Press Releases

Exciting Line-Up of Speakers For GMIT Digital West 2021

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 online at...

Start-Ups Emerging as Key Drivers of Economic Growth and Job Creation

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 Staunton, Manager of the GMIT Mayo...

Empower Start Commences in CUA Institutes in West and North West

EMPOWER Start, the women’s entrepreneurship programme, commenced full online delivery this month (Nov 2020) through iHubs across the campuses of the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) of GMIT, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT. Co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of...

Connacht Ulster Alliance (CUA) Welcomes €500,000 for its iHubs

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....

Making It Work: Japanese accord helps Venari Medical close €4.5m funding

A solid relationship with lead investor Nipro Corporation was key to helping Venari Medical get its recent €4.5 million funding round over the line, according to Stephen Cox, its co-founder. The Galway start-up is developing a minimally invasive treatment of chronic venous disease (CVD). In Nipro...

Remote Working and Wellness is Focus of GMIT Mayo ‘Digital West’ 2020

Now in its third year, GMIT Mayo’s Digital West event will take place on Tuesday 28 January 2020. Organised by academic staff in collaboration with the GMIT Innovation Hub and in partnership with external business support agencies, this year's event will focus on remote working, wellness and...