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RESEARCH ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT


Issue 6 NEWSLETTER


LIT HOST STARTUP GATHERING ALL ISLAND FORUM - OCT 8TH 2015


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Mushrooms & Fungi, Functional & Life Enhancing Reservoirs


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Liam Sheedy, Bank of Ireland Sponsor, Gillian Barry, Startup Gathering Limerick coordinator and Eoin Costello, Startup CEO & Co Founder


The Startup Gathering was a key building block in making Ireland a global startup hub by 2020, a Startup Island. The Startup Gathering was the largest Startup event in the world seeing over 400 events across 22 counties from October 4th to 10th. The Startup Gathering was led by Startup Ireland and regionally by Gillian Barry, Enterprise Development Manager at LIT with huge support across the region from industry, industry representatives, government and academia. The Startup Gathering was chaired by Minister Jed Nash at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and


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Innovation (DJEI) and is a key action in the Action Plan for Jobs. During the week Limerick and the Mid-West


Region hosted more than 50 events. LIT hosted numerous events including The All-Island Start- up Gathering Forum at the Limerick School of Art & Design (LSAD), a world leading School which has also just opened the International Fashion Incubator in Limerick (IFIL) as part of its LIT Enterprise Ladder of centres, supports and seed funds and Mega Dojo – the largest Coder Dojo event in the country.


LIT adds a new bow to its Enterprise facilities


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REPUTE Project Completion


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