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Enterprise Ireland - Free Seminar for food companies

Date: Friday 1st November 2013 Venue: St Angela's College, The Food Technology Centre, Lough Gill, Sligo Cost of participation: Free (note registration is essential - phone Mary Boyle 071 9159700) Chair: Paschal McGuire, Director Entrepreneurship NE/NW, Enterprise Ireland 09.30 Registration & Coffee 10.00 EI Innovation & R&D Supports Mike Dolan, Manager Innovation Voucher Programme, Enterprise…


Money for Jam - OUT NOW!!

I'm delighted to announce that my book Money for Jam - The Essential Guide to Starting Your Own Small Food Business is OUT NOW! and available to buy on-line in paperback, kindle and e-book versions and in bookshops! Flyer 1


Innovation Vouchers open again for applications

Enterprise Ireland has announced a call for Innovation Voucher Initiative which will be open for applications again soon. Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher Initiative is now running in Northern Ireland also. By linking up with Invest Northern Ireland, Enterprise Ireland can now offer voucher holders access to an additional 10 Knowledge Providers in Northern Ireland. Visit the link below for…


Money for Jam - publication date update!

MONEY FOR JAM - The Essential Guide to Starting Your Own Small Food Business, by Oonagh Monahan, will be published by Oaktree Press and available to buy in bookshops from September 2nd 2013. Don't forget to ask your local bookshop…


Lots happening in Leitrim!

Leon Quinn of Reverb Studios is currently curating the @Ireland twitter account for a week. He will focus on the AboutLeitrim.ie website and Leitrim in general. The account currently has around 15,000 followers worldwide and receives regular interaction so it's a great opportunity to showcase…


Intertrade Ireland equity advisory clinics

Intertrade Ireland have a limited number of slots available at their next monthly equity advisory clinics. If you are seeking to raise venture capital or business angel finance and would benefit from objective, independent advice, book a slot at one of InterTradeIreland's regional equity advisory clinics. The latest dates are: Tuesday 23rd April Galway GMIT, Dublin Road Wednesday 24th April Cork…


Chartered Management Consultant accreditation!

I am very pleased indeed to report that the Board of IMCA has approved the Membership Review Board's recommendation that I be accredited as a Certified Management Consultant. So I'll be adding the letters MIMCA, CMC after my name...I'll be needing new business cards I guess! This is an International Certification and only IMCA is authorised to award the global Certified…


Innovation Vouchers open call!

Enterprise Ireland is announcing a new call for Innovation Voucher Initiative which will be open from 8th April 2013. Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher Initiative is now running in Northern Ireland also. By linking up with Invest Northern Ireland, Enterprise Ireland can now offer voucher holders access to an additional 10 Knowledge Providers in Northern Ireland. Standard Applications: open…


New Chairman for FSAI

When it came to light that the Board of the FSAI couldn't meet during the horsemeat affair, Minister James Reilly was quick enough to get it sorted. I threw my name into the ring, but no luck. So, news from the FSAI now is that they have announced the appointment of Prof. Michael Gibney as its new Chairman.  Prof. Gibney, who is Professor of Food and Health at University College Dublin's (UCD)…


InterTradeIreland to invest £8.8m/€11m in 135 technology transfer projects for SMEs through FUSION programme


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