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In this section, you can view excerpts from the general media about Enterprise Ireland and its clients.

2016

April 2016

  • Enterprise Ireland to host six Irish aviation firms at world's biggest aviation event - 27/04 Irish Independent here
  • Enterprise Ireland and UCD launch €1.7m Food Quality & Safety partnership - 26/04 BusinessWorld.ie here
  • Obelisk to create 200 jobs after raising €6m investment - 25/04 Irish Times here
  • Foreign exchange with a difference with Coindrum - 25/04 MoodieReport here
  • Student Ambassador programme brings investment to Ireland - 22/04 Business World.ie here
  • Naval kite plan flies the nest with spin-off company - 22/04 Irish Examiner here
  • SteriPack's medical business is acquired for €70m - 21/04 Irish Times here
  • Kabzy leads the way in affordable car tracking - 20/04 Irish Independent here
  • Unique IP that increases endurance for flash memory devices - 20/04 SiliconRepublic here
  • The impact of Brexit on Ireland, Kevin Sherry speaks with Ireland Live 18/04  UTV here
  • Simone Boswell discusses the Access Silicon Valley programme - 18/04 Irish Times here
  • Listen to Sarita Johnston discuss the challenges facing increasing female entrepreneurs - 16/04 RTE here
  • Holos Skincare receives Dragon's Den investment - 18/04 Irish Times here
  • Huddl make private buses easily accessible to commuters - 18/04 - Irish Times here
  • At the Arab Irish Forum Sean Davis offers advice on exporting to the UAE - 15/04 Sunday Bus Post here
  • Jamjou discuss their gaming software & vision for future success - 15/04 Irish Times here
  • Medical Devices firm Fire1 raises €6.6m in funding - 12/04 Irish Independent here
  • See which companies are featured in the ‘Hot 100 Start-Ups’ guide 10/04 Sunday Business Post  here
  • TVadSync targets 'second screening' phenomenon - 10/04 Irish Independent here
  • Enterprise Ireland puts diversity at its core - 10/04 Sunday Business Post here
  • Enterprise Ireland investment of €2.5m in ArcLabs will double capacity of innovation hub - 08/04 Silicon Republic here
  • The Fuelling Ambition roadshows; supporting female entrepreneurship - 07/04 Business&Finance here
  • Bizimply raises €2m to support company's growth plans - 07/04 Irish Times here
  • Kinesis Health signs partnership to market new falls prevention service - 05/04 IrishTechNews here
  • The Irish precision technology killing harmful bacteria - 04/04 Irish Times here
  • Enterprise Ireland client Zeto secures major contract with Lidl - 04/04 Irish Times here

