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Business : GMIT Innovation Centre Last Updated: 19, Mar 2011 - 07:53


Business Startup Information Day
By Judith Feehan
19, Mar 2011 - 07:52

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Valuable opportunity for business start-ups in the West - spread the good news!!!

Positive news stories are a scarce commodity these days but the GMIT Innovation in Business Centre's (IiBC) in Castlebar and Galway have an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to start their own business. The new Midlands and West Enterprise Programme (MWEP) can help. Supports include:

  • Free desk Space with broadband
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Access to Industry & Research Expertise
  • Opportunity to apply for One Year Salary Substitute Grant (from Enterprise Ireland)
  • Managed Office Services
  • Free Mentoring
And much more - see www.gmit.ie/iibc/mwep.html

Info Sessions:
IIBC Galway............Sat 12th March, 11:30am & 12:30pm
IIBC Galway............Tues 15th March, 6:30pm & 7:30pm
IIBC Castlebar..........Wed 23rd March, 6:30pm & 7:30pm

The IiBC's have helped create:
150+ jobs since their foundation (2005 & 2006)
€16m funding raised
13 HPSU (high potential start-up) companies created
17 successful spin outs
Innovation Vouchers and partnerships implemented

Play your part in the creation of more new companies in the west and share this good news by emailing it to those on your address list.

Remember All great ideas need a helping hand!



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