Grow Digital 2022 - 27th July

MERITS, Devoy Quarter, John Devoy Road, Naas, County Kildare, W91 FE8V
27th July 2022
9.30am - 12pm

This event provides an opportunity for Mid East based businesses to learn about new funding and initiatives as part of the Digital Transition Fund. Registration opens at 9am.

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Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Robert Troy TD, will visit MERITS on the 27th July 9.30 -11.30 to launch a series of Grow Digital workshops for Mid-East businesses in MERITS the Mid East Tech Hub Naas County Kildare  in conjunction with Kildare County Councils LEO and Enterprise Ireland .

The objective of this event is to discuss the new €85 million fund received by the Irish Government as part of its National Recovery and Resilience Plan - The Digital Transition Fund

The Fund will be used to help companies use digital technology like AI, cloud computing and big data to improve their products, processes, supply chains and services. The funding will help companies at all stages of their digital journey – from going online to facilitating exporting and to using digital technologies to reach new markets and improve their productivity and competitiveness.

This event will provide a platform for Mid-East based businesses (Kildare, Wicklow and Meath) to get informed about the new funding. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear case studies from regionally based businesses who have progressed their digitalisation journey as well as preparing a digital transformation action plan that meets their business needs with their agency representative.

This workshop is hosted by LEO Kildare on behalf of the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment.

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9am - Registration, tea/coffee

9:30 - Welcome by Sonya Kavanagh, Chief Executive, Kildare County Council

9:40 - Keynote address by Minister Troy

9:50 - Overview of the Digital Transition Fund Schemes by Seán Tobin, Enterprise Ireland

10:15 - Panel Discussion on Digitisation moderated by Jacqui McNabb, Head of Enterprise and Economic Development Unit, Kildare County Council.

11:00 - Q & A

11:30 - Refreshments, networking and one-to-one engagement with agencies/speakers

Please note that booking for the event is required and that places are limited.

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