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EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas
24/05/2018

Four Irish SMEs are among 79 top-class innovative SMEs across Europe that are to receive EU funding to help them get their projects to market faster.

The four Irish SMEs are: Cork-based Metabolomic Diagnostics Ltd, UCD spin-out company ATXA Therapeutics Ltd, Aurigen Medical Ltd, and Deciphex Ltd of Dublin.

Three of the SMEs will receive funding under the SME Instrument (Phase 2) and one under the Fast Track to Innovation Scheme.

Image of Oweninny wind farm
23/05/2018

Ireland's ESB (Electricity Supply Board) and Bord na Móna are pleased to announce that financial close has been reached on the €160 million Oweninny project in North County Mayo. The project will be financed with long-term debt from a consortium of banks including the European Investment Bank (EIB), who are providing 50 per cent of the funding under the Juncker Plan, as well as MUFG Bank, BNP Paribas and AIB.

Located between Crossmolina and Bangor Erris, the site was formerly used for peat harvesting by Bord na Móna to provide indigenous fuel for ESB’s peat fired power station at Bellacorick, up to its decommissioning in 2003. The country’s first commercial wind farm was established at the site in 1992.

Events
Image from the exhibition

The Bruges-Venice Treaty of Rome Exhibition commemorates the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome in 1957. The exhibition consists of an introductory narrative about the beautiful mediaeval cities of Bruges (in Flanders) and Venice with colourful photos of both cities.    

The exhibition will be open to the public on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm from Thursday 10 May to Thursday 31 May at the European Commission Representation in Ireland, Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount...

Date:
  • 10/05/2018 to 31/05/2018
Venue:
Europe House, Dublin 2

The European Commission has just published the 2018 Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) setting out its economic policy guidance for Ireland and other Member States for the next 12 to 18 months.

This timely seminar provides an opportunity to discuss the CSRs for Ireland...

Date:
  • 01/06/2018
Venue:
Dublin