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GMIT Innovation Centre
Information Evening at Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) Mayo
10, Jun 2008 - 17:11

An Information Evening will be held in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Castlebar on Thursday 19th June from 5.30pm to 8pm for individuals with an innovative business idea who are interested in starting their own businesses.

IiBC offers subsidised office space, business advice in marketing, sales, patenting, advice in relation to finance and grants, access to GMIT graduates and postgraduates and research.

IiBC provides space where individuals have the opportunity to rent a desk for up to nine months to research their potential business idea. Here they could run their work in a research-orientated and facility-supplied environment, interacting with other potential entrepreneurs IiBC also offers full office space for start-ups.

Fifteen start-ups have joined the IiBC since it officially opened for business in March 2006. Five of these companies are currently undertaking the Midlands and West Enterprise Programme run by GMIT and Athlone IT. The primary aim of this programme is to support entrepreneurs with their technology concepts, leading to the formation of viable, sustainable regional enterprises or High Potential Start-ups (HPSUs).

The IiBC is looking for individuals with innovative ideas looking to start up their own business.

Anyone interested in finding out more about the Innovation in Business Centre at GMIT Castlebar should attend the Information Evening on Thursday 19th June. The centre is located on the grounds of the GMIT Castlebar campus, behind the Mayo Education Centre. One-to-one meetings can also be arranged in the strictest confidence at a time convenient to the potential client. Email: iibccastlebar@gmit.ieor check out or tel. 094 90 43198


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