Fintech CoderDojo – Open day & Launch of www.bepaysmart.org

The theme of the dojo is Fintech and Digital as we develop projects relating to payments and fintech. The project will need participants with different skills including coding, project management, and digital communication (graphics, video & social media). For example, it takes one set of skills to set up a website or app, and then … Continue reading “Fintech CoderDojo – Open day & Launch of www.bepaysmart.org”

Drogheda’s Young Innovators beat memory loss by using music

On Friday, 17th May, the Drogheda Young Innovators (DYI) Competition Final for secondary school students took place at Coca-Cola International Services offices in Southgate Shopping Centre. Fifteen shortlisted projects were reviewed in detail by the judges from Coca-Cola International Services, Fitz Scientific, State Street, and The Mill Enterprise Hub. The overall winners were a team … Continue reading “Drogheda’s Young Innovators beat memory loss by using music”

Drogheda Innovation Alive and well at DYI Final – Winning project for Grammar School’s TY students help people with autism & anxiety

On Friday, 11th May, the Drogheda Young Innovators (DYI) Competition Final for secondary school students took place at Coca-Cola International Services offices in Southgate Shopping Centre. Twenty shortlisted projects from the original 44 applications, were reviewed in detail by the judges from Coca-Cola International Services, State Street, Fitz Scientific, The Mill Enterprise Hub, and Bricks4Kidz … Continue reading “Drogheda Innovation Alive and well at DYI Final – Winning project for Grammar School’s TY students help people with autism & anxiety”

DIFE and The Mill partnering to develop local young entrepreneurs

Drogheda Institute of Further Education (DIFE) and The Mill Enterprise Hub have teamed up to support two students who are passionate about developing a business idea. DIFE students have an opportunity to win three months free hotdesk at The Mill, and additional mentoring support, by completing a short application outlining their potential business. According to … Continue reading “DIFE and The Mill partnering to develop local young entrepreneurs”

Drogheda Young Innovators 2018 Workshop

Watch our latest video of the DYI workshop in The Mill on Wednesday, 11th April. Excellent projects, very inspiring! The best of luck to all candidates, final on 11 May in Coca-Cola (Southgate). pic.twitter.com/sYAC3gg5ag — DYInnovate (@DYInnovators) April 13, 2018 Watch our latest video of the DYI workshop in The Mill on Wednesday, 11th April. … Continue reading “Drogheda Young Innovators 2018 Workshop”

The Search is on for Drogheda’s Brightest Young Innovators

Transition year students in the nine Drogheda-based secondary schools (including Dunleer and Laytown) will have a chance to put their innovation skills to the test and win the 2018 Drogheda Young Innovator competition. Now in it’s 4th year, the 2018 competition was launched on Thursday February 8th, in the new conference facilities at The Mill; … Continue reading “The Search is on for Drogheda’s Brightest Young Innovators”

M1 Payments Coderdojo looking for local mentors

As part of the M1 Payments Corridor initiative, The Mill and partners has been working with local teenagers on a Digital Payments Dojo for the past year. It is a fun and exciting project relating to payments and payments technology that allows the group to develop their skills in Coding, Project management, and Digital communication … Continue reading “M1 Payments Coderdojo looking for local mentors”

World’s first ‘Payments CoderDoJo’

M1PC has hosted and facilitated a Coder DoJo relating to payments and payments technology. The Project provides teenage participants with different skills, including coding, project management, and digital communication (graphics, video & social media).  To date, the Dojo-ers have created  a website, bit.ly/DigitalPaymentsInfo , that examines the future of Payments and how  young people will … Continue reading “World’s first ‘Payments CoderDoJo’”

Ignyte “Social Media Tips and Tricks” Taster Session

About Ignyte IgnYte is a 6-week youth entrepreneurship programme run for unemployed young people in the Drogheda area. The programme wil focus on entrepreneurship skills for those wishing to start their own business or develop a career pathway for themselves based on their passions and interests. Course content will include soft skill development (problem solving, … Continue reading “Ignyte “Social Media Tips and Tricks” Taster Session”

Ignyte – “Problem Solving and Creativity” Taster Session

About Ignyte IgnYte is a 6-week youth entrepreneurship programme run for unemployed young people in the Drogheda area. The programme wil focus on entrepreneurship skills for those wishing to start their own business or develop a career pathway for themselves based on their passions and interests. Course content will include soft skill development (problem solving, … Continue reading “Ignyte – “Problem Solving and Creativity” Taster Session”