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Construction starts on AMIC’s Factory of the Future to reinvigorate Northern Ireland’s industrial potential

    Construction starts on AMIC’s Factory of the Future to reinvigorate Northern Ireland’s industrial potential

Construction has started on a state-of-the-art Factory of the Future at Global Point in Newtownabbey led by Queen’s University Belfast, which is key to an exciting future for advanced manufacturing

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Atlantic Technological University and FoodCloud Sign MOU for Collaborative Educational Course for Community Initiatives

    Atlantic Technological University and FoodCloud Sign MOU for Collaborative Educational Course for Community Initiatives

Atlantic Technological University (ATU) and FoodCloud, an Irish non-profit dedicated to fighting food waste and food insecurity, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a partnership that aims to

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Made Smarter Adoption Awards recognise digital transformation champions among UK SME manufacturers

    Made Smarter Adoption Awards recognise digital transformation champions among UK SME manufacturers

Made Smarter, the movement connecting manufacturers to technology and skills, has launched a national awards programme to celebrate digital transformation among SME manufacturers. The Made Smarter Adoption Awards champion manufacturing

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TU Dublin is recognised as the first Centre for Sustainability Across the Curriculum in Europe

    TU Dublin is recognised as the first Centre for Sustainability Across the Curriculum in Europe

TU Dublin has been recognised as a Centre for Sustainability Across the Curriculum, and will be the first such centre in Europe, joining 15 other centres internationally.  The recognition comes from

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NIBRT opens new Advanced Therapies manufacturing research & training facility

    NIBRT opens new Advanced Therapies manufacturing research & training facility

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has officially launched a new advanced therapies facility. This expansion will increase NIBRT’s capacity and capability to conduct manufacturing-focused research and

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Report forecasts 21,000 additional jobs for Biopharma sector by 2027

    Report forecasts 21,000 additional jobs for Biopharma sector by 2027

A report from the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) forecasts 21,000 additional jobs will be created by 2027, in order to support Ireland’s important and fast-growing Biopharma sector.

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New Smarter Factory Technology Gateway to propel Irish companies into a digital future

    New Smarter Factory Technology Gateway to propel Irish companies into a digital future

The new Smarter Factory Technology Gateway (SFT) launched recently at the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) Moylish Campus, is already providing an investment of €1.8 million in the Midwest

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Made Smarter and tech institutes partner to help UK manufacturers go digital

    Made Smarter and tech institutes partner to help UK manufacturers go digital

Made Smarter and leading technology demonstrators have joined forces to demystify digital transformation with a new white paper. ‘Made Smarter technologies: powering the digital transformation of SME manufacturers’ is a practical

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2024 – 28-29th May – RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2024 – 28-29th May – RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

The annual Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will he held at RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin, on Tuesday, 28th, and Wednesday, 29th of May 2024. Incorporating a comprehensive conference

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New Hartree Centre strategy advances computing for UK industry

    New Hartree Centre strategy advances computing for UK industry

The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Hartree Centre has launched its new strategy, reaffirming its commitment to unlocking the high growth potential of advanced digital technologies for UK industry.

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National Construction Summit –18th April 2024 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

    National Construction Summit –18th April 2024 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

The 2024 National Construction Summit is being held on Thursday, April 18th at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown in Dublin. Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme, including a wide array of

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UK SME manufacturers in the food and drink sector prepare for digital future with leadership programmes

    UK SME manufacturers in the food and drink sector prepare for digital future with leadership programmes

UK food and drink manufacturers have been empowered with the vision, skills and drive to pursue smarter manufacturing through Made Smarter’s innovative leadership programmes. Made Smarter, a government-funded industry-led initiative

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Smart Solutions in the Hands of Manufacturers: The ‘Remote’ Route to Zero Machine Downtime

    Smart Solutions in the Hands of Manufacturers: The ‘Remote’ Route to Zero Machine Downtime

Unplanned downtime is placing a greater burden on manufacturers than ever before. Research from Siemens highlights that the cost of unplanned downtime is – in every sector – at least 50%

