FREE Breakfast Briefing: Supports for the Engineering & Manufacturing Sector

Mullingar Park Hotel
28th May

FREE Breakfast Briefing: Supports for the Engineering & Manufacturing Sector


FREE Breakfast Briefing: Supports for the Engineering & Manufacturing Sector

Topics include:
New Grants available for research and innovation
Free training tailor made to your business needs from the ETB
What the Applied Polymer Technologies (APT) Gateway in Athlone Institute of Technology can do for your business using Innovation Vouchers

When: Tuesday, 28th May

Venue: Mullingar Park Hotel

Time: 8.30 am

Registration is free but essential due to limited places

Enterprise Ireland Agile Innovation Fund

Enterprise Ireland’s new Agile Innovation Fund allows companies to access up to 50% in support of innovation projects with a total cost of up to €300,000. With fast–track approval and streamlined online application process it is a great fit for companies that need to rapidly develop solutions or are planning a first R&D project. The Agile Innovation Fund is open to eligible clients of Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Office. 

Joe Madden - Manager In Company R&D Supports, Enterprise Ireland will present an overview of the Agile Innovation Fund and the Application Process. 

Further information is available from  or  tel: 01 727 2120


Mr Tom Grennan.   Training Manager Athlone Training Centre

Athlone Training Centre offer a wide range of upskilling courses across all sectors.  With the launch of the recent Skills to Advance Initiative, all small and medium enterprises with limited capacity to identify and deliver skills can avail of this training.   This can involve employees with lower/intermediate skills availing of formal certification or upskilling in new modern ways. Athlone Training Centre have a proven track record in developing specific course for enterprise needs and delivering in a flexible manner.

Further information is available from or tel:090 6424218 


Noel Gately. APT Technology Gateway Manager 

The Applied Polymer Technologies (APT) Gateway  is based on the Athlone IT campus and is part of the Technology Gateway Network, a nationwide resource for industry. APT houses the Centre for Industrial Services and Design.  APT/CISD offers extensive design, prototyping, consultancy, Chemical Analysis, Physical/Mechanical Analysis, Failure Analysis, Product Testing, Quality Control, Formulation Development, Food and Packaging Testing, Surface Analysis, and R&D. APT/CISD has a strong focus on supporting start-ups and SMEs that have some in-house scientific or technological capacity, but not sufficient to engage in formal R&D activity, to make the transition to R&D performance

Further information is available from or tel: 09064 42588