Project 2040 Business Launch in The Mill

Source: Drogheda Life On Friday, 29 June 2018, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphries was accompanied on her visit to Drogheda by Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD and Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD … Continue reading “Project 2040 Business Launch in The Mill”

Drogheda Enterprise Hub gets ready to double in size

A ‘sod-turning’ ceremony was held on Monday, 18th January in The Mill Enterprise Hub to mark the commencement of construction of the Phase 2 building at a cost of circa €800,000. This will enable The Mill to build on the success of Phase 1, and meet the strong demand for supports to start-ups and expanding … Continue reading “Drogheda Enterprise Hub gets ready to double in size”

FoodTech Week 3 – 12 Nov

Michael O’ Dowd from Enterprise Ireland gave an overview of support structures for expanding businesses and specialist support for Agri-Food Sector. Paddy Callaghan, Managing Director of Nature’s Best spoke on the complex issues of scaling a business from the farmyard to international distribution. [ssba]  

FoodTech Week 1 – 29 Oct

The first evening was opened by Eileen Bentley, Entrepreneurship Manager at Bord Bia and Kevin Tuck, Managing Director of Alltech, who spoke on innovation within Alltech, their story of growth to a billion dollar company and key learnings they made along the way, including some of the mistakes! Ten SMEs including representatives from FitzScientific, AgriNet, Kingswood … Continue reading “FoodTech Week 1 – 29 Oct”

Innovate Drogheda – Engineering

The final talk took place on Tuesday November 25th and focused on the engineering industry of the town. Dan Mullan from the Millmount Museum spoke on Grendon’s Foundry and Stuart Carolan of Cisco Engineering Ltd on their story of building an engineering business in Drogheda. Grendon’s Foundry once employed 600 people at Drogheda Docks which … Continue reading “Innovate Drogheda – Engineering”

Innovate Drogheda – Printing

On November 13th, Dr Conor MacCormack of Mcor Technologies visited The Mill Drogheda Enterprise Centre to talk about the company and the future of 3D printing. Frank Gallagher, the Drogheda Historian, joined Dr. MacCormack at the event to talk about Drogheda’s rich past in relation to the printing sector. Drogheda has a strong tradition of printing … Continue reading “Innovate Drogheda – Printing”