The Presidents of the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) institutes welcome the announcement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, TD, of €8.24 million in grants for 95 Enterprise Centres around the country under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund.
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The iHub at GMIT Galway & Castlebar incubators provide high potential entrepreneurs and innovative start-ups with the business skills, networks, space and supports necessary to navigate the business start-up process from concept to successful commercialisation.
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Join Ireland West’s leading Technology Companies at GMIT iHubs.
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New Frontiers is Enterprise Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme for early-stage start-ups. The programme is run over three phases and delivered in GMIT Galway and Mayo campuses.
EMPOWER is a female-only programme targeted at females located in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. Applicants can choose from two options, EMPOWER Start or EMPOWER Growth.
Twenty women from across the west and north-west took part in an online Dragon’s Den style pitch competition this week marking the completion of the first EMPOWER START II programme delivered through the iHubs in the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) of GMIT, IT...
Leaders in public & private sectors, and academia, will share their “Digital Transformation” stories at this free online event GMIT is delighted to announce an exciting line-up of speakers taking part in this year’s Digital West event which takes place fully...
Maria Staunton, Manager of GMIT Mayo iHub summarizes 2020 activity in GMIT Mayo iHub Start-ups have emerged as key drivers of economic growth and job creation and have continued to play a critical role to local economies during the Covid-19 crisis, writes Maria...
HeartPoint Global Ireland Ltd. were drawn to iHubs for its excellent location in the heart of Galway’s thriving medtech scene as well as the opportunities it offers for state of the art office and lab facilities in addition to providing access to expert support and services from MET. The collaborative environment provides excellent networking opportunities with like minded and similarly positioned MedTech companies.
Kyzentree Technologies has benefited hugely from the iHubs. The New Frontiers programme gave us the confidence and the platform on which to establish that the business was viable and the subsequent support was instrumental in securing funding. GMIT has provided us with two interns who have added significant value to our product offering. The location is just off the motorway and avoids the heavy city centre traffic!
Highly recommend our home GMIT Innovation Hubs for any medtech and digital technology company based in Galway looking for state-of-the-art facilities, a strong network of like-minded high-impact startups, and access to cutting-edge research capabilities at MET Technology Gateway.
During our time at the Innovation Hub, Hillwalk Tours transformed from a tiny start-up of just two people to an award-winning organisation employing 16 people. This was no coincidence – the combination of working in an environment with other export-driven, like-minded entrepreneurs and the support and mentoring we received from George and his team have helped to drive us forward to achieve our potential