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Launch of EU co funded SFI ARC Hub Programme

The goal of the SFI ARC Hub Programme is to establish a new model for regional innovation and entrepreneurial training, that will catalyse a step-change in the translation of cutting-edge publicly-funded research toward impact at a regional level. The SFI ARC Hub Programme will enhance and accelerate the commercialisation of… Continue Reading Launch of EU co funded SFI ARC Hub Programme
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Official Opening of the Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge in Galway

Today the Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge Project in Galway was officially opened. The project, which received a contribution of €3.5 million from the European Regional Development co-funded Border, Midland and Western Regional Operational Programme, is the first bridge to be built over the river Corrib in over 30… Continue Reading Official Opening of the Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge in Galway
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A gold, blue and green logo that reads "Ireland Euro 50"

Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU

Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU with Independent.ie Europe Day takes place each year on the 9th May.  It was on this date in 1950 that the Schuman Declaration was signed to secure long-term peace for Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War. This signing… Continue Reading Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU
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Ministers launch the EU Just Transition Fund

Ministers endorse Programme launch for the EU Just Transition Fund

Kenagh, Co. Longford, 28 April 2023 – Irish communities have the potential to ‘reimagine and transform’ themselves after the ending of commercial peat production and peat-fired power generation. Cllr Robert Power, Cathaoirleach of the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly (EMRA), made the comments at the launch of the Programme for the… Continue Reading Ministers endorse Programme launch for the EU Just Transition Fund
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in a group of five people standing in front of the Irish and EU flags we can clearly make out Ms Sukova and Mr de Castro. There are banners and vaious other small displays pinned to a board behind them.

Priory Youthreach Visited by Deputy Director General Sukova

The Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), Ms Andriana Sukova, visited Ireland on 21 and 22 March. As part of her visit, Ms Sukova was welcomed by Priory Youthreach for a tour of their centre. Ms Sukova was accompanied by… Continue Reading Priory Youthreach Visited by Deputy Director General Sukova
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Secretary General Jim Breslin, Minister Simon Harris, and Commissioner Andriana Sukova stand beside a banner with the title European Social Fund Plus, which features images of beneficiaries of ESF+ funding.

Launch of Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training Programme 21-27

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced a €1 billion co-funded investment in employment, skills, social inclusion and poverty in Ireland.  The funding is a joint investment by the Irish Government and the European Union under the European Social Fund Plus… Continue Reading Launch of Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training Programme 21-27
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Adoption of Ireland’s European Social Fund Plus Programme

The European Commission formally approved Ireland’s European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) programme in October 2022. The Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training (EIST) Programme will see Ireland benefit from €508 million in ESF+ funds from the European Union for the 2021-2027 period.  This, together with a planned national contribution of €573m,… Continue Reading Adoption of Ireland’s European Social Fund Plus Programme
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Opening of a call for applications to the Enterprise Ireland’s Innovators’ Initiative

Enterprise Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of a competitive call for applications to the Innovators’ Initiative: Pioneering Smart Futures 2023-2029, formerly known as the Needs Led Training Initiative. Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) based in the Republic of Ireland are cordially invited to submit applications for funding in accordance with the… Continue Reading Opening of a call for applications to the Enterprise Ireland’s Innovators’ Initiative
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Opening of a call for applications to the Enterprise Ireland KT Boost Programme

Enterprise Ireland invites applications from HEIs for funding under the Knowledge Transfer (KT) Boost Programme. Applications should be made in accordance with Programme Guidelines and using the Application Form.  Please advise if you wish to avail of content in an accessibly format. The KT Boost Programme is co-funded by the… Continue Reading Opening of a call for applications to the Enterprise Ireland KT Boost Programme
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