graduate Programme. The programme is looking for

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UK manufacturer developing world class talent

    UK manufacturer developing world class talent

UK Soft drinks manufacturer Clearly Drinks is leading the way with its World Class Operator programme, which looks to nurture and train the nation’s future manufacturing talent. The new programme, created

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UK Industry calls for targeted sectoral approach on Apprenticeship funding to support high value, high growth manufacturing jobs

    UK Industry calls for targeted sectoral approach on Apprenticeship funding to support high value, high growth manufacturing jobs

Britain’s manufacturers have called on Government to adopt a sectoral rethink on how levy money can be spent to boost essential skills in high growth industries like manufacturing and engineering.

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Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – May 13th

    Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – May 13th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, May 13th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is

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RTITB’s nationwide Driver CPC service to support firms with multiple transport depots

    RTITB’s nationwide Driver CPC service to support firms with multiple transport depots

RTITB can now arrange for all of an organisation’s Driver CPC Periodic Training to be delivered across the UK within one service. The nationwide service will help businesses with multiple

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Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

    Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

The introduction of the ‘superdeduction’ tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investment this year for manufacturers as companies plan to increase or bring forward their plans

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Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

    Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

The Government has given its backing to efforts by Make UK to help the next generation of talent by boosting take up of the Kickstart scheme by manufacturing employers. Make

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Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

    Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

The Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 25th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series

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Future MedTech Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 18th

    Future MedTech Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 18th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 18th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is

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The Power of Mobile ERP: It’s time to ‘carry your business with you’ Webinar – February 18th

    The Power of Mobile ERP: It’s time to ‘carry your business with you’ Webinar – February 18th

With the number of off-site employees on the rise, others dispersed around the globe, and the continued surge in remote working, Priority’s Mobile ERP Apps will enable you and your employees to

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Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 11th

    Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 11th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 11th. The event is the latest in the

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Unilever commits to help build a more inclusive society

    Unilever commits to help build a more inclusive society

Unilever has announced a wide-ranging set of commitments and actions to help build a more equitable and inclusive society by

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Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 28th

    Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 28th

The Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, January 28th. The event is the latest in the Online

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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

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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

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Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

    Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

Universal Robots has announced that Applied Automation has opened a dedicated Authorised Training Centre at its headquarters in Cardiff. The facility

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DesignPro Automation leads with Ireland’s first Robotic Welding Course

    DesignPro Automation leads with Ireland’s first Robotic Welding Course

Automation specialist DesignPro Automation has teamed up with Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board to offer Ireland’s first certified

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Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

    Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

Kirby Group Engineering has doubled its apprentice intake in 2020. The Limerick-based, privately owned mechanical and electrical engineering company has

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Businesses can cut energy costs with online SEAI Energy Academy

    Businesses can cut energy costs with online SEAI Energy Academy

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a free online training resource to help businesses reduce their energy

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Automation and Robotics Online Conference – June 2nd, 2020

    Automation and Robotics Online Conference – June 2nd, 2020

Manufacturers are increasingly realising the benefits of investing in Automation and Robotics technologies in order to increase productivity and reduce

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Uptake on the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) increases

    Uptake on the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) increases

Since the launch of the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) in TU Dublin in September 2018 the number of apprentices participating

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European Commission Calls For More Industry-led Training Infrastructures, Similar to Skillnet Ireland

    European Commission Calls For More Industry-led Training Infrastructures, Similar to Skillnet Ireland
The European Commission’s Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation report has featured Skillnet Ireland as an example of best practice. Skillnet Ireland
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Have Your Say on Skillnet Ireland Strategy

    Have Your Say on Skillnet Ireland Strategy

Skillnet Ireland is urging employers, employees, industry groups, regional groups, the general public and all interested parties to have their say

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Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

    Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

Ireland’s first ever Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) has been launched. The programme has been developed by Skillnet Ireland’s Technology

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Skillnet Ireland Launches New Network For Small Firms Sector

    Skillnet Ireland Launches New Network For Small Firms Sector

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland, has launched six new networks

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Fáilte Ireland Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

    Fáilte Ireland Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

Fáilte Ireland is inviting businesses and individuals interested in providing tourists with a food or drink experience to attend workshops

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Skillnet Ireland Announces New Funding For Businesses to Upskill Employees

    Skillnet Ireland Announces New Funding For Businesses to Upskill Employees

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland has announced up to €2

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2019 Applications Now Open For Scholarships For MBA and MSc Programmes at Ireland’s Top Business School

    2019 Applications Now Open For Scholarships For MBA and MSc Programmes at Ireland’s Top Business School

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has launched the tenth year of its Aspire Scholarship Programme which provides talented graduates from across

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Fáilte Ireland Crafts a New Path to Success Across Ireland’s Ancient East

    Fáilte Ireland Crafts a New Path to Success Across Ireland’s Ancient East

Fáilte Ireland has unveiled a bespoke toolkit to equip and train craft businesses across Ireland’s Ancient East with the skills to maximise

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Talent Garden Opens Digital Innovation School

    Talent Garden Opens Digital Innovation School

Talent Garden, Europe’s largest digital innovation and co-working hub operator, has opened its Dublin Innovation School with details of two

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High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

    High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

The call is open for ambitious female entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses to join the latest cycle

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Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

    Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

Kilsaran International are taking the hugely successful Essential Learning Series suite of technical seminars to the road with events to

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Skillnet Ireland Announces €2 Million Training Fund to Help Close the Widening Skills Gap

    Skillnet Ireland Announces €2 Million Training Fund to Help Close the Widening Skills Gap

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland has announced up to

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Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

    Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy has announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of

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Skillnet Ireland – Without Upskilling, Businesses in Ireland Could Lose Competitive Advantage

    Skillnet Ireland – Without Upskilling, Businesses in Ireland Could Lose Competitive Advantage

Skillnet Ireland (formerly Skillnets), the national agency for workforce development, has been launched at an event in Co Clare to

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2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

    2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

Designed to foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies, the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition attracted over

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Just 12% of Engineering Professionals are Women as Gender Gap Persists

    Just 12% of Engineering Professionals are Women as Gender Gap Persists

Just 16% of engineering graduates are women, with the overall ratio currently just one woman to eight men in the

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€30,000 Cottage Market Fund Announced

    €30,000 Cottage Market Fund Announced

A fund of €30,000 has been announced by GIY with the support of The Ireland Funds for the establishment of 10

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NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has published its 2017 Annual Report, announcing substantial growth across all

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UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

    UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

The Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre (ECME), a cross border centre of research excellence within the field of cardiovascular medicine,

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Greater Skill Utilisation and Skilled Migration Needed to Boost Productivity in Ireland

    Greater Skill Utilisation and Skilled Migration Needed to Boost Productivity in Ireland

New research published by the ESRI finds that greater skill utilisation and skilled migration are required to support a productive and

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EngageSmith creates 20 jobs with €400K investment

    EngageSmith creates 20 jobs with €400K investment

Millennial training company EngageSmith has announced it will create 20 new jobs by the end of 2019 as it develops its range

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Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC

    Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC

Monex Financial Services has announced details of a new scholarship program created to support Killarney Leaving Cert students accepted to

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71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

    71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

During 2016 there were 71,647 days lost to industrial disputes, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on

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Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

    Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

A talented group of teenagers from Galway, Cork, Kilkenny, Offaly and Dublin claimed the winning spot at the 2017 BT

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