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The AIM Centre in Sligo officially opens

    The AIM Centre in Sligo officially opens

In an important milestone for the North-West region’s manufacturing sector, the new Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing (AIM) Centre in Sligo has been officially opened. This initiative is a partnership between

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Peter Williamson takes his seat as the new chair of Make UK Affiliate Partner Board

    Peter Williamson takes his seat as the new chair of Make UK Affiliate Partner Board

Automate UK CEO, Peter Williamson has been appointed as the new chair of the Make UK affiliate partner board. He will also represent the affiliate partner programme on Make UK’s

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EY Economic Eye: Growth uplift for Irish economy forecast for 2024 as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns

    EY Economic Eye: Growth uplift for Irish economy forecast for 2024 as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns

EY Ireland’s Winter 2024 Economic Eye is forecasting a growth uplift for the Irish Economy in 2024, with further job gains as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns.

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New report identifies Ireland’s €38 billion offshore wind opportunity

    New report identifies Ireland’s €38 billion offshore wind opportunity

Achieving Ireland’s 2050 offshore wind energy targets could be worth at least €38 billion to the Irish economy, according to a new report. The research highlights the need for a

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KTF Housing embraces sustainable future with supporting grant from Enterprise Ireland

    KTF Housing embraces sustainable future with supporting grant from Enterprise Ireland

In a significant boost to sustainable building practices, KTF Housing – a leader in Irish timber frame home manufacturing – has recently secured a supporting grant from Enterprise Ireland. Established

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€33.4 million knowledge transfer funding programme launched

    €33.4 million knowledge transfer funding programme launched

KT Boost, a new four-year, €33.4 million knowledge transfer funding programme for Irish universities and technological universities (TUs), has been launched. Its objective is to support an increase in research

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New €16 million ‘Work IQ’ Innovation Centre opening in South Dublin in early 2024

    New €16 million ‘Work IQ’ Innovation Centre opening in South Dublin in early 2024

A €16 million purpose-built innovation centre, Work IQ, situated in Tallaght’s newly developed Innovation Quarter is on track to open early next year. Enquiries are now being taken at www.workiq.ie to register interest

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Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk to double capacity in 3D Concrete Printing and Cybersecurity Training to combat skills shortages

    Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk to double capacity in 3D Concrete Printing and Cybersecurity Training to combat skills shortages

To combat the shortage of skilled personnel in modern methods of construction and cybersecurity to meet the evolving industry demand, LMETB’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk (AMTCE)

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Ireland forecast to record strongest construction growth amongst 19 European countries as output declines across the Continent – Euroconstruct

    Ireland forecast to record strongest construction growth amongst 19 European countries as output declines across the Continent – Euroconstruct

Construction output in Ireland is forecast to grow at the strongest rate among 19 European countries, expanding by 3.2% this year and 4.4% in 2024. This comes at a time

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All four European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHS) now operational in Ireland

    All four European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHS) now operational in Ireland

With the recent establishment of CeADAR and ENTIRE as European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH), the number of Irish Hubs that are operational has now reached the full complement of four.

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Strategic collaboration between Teagasc and SETU to enhance the growing malting, brewing and distilling sector in Ireland

    Strategic collaboration between Teagasc and SETU to enhance the growing malting, brewing and distilling sector in Ireland

Ireland’s South-East is Ireland’s principal area for the production of grain for the drinks sector, is also home to a

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UK manufacturing rises to eighth in world but can climb higher with automation

    UK manufacturing rises to eighth in world but can climb higher with automation

By Tom Bouchier, Managing Director, FANUC UK Data just released by Make UK[1] reveals that UK manufacturing has overtaken France

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Irish food & drink entrepreneurs with an appetite to disrupt the industry wanted!

    Irish food & drink entrepreneurs with an appetite to disrupt the industry wanted!

