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May 2015

InterTradeIreland Meet the buyer Event

The Meet the Buyer events provide SMEs with an overview of the all-island public procurement market and the opportunities available. Throughout each event programme, there are a number of opportunities to meet with public sector buyers from across the island at the ‘Buyer Stands’. There are also representatives from the key business agencies across the island who can advise you on current funding opportunities and business supports available. There are …Read More

REGISTER NOW! High Speed Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme

The Connection Voucher Scheme will allows small to medium sized enterprise (SMEs) and social enterprises within the new Fermanagh and Omagh District area to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to obtain high-speed broadband connections. The overall aim of the proposed scheme is to stimulate economic growth in our district by not only helping existing organisations overcome the cost of installing high speed broadband, but also by improving the …Read More

Explore enterprise programme! 18–30, unemployed & would like to start a business?

Support for people who are aged 18 – 30, unemployed and would like to start a business The Prince’s Trust explore enterprise programme helps thousands of small businesses get off the ground each year. The programme offers a package of cash, mentoring and practical support, including business plan writing workshops and financial planning. What help can I get? Participants will be provided with: an information session where you can find …Read More

Video of Digi Day West Conference

On 12th May 2015, the First Stop shop hosted “Digi Day West”, the first digital marketing conference to be held in the North West of Ireland, which saw some of Ireland’s leading names in the field of digital marketing descend upon Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. Produced by Purple Pencil @PurplePencilNI

Employer Subsidy to help pay for new staff

What is the Employer Subsidy The Employer Subsidy is a package of assistance available to those employers recruiting eligible clients. The Employer Subsidy is available for up to 26 weeks and is dependent on the employer recruiting an eligible client. How can the Employer Subsidy help me? you will have access to potential employees whom you might not have considered you will receive assistance towards the cost of your employee’s …Read More

Funding for technology inspired innovation

Apply for a share of £3 million for feasibility studies into technology projects Innovate UK has set aside up to £3 million for feasibility studies led by small or micro businesses into innovative projects in four key technology areas. These areas are: advanced materials biosciences electronics, sensors and photonics information and communication technology These four enabling technologies underpin the development of high-value products and services across many industrial sectors and: …Read More

Digi Day West video

On 12th May 2015, the First Stop shop hosted “Digi Day West”, the first digital marketing conference to be held in the North West of Ireland, which saw some of Ireland’s leading names in the field of digital marketing descend upon Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. Produced by Purple Pencil @PurplePencilNI

High Speed Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme

The Connection Voucher Scheme will allows small to medium sized enterprise (SMEs) and social enterprises within the new Fermanagh and Omagh District area to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to obtain high-speed broadband connections. The overall aim of the proposed scheme is to stimulate economic growth in our district by not only helping existing organisations overcome the cost of installing high speed broadband, but also by improving the …Read More

Would you like funding from a £4m budget pot to help kick start your business idea?

The Long-Term Care Revolution – Northern Ireland Workshop Knowledge Transfer Network  Thursday, 28 May 2015 from 10:00 to 14:30 (BST)  Belfast Innovate UK and Invest Northern Ireland are delighted to be working in partnership on The Long Term Care Revolution to highlight the scale of the business opportunity which new approaches to long-term care provision have to offer.  https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/the-long-term-care-revolution/sofar The Long Term Care Revolution SBRI competition opening in April 2015, …Read More