Webinar - Scaling your business in the US

'Scaling your Business in the US'  

US virtual event tech centre


Virtual event outlining the business environment in the US and the supports available to Irish companies looking to expand into the US market. 

A delegation from Mentor, OH will discuss the opportunities available for Irish companies looking to establish themselves in the US.  The presentation will concentrate on the particulars of their region, local organizations and actors that may be beneficial to Irish companies.  The City of Mentor, a regional economic hub just 20 minutes east of Cleveland, Ohio, is home to 200 plus manufacturing firms, specializing in tech sector - biotech/medtech, aerospace, advanced and precision manufacturing, and automotive supply chain, among other industry clusters. They specialize in a concierge-based approach to business relationship building and investment attraction, partnering with internationally known entities like the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, and companies across the region to find appropriate matchmaking opportunities for international companies and providing soft-landing experience and various incentives to companies looking to establish an American presence.  They are particularly interested in developing relationships with companies and organizations in the tech sector-biotech/medtech and aerospace sectors. 

Laura Myles, Head of Technology and IP at Flynn O'Driscoll LLP will provide expertise in the area of IP and other considerations for Irish companies as they plan expansion abroad.  Laura is a commercial lawyer with specialist expertise in intellectual property, technology and data protection law and has more than 20 years experience in this field.  

GCID Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Dr. Robert Rosenberg, will provide additional insights to those companies looking to set up in the US market.  He brings three decades of experience and leadership in academic, corporate, and government collaborations.  Dr. Rosenberg has worked to advance entrepreneurship and the knowledge economy in Chicago, Illinois – as an educator, entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and researcher.  He has worked with multiple Irish based companies and amongst his areas of expertise include branding, fundraising, business development, licensing and merchandising, human resources and strategic planning/implementation.   


Date:  Tuesday 5th October

Time:  10.00am - 10.45am

Venue:  Webinar hosted by Galway Technology Centre over ZOOM


10.00am:  Welcome and Introductions

10.03am:  Doing business in the US, advantages and offerings available to scaling Irish companies from the Mentor, OH business community. 

10.15am:  TBC - Flynn O'Driscoll LLP (member company, GTC)

10.25am:  Dr. Robert Rosenberg - Entrepreneur-in-Residence, GCID 

10.35am:  Panel Discussion and Q & A with above speakers 

10.45am:  Event Finishes 


REGISTER HERE and you will receive an email with a link to the webinar on the morning of the event.