Over €15m in funding secured through the Human Capital Initiative

Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow secured over €15m in funding this week through the Human Capital Initiative under Pillar 3, Innovation and Agility. Read more

Winterval Christmas festival to go ahead in Waterford

Waterford City and County Council have announced that Winterval 2020 is going ahead. Read more

Strong demand for new housing in Carlow

The Irish Times is today reporting that more than 30 people queued in bitter weather to better their chances of getting a home among the 18 new properties in Castle Oaks estate in Carlow town.

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South East COVID-19 Economic Response workshops completed with Enterprise Champions

The Ireland South East Development Office (ISEDO) has been working with key industry leaders from across the region’s sectors of strength after inviting them to collaborate to identify immediate and strategic regional responses to the economic challenges created by the Covid-19 health crisis. Read more

€300k funded ‘Intrapreneurship’ project kicks off

A €300k project to examine ways to increase the levels of intrapreneurship in the South East region is kicking off this week. Read more

South East greenway is a major infrastructural project for the whole region

Work is now underway on the South East Greenway. The amenity is set to be a state-of-the-art, 24km cycling and walking route linking New Ross with Ferrybank through South Kilkenny. Read more

Sedicii makes the Financial Newtech Watchlist for 2020 and announces two new senior executives

There is plenty of activity at present at Sedicii. The Waterford-based multi-industry technology provider has been selected by a panel of Capgemini and Efma experts to appear on the Efma-Capgemini Financial NewTech Watchlist 2020. Also in June, Sedicii announced the appointment of two executives to the senior management team.
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Local Enterprise Offices offering multiple supports for business

The five Local Enterprise Offices of the South East are offering a range of supports and responses for businesses to help deal with the current crisis. Read more

VR Education’s Engage platform will help students affected by the pandemic.

Waterford-based VR Education has signed a deal with US company VictoryXR that will allow VR’s Engage platform to be used to help support students affected by the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Ireland South East ICT companies using innovation to fight Covid-19

Two Ireland South East tech companies are using their innovation capacity to help manage the Covid-19 crisis. Nearform are working with the HSE to develop a mobile tracing app for the disease. While Taoglas are using their IoT technology expertise to help manage crowd sizes and social distancing protocols. Read more