Tipperary’s Woodco Renewable Energy wins at Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena Awards 2019 at National Ploughing Championships

From new machinery to cow recognition software solutions for farmers, the most innovative Irish agri-tech and agri-engineering products were named this evening by Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon and National Ploughing Association Managing Director Anna May McHugh. They presented the 2019 Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena Awards at an international networking event, ahead of tomorrow’s National […]

Tipperary Cancer Drug Innovator Is Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur For 2019

A 34 year old Chartered Accountant was named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) for 2019 at awards ceremony in Dublin. Sharon Cunningham, co-founder of Shorla Pharma, who are supported by Local Enterprise Office Tipperary, took home the top award at today’s event after also winning her national category Best Start-Up Business and securing a total […]

Final Call for Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund to accelerate the growth of your start-up

– The final call for All Sectors CSF fast approaches – – Ambitious entrepreneurs and start-ups with an innovative product set for global markets are urged to apply –   Enterprise Ireland’s final Competitive Start Fund (CSF) of 2019 will open to all sectors for applications on Tuesday, September 24th next. The €750,000 fund will […]

Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Finalists From Tipperary Local Enterprise Office Meet With Ministers #IBYE

The bid to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur moves into top gear as candidates prepare for the National Final on 15th September. The Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) National Finalists from Tipperary Local Enterprise Office, Sharon Cunningham and Cathal Bourke, were in Dublin this week to meet with Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather […]

EY Economic Eye: GDP growth revised downwards based on gloomier global outlook but labour market continues to beat the odds

ROI GDP growth for 2020 revised downwards to 3.0% from 3.3% on the back of a weaker global economic outlook and continued Brexit uncertainty Growth is projected to further slow to 2.8% in 2021, assuming the avoidance of a hard Brexit A no-deal Brexit outcome could see 2020 GDP dip to 1.3% Tentative signs that […]

Over 50% of exporters nationwide say that Brexit has already had an impact on business – Enterprise Ireland

• Currency fluctuations number one concern amongst Irish exporters as Britain’s exit from the EU fast approaches   • 83% plan to enter new global markets over the next 12 months in response to Brexit   • Irish companies must take action now and further their diversification plans Research carried out by Enterprise Ireland has […]

Construction SMEs excluded from public sector contracts

Small and medium Irish businesses are excluded from securing public sector contracts by multiple barriers. Currently, SMEs account for 99% of businesses in Ireland but smaller companies deliver less than 33% of public sector projects.   A CIF report identified several barriers militating against SME participation in public sector contracts. These were identified as:   […]

Homegrown Tipperary company cleaning up!

Thurles based company, Ryans Cleaning is one of Ireland’s best examples of a successful family run business that is getting it right on the international scene. Through hard work and a commitment to quality, they have made their mark on the international entertainment and events circuit. This past weekend Ryans Cleaning cleaned for over 300,000 […]

Just half of businesses understand the Circular Economy – Ibec survey

Just one in two businesses (51%) understand what is meant by the Circular Economy, with only 39% aware of EU initiatives to drive sustainable change, according to a survey conducted by Ibec in association with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). More encouragingly, half the respondents (49%) acknowledged that moving to a more circular economy presents […]

Tipperary innovators invited to road-test business ideas on free New Frontiers programme

Tipperary innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups have the opportunity to invest one night a week to road-test their business ideas. The New Frontiers programme for early stage entrepreneurs is open for applications for its 8-week programme starting in September. New Frontiers, funded by Enterprise Ireland, is for potential entrepreneurs who have a well thought-out innovative business […]

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