Centre and Tenant News from July

Charity Morning for ACT

We would like to thank everyone who came and supported our Charity coffee morning last week in aid Of ACT for Meningitis. We raised €335.84 for the charity and some awareness for this important cause. If you were not able to attend please see the link below for details on their apps. It can and has saved lives! http://actformeningitis.ie/

9th Impact Win Innovation Award and New Game Contract

9th Impact were announced as winners of the WestBIC Open Innovation Client Award and will be travelling to the EBN Congress in Paris this week.

They have also won the contract to develop the official game of the Danger Mouse TV show.  Danger Mouse is a hugely popular cartoon broadcasting in 28 countries and has just gone into a new season, so the contract is a major win for the studio based in Galway.

Visit from the Netherlands

On 19th June we had a visit from deputy Netherlands Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Thom Klück and Ms Wemmechien Hofman, Senior Economic and Trade Officer. They had a show around the centre and met with some of our tenants to discuss possible opportunities for Dutch Companies here in Galway and increase their knowledge of the Galway region and its economic development in particular.

Galway Technology Centre host Dutch Amabssador

Picture: Ms Wemmechien Hofman (Senior Economic and Trade Officer), Mr Thom Klück (Deputy Netherlands Ambassador to Ireland),  John Brennan (WestBIC) and Niamh Costello (GTC)

Ingenuity Launches a New Website

Ingenuity have updated their website and their offering to reflect how the company has refined the support it offers business owners.

‘Over the last two months we went through an intensive process of talking to business owners and getting structured feedback from them on our services.’According to Ruaidhri Prendergast, CoFounder of Ingenuity. ‘What came out of this was the realisation that we are now beyond our original marketing offering.’

‘Though we had been selling marketing, the value we brought to business owners was based on the experience that our team members have across industries and how we used that experience to deliver real results.”

Check www.ingenuityhq.com to see their new website including testimonials and case studies on how they delivered results for their customers. 

O Briens brings La Cimbali to the Centre

O’Briens we will be investing in a new coffee machine to further improve the coffee and service. “La Cimbali”, know as the Ferrari of coffee machines, will be installed this week. Check it out!