Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
Shannon, 25 May 2010
Innovation, Research and Development at All Business Levels the Key to Ireland’s Recovery - Minister Kelleher
“One of the key elements of Ireland’s recovery plan is to build a better future by means of a more efficient and innovative economy,” said Mr Billy Kelleher, Minister for Trade & Commerce, today (Tuesday) at a seminar on EU Innovation Supports in Shannon.
The seminar, organised by Shannon Chamber and the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) in association with Enterprise Ireland, the Enterprise Europe Network in Ireland (EEN) and Bank of Ireland, drew an impressive panel of speakers from the EU and Ireland, and case study Irish companies, who collectively urged the business and academic communities to give increased consideration to using EU innovation funding for their and Ireland’s benefit... read more