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Trinno Project Partner Meeting

The TRINNO Projects’ (Business ecosystem for TRadition and INNOvation) partners including the NWRA, Wetbic, Leitrim County Council and Roscommon County Council gathered for an Interregional Workshop  Learning Event in Florence, Italy. Hosting partner and Lead Partner of TRINNNO project Arezzo Innovazione organised the open conference on Industrial Modernisation and Interregional Cooperation. The conference was organized […]

Historic First for Regional Assembly

Our Cathaoirleach Cllr Seamus Coyle hosted the first ever Regional Assembly meeting to be held outside of the State. The meeting was held in the Guildhall in Derry to recognise the cross border partnership developing in the North West City Region and as a way of celebrating our shared communities. The Members of the Regional […]

Our 2019 Work Programme

2019 is a strategically important year for the NWRA. Have a look at our high level work programme for the year ahead.   Our Regional Operational Programme (2014-2020) continues to deliver on challenging metrics. Across the region supporting 200 new research posts in our 3rd level institutions, over 3,500 new SME’s, improving the energy efficiency […]

Official Launch of DEVISE project in Santander

Photo L- R. Keith McManus – IT Sligo, Patrick Devine – NWRA, Jose Manuel San Emeterio – ERNACT, Aidan McKenna _ Enterprise Ireland, Michael O’Brien – NWRA and Tara Nicholas – Derry and Strabane District Council. Partners from the Northern Western Regional Assembly and ERNACT were joined by two stakeholders from Enterprise Ireland and IT […]

RaiSE European Project enhancing social enterprises visits our region

The sixth international Partner Meeting of the RaiSE European Project was held recently in Westport, Co. Mayo. Hosted by Irish Partner WestBIC, the event saw RaiSE Project Partners and Stakeholders from across Europe attend meetings and workshops on 29th and 30th January 2019. Introducing the meeting, WestBIC Area Manager Seamus McCormack welcomed the group to […]

€2.4 Million Investment by the Marine Institute in Industry-Led Marine Projects

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Michael Creed TD has announced that the Marine Institute is to provide twelve marine businesses (in collaboration with five universities) with investment funding totaling €2.4 million over 3 years. The funding is being provided to drive continued innovation in Ireland’s ocean economy, a key requirement of the Marine […]

Northern Periphery & Artic Programme Information Seminar

Our First Level Control Section hosted a Northern Periphery & Artic Programme Information Seminar on Thursday 10th January 2019. The target audience was Irish partners who were approved for funding in the 5th Call, and was also attended by partners with existing projects from previous calls. The event was introduced by Brendan Mooney, National Contact […]