Are you an early-stage food or drink company interested in scaling your business? Do you have a category-disrupting product, solution

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

The annual Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on 25th

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Manufacturing and engineering finalists announced ahead of Worldskills Ireland 2023

    Manufacturing and engineering finalists announced ahead of Worldskills Ireland 2023

Ahead of Worldskills Ireland 2023, 160 students and apprentices from across Ireland have been named as competition finalists who will

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Airbus Helicopters in the UK and HVM Catapult announce strategic partnership

    Airbus Helicopters in the UK and HVM Catapult announce strategic partnership

Airbus Helicopters in the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult –

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IMR and ATU sign MOU on Partnership

    IMR and ATU sign MOU on Partnership

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) and Atlantic Technological University (ATU) have joined forces in a groundbreaking partnership to revolutionize education and

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LMETB/AMTCE Launches Funded National Cyber Security Training Programme to Combat Skills Shortage

    LMETB/AMTCE Launches Funded National Cyber Security Training Programme to Combat Skills Shortage

To combat the current shortage of skilled cyber security personnel and the need to develop a strong and coordinated national

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£54 million to develop secure AI that can help solve major challenges

    £54 million to develop secure AI that can help solve major challenges

The UK’s position as a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been boosted by the announcement of a series

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 22nd June 2023

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 22nd June 2023

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

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Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

    Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland have launched the Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish

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The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) and Engineering Technology Teachers Association join forces

    The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) and Engineering Technology Teachers Association join forces

STEM teaching in post-primary and Further Education and Training (FET) in Ireland has received a significant boost with the establishment

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AMTCE announces two brand new courses in Supply Chain and Operational Excellence

    AMTCE announces two brand new courses in Supply Chain and Operational Excellence

If you are Interested in a career in the thriving advanced manufacturing sector or want to take your career to

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Industry Training Services opens for business in Dublin

    Industry Training Services opens for business in Dublin

Industry Training Services (ITS), Northern Ireland’s number one provider of health and safety training solutions to the construction, civil engineering,

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New CEO of SMMT Industry Forum

    New CEO of SMMT Industry Forum

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has announced the appointment of Ashley Fernihough as the new Chief Executive

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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

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Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected Live conference and exhibition – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork – January 25th 2023

    Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected Live conference and exhibition – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork – January 25th 2023

Reflecting Ireland’s position as a centre of excellence in life sciences and biopharmaceutical production, the Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected

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Launch of Skills for Better Business – a new resource for Irish SMEs

    Launch of Skills for Better Business – a new resource for Irish SMEs

The Irish Government has launched Skills for Better Business, a two-part initiative aimed at assisting SME owners and managers across Ireland. Skills

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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

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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

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NIBRT starts construction of new Advanced Therapeutics facility at its Dublin site

    NIBRT starts construction of new Advanced Therapeutics facility at its Dublin site

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has commenced construction work on an ambitious expansion of its existing

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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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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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IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022 – Finalists Announced

    IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022 – Finalists Announced

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), in partnership with Premier Publishing & Events, has announced the finalists for the IMR Manufacturing &

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New digital training scheme for Irish SMEs launched

    New digital training scheme for Irish SMEs launched

Google, Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices have announced a new partnership, with a focus on supporting Irish businesses

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New Construction Technology Centre in Ireland

    New Construction Technology Centre in Ireland

The Irish Government has announced funding of €5 million, over 5 years, for the establishment of a Construction Technology Centre

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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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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

    Scotland 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 the 13th of

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Report outlines Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges

    Report outlines Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges

A new report sets out the long-term vision for how engineering research will help to tackle key challenges. In the

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The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk Hosts Portuguese Trade Delegation

    The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk Hosts Portuguese Trade Delegation

The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk has hosted a delegation of political and business leaders from

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Aston University degree apprentice shows how women in the warehouse are becoming leaders

    Aston University degree apprentice shows how women in the warehouse are becoming leaders

A postgraduate degree apprentice who has just completed the MSc Supply Chain Leadership & Management programme at Aston University has been

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Manufacturing Industry in the Irish Border Region Works Together to Compete on International Market

    Manufacturing Industry in the Irish Border Region Works Together to Compete on International Market

A new manufacturing cluster to help develop the industry in the border region to compete on a national and international

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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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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

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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

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