The Role of Education in Supporting Small Business

 

The Kemmy Business School and Science and Engineering, UL would like  to invite you to the:

 

The Role of Education in Supporting Small Business

Addressed by Minister Pat Breen,

Minister for Small Business and Employment

 

Friday 20th January 2017

08:30-11:00am

Kemmy Business School (KB1-12),

University of Limerick

 

The University of Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology have several initiatives to support small organisations. The