March 2016 

  • Atlantic Bridge confirms €140m for tech companies - 31/03 SiliconRepublic here
  • Kitman Labs; providing medical tech expertise in the sports arena - 31/03 Irish Independent here
  • SMS pioneer Joe Cunningham, discusses the future of mobile - 31/03 SiliconRepublic here
  • “It’s important to show your idea and how your business is scalable” Anastasia Volkova gives her tips for applying to the CSF fund - 31/03 here
  • Grasshopper skateboards targets UK & US markets with eco-friendly designs - 28/03 Irish Examiner here
  • Nearly 600 Irish projects secure more than €250m in Horizon 2020 funding - 26/03 SiliconRepublic here
  • WikiHow acquires Dublin start-up GuideCentral - 24/03 Irish Times here
  • Virgin Media presents opportunity to pitch to Richard Branson through its VOOM 2016 competition - 22/03 businessandfinance.com here
  • Pharmapod CEO & founder Leonora O'Brien gives her advice on applying for the Competitive Start Fund - 21/03 here
  • Irish food start-up Bean & Goose target the Easter market with chocolate hare - 21/03 Irish Examiner here
  • Start-up Effy streamlines scheduling & sales optimisation for retail sector - 21/03 Silicon Republic here
  • Derilinx provides government agencies with high quality data - 21/03 Irish Times here
  • OneView Healthcare becomes first Irish company to list on Australian Stock Exchange - 18/03 Irish Independent here
  • Kudos for Irish company Active Mind as Obama uses their Game Golf device - 15/03 RTE.ie here
  • CEO Julie Sinnamon discusses business in Ireland and the importance of female role models  - 13/03 Irish Independent here
  • Listen to CEO Julie Sinnamon discuss foreign direct investment and the growth of Irish companies - 12/03 The Business RTE here
  • 9 ways to make the most of SXSW - 12/03 SiliconRepublic here
  • Meet the most exciting Irish companies at SXSW -11/03 Newstalk here
  • Ion herbal tonics help companies achieve healthier workforces - 11/03 Irish Times here
  • Nestlé to invest over €25m in R&D centre - 11/03 businessworld.ie here
  • Irish companies well represented at SXSW - 10/03 Irish Times here
  • Sarita Johnston encourages female entrepreneurs to take risks on Intl Women's Day - 8/03 Thejournal.ie here
  • KillBiller share their tips for success at Mobile World Congress - 08/03 virginstartup.org here
  • EI and Dublin City Council launch Small Business Innovation Research €100K cycling challenge - 8/03 BizPlus here
  • Sarita Johnston encourages female entrepreneurs to take risks on International Women's Day - 8/03 thejournal.ie here
  • Irish biotech firm Genable acquired in $15m deal - 08/03 Irish Independent here
  • Forum on economic changes for Irish Arab business - 07/03 Business&Finance here
  • Obama to speak at SXSW Interactive festival - 07/03 Irish Times here
  • Syndicate announces €2million fund for start-ups in the West - 07/03 Irish Examiner here
  • Female Entrepreneurs fund opens in partnership with NDRC - 05/03 SiliconRepublic here
  • Start-ups: Learning to walk before you run - 04/03 Irish Times here
  • Salaso raises over €300K to develop physiotherapy app - 04/03 Irish Independent here
  • Traction for IP Telephony firm Blueface - 03/03 BizPlus.ie here

February 2016

  • FinTech Innovation Lab focuses on disruptive technologies - 29/02 Irish Independent here
  • EI Client Scurri expands to the US and Canada - 28/02 Irish Independent here
  • Start-Up advice; Look before you leap - 26/02 Irish Times here
  • New accelerator programme launches at Gateway UCC - 25/02 businessworld.ie here
  • Fraud protection company Xintec secures major contract - 25/02 Irish Examiner here
  • New food entrepreneurs sought for Food Works programme - 24/02 Business World here
  • Ireland securing €2.8 million in EU R&D funds per week - 24/02 Munster Express here
  • Enterprise Ireland backs new €34 million Glanbia plant - 24/02 Irish Independent here
  • Bright future for indigenous tech industry at Mobile World Congress - 24/02 Irish Examiner here
  • Online medical service Webdoctor has treated over 12,000 patients - 22/02 Irish Examiner here
  • Major client win for iMob Media - 22/02 Irish Examiner here
  • Eight finalists compete in Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers competition -20/02 Irish Independent here
  • 18 companies exhibiting at the Enterprise Ireland pavilion at Mobile World Congress - 19/02 SiliconRepublic here
  • Enterprise Ireland client Kneat Solutions secures €5.5 million investment - 19/02 Irish Sun here
  • Irish tech companies to shine at Mobile World Congress - 18/02 Irish Examiner here
  • Glanbia to double capacity at Wexford plant with €35 million investment - 18/02 Farmers Journal here
  • Enterprise Ireland client Xintec tackles fraud in the Telco market - 17/02 SiliconRepublic here
  • Pharmaceutical research firm APC creates 100 new jobs in Dublin – 15/02 Irish Times here
  • CEO Julie Sinnamon highlights EI's plans to help build scale at Start-Ups - 14/02 Irish Independent here
  • CoderDojo's Bill Liao shares his start-up advice at the HPSU Investor Day - 10/02 The Journal here
  • Enterprise Ireland backed firms to create 1,500 jobs - 10/02 Irish Times here
  • Enterprise Ireland’s Kevin Sherry discusses the positive outlook for 2016 - 10/02 FM104  here
  • Interview with Enterprise Ireland's John O'Dea and Shaw Academy founder - 10/02 Morning Ireland here
  • Mayo based CBE Hiring 40 people following UK Expansion - 01/02 BizPlus here

