Irish Start-up Wins €2.8 Million From EU Commission For Biorefining Project

Galway-based greentech company, Cellulac, has been approved for a record €2.8 million grant from the European Commission to commercialise its biorefining technology that converts agricultural waste into lactic acid. Cellulac is a high-potential start up client of Enterprise Ireland which supported the company in its bid for this significant grant. Lactic acid is used in … Read more

Green Enterprise Guide Launched

The Government has launched ‘Developing a Green Enterprise’, a concise guide for businesses in Ireland to the supports (including State-funded programmes) offered by the various State agencies with responsibility for environment, enterprise development and energy. The Green Enterprise Guide has been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), … Read more

C&F Green Energy Ramps Up Commercial Production of Innovative Small Wind Turbines

C&F Green Energy is to create 145 new jobs in Athenry, County Galway over the next three years supported by Enterprise Ireland. The jobs are aligned to the commercial manufacturing of the C&F Green Energy’s range of new small wind turbines which have been in development over the past two years. These turbines, ranging from … Read more

Irish Companies and Researchers Urged to Access €3.2 Billion European Public-Private Partnership Funding Initiative

Enterprise Ireland has announced that the latest round of funding from the €3.2 billion industry-focused initiatives under the EU’s €50 billion Framework Programme 7 (FP7) budget will be available to Irish businesses from mid-July. These Public Private Partnership initiatives are aimed at those sectors most affected by the economic downturn, namely manufacturing, construction and automotive. … Read more

Global Buyers to Increase Green Demands on Irish Exporters

Irish manufacturers must increasingly be able to measure and reduce their carbon footprint if they are to succeed on export markets, according to the latest BearingPoint Green Supply Chain Monitor 2010-11. The report finds that about two thirds of European companies surveyed consider green supply chain as a strategic priority now or in the short … Read more

Jumping on the Green Wagon – Irish Companies Pursue Green Transport Opportunities

European thought leaders and experts in sustainable transport technology and infrastructure were in Dublin today (05/05/11) to inform Irish companies about the opportunities for new technologies and partnerships arising in transport in the UK and Western Europe. The European Green Transport Conference was organised by Enterprise Ireland for Irish technology companies that supply or are … Read more

Energy Management Firm Endeco Attracts €800,000 in Funding

An innovative new Irish company has attracted €800,000 in funding to drive the growth of its business at home and abroad. Founded by chief executive Michael Phelan, Endeco Technologies has invented and developed a range of wireless smart energy management technologies which it is already selling into the retail sector. The investment in Endeco was … Read more