January 2016

  • What innovation challenges does Ireland face? Jan '16 oecdobserver.org here
  • Ireland is well placed to grow financial services jobs by one third - 31/01 The Independent here
  • Enterprise Ireland helps companies to start up and develop internationally - 31/01 Sunday Business Post here
  • Online learning company, Shaw Academy create 40 jobs - 29/01 RTE.ie here
  • PolyPico wins top SCCUL Award - 29/01 Galway Independent here
  • Local workforce gain most as EI supports 21,000 jobs in 2015 - 27/01 Irish Independent here
  • €5m boost for UCC Health Innovation Hub - 27/01 Irish Examiner here
  • Design sector responsible for €38bn in exports - 26/01 RTE News here
  • Government launches Action Plan for Jobs, aiming to entice emigrants to return to Ireland - 19/01 Irish Examiner here
  • HPSU client Unravel Analytics help companies drive their online sales - 18/01 Irish Examiner here
  • Dairymaster supplies technology behind new Irish €2 million dairy facility - 18/01 Irish Examiner here
  • Why sustainability, instinct and gut are key for start-ups to succeed - 18/01 Silicon Republic here
  • EI client, Soapbox Labs develop platform to personalise children's reading lessons - 18/01 Irish Examiner here
  • New €40 million fund to boost regional job growth - 15/01 BizPlus here
  • 12 leading Irish medical device makers - 15/01 Silicon Republic 15/01 here
  • 3D4Medical announce 70 new jobs for Dublin - 14/01 RTE News here
  • Neuravi, an EI client improving clinical outcomes for stroke patients, grow their Dutch business - 13/01 4Traders here
  • Over 21,000 jobs created by Irish companies in 2015 - Silicon Republic 13/01 here
  • Fexco announce an expansion of their German operations 12/01 - Business World here
  • EI supported Oxymen wins Nova UCD Innovation Award - 11/01 Irish Times here
  • Mcor Technologies unveil their 3d printer at the Consumer Electronics Show - 11/01 Irish Examiner here
  • EI client iCabbi sets it's sights on international growth - 11/01 Irish Examiner here
  • EI supported companies vie for Cork Company of the year award- 11/01 Irish Examiner here
  • EI client Celtic Pure expand and set their sights on US market - Irish Times 08/01 here
  • PM Group take part in Trade Mission to Netherlands & Germany 07/01 - Business World here
  • EI signs agreement with European Space Agency during trade mission to Netherlands & Germany Irish Times 07/01 here
  • EI & ESA launch space business incubator in Ireland Irish Times Irish Technews 07/01 here
  • Listen to EI client Decawave speaking at the Consumer Association Conference- Today FM 06/01 here
  • A snapshot video of Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement Launch 06/01 here
  • Taoiseach leads 3 day mission to Netherlands and Germany - Irish Examiner 06/01 here
  • Employment at Enterprise Ireland client firms at a record high of just over 192,000 - RTE News 05/01 here
  • Enterprise Ireland-backed firms created 10,000 additional jobs last year - Irish Times 05/01 here

2015

December 2015

  • Technology start-ups anticipate exciting times for small business - Irish Examiner 29/12 here
  • Welcome back: small firms are keen to hire returning emigrants - Irish Times 29/12 here
  • Glanbia targets Irish diaspora home for Christmas with jobs announcement - Independent 27/12 here
  • Newsweaver announce 60 new jobs for Cork - Irish Examiner 18/12 here
  • €200,000 Competitive Feasibility Fund launches in the Midlands - Business & Finance 18/12 here
  • Mr Cyrus Doctor wins this year's Clinical Innovation Award - Silicon Republic 14/12 here
  • Abbott Diagnostics Longford named Irish Medtech Company of the Year - Business World 11/12 here
  • Youth unemployment is EU’s biggest challenge - Irish Times 10/12 here
  • Irish Tech Company announces 20 new jobs - Business World 11/12 here
  • Cork based AFTA announce €2million deal with Turkish Airlines & 10 jobs - Irish Examiner 8/12 here
  • Chanelle Group win 2015 Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards - Irish Independent 8/12 here
  • EI company Barclay Chemicals discuss the benefits of adopting a 'lean' philosophy - Irish Times 8/12 here
  • EI client Silvercloud Therapy making inroads internationally with their online therapy programmes - 7/12 here
  • Digital Skills Academy expands with South African contracts - 7/12 here
  • Cork man named this years' 'Ireland's Best new Entrepreneur' - Business World 7/12 here
  • A preview of this year's Big Idea's finalists at Innovation Showcase - Silicon Republic 5/12 here
  • EPS Group announce new partnership during Nigerian Trade Mission - Irish Building Magazine 5/12 here
  • EI agritech company Acres Machinery make big strides with their X3 bale handler - Irish Examiner 3/12 here

November 2015

  • Minister Coveney leads Trade Mission to Africa - RTE 30/11 here
  • Enterprise Ireland ranked Number 3 globally for seed investment by PitchBook – Newstalk Breakfast Business 27/11 here
  • Enterprise Ireland ranked third best venture capital fund in world for seed investment - Irish Independent 26/11 here
  • A priority sector - Leo McAdams explains the growing importance of the Fintech sector - TechNews 26/11 here
  • Minister Damien English invites registration for Innovation Showcase 2015 - Business World 25/11 here
  • Why a water/wastewater industry cluster was established for Ireland - Engineers Journal 24/11 here
  • Aerogen celebrates prestigious award and announces new jobs - Business World 23/11 here
  • Carlyle Cardinal Ireland announces Abtran investment - RTE News 23/11 here
  • Irish firm’s device speeds up vital brain test for newborn babies - Irish Times 23/11 here
  • DCU signs deal with US-based cancer vaccine company - Business World 23/11 here
  • UCD 2015 start-up award winner Phision has eyes on $3.5bn market - SiliconRepublic 21/11 here
  • Launch of the Global Irish Design Challenge to revolutionise the way we live - Irish Building 18/11 here
  • Government announces regional jobs strategy for the west - Irish Times 16/11 here
  • Glanbia opens €15m UHT milk processing facility in Monaghan - AgriLand 13/11 here
  • WIT research centre success secures €900K Enterprise Ireland funds - Engineers Journal 13/11 here
  • New strategy to boost employment levels unveiled - Irish Times 12/11 here
  • New €500,000 start-up fund launched for female entrepreneurs - Silicon Republic 11/11 here
  • Going for Growth seeks 60 Irish female entrepreneurs - Business and Finance 11/11 here
  • Dublin-based Swrve to expand after securing €28m in funding - RTE 11/11 here
  • More women needed in start-ups, conference told - Irish Examiner 06/11 here
  • Spearline Hiring 20 In Skibbereen - Bizplus 09/11 here
  • Suite success for furniture firm - Irish Times 10/11 here
  • HiberGene going from strength to strength - Irish Examiner 2/2 here
  • 35M investment for Irish Diary Sector Innovation - Business and Leadership 2/2 here
  • Enterprise Ireland supported companies create 19,705 new jobs in 2014 - Irish Examiner 13/1 here
  • Agri-food sector highlights job openings to potential recruits - Irish Examiner 5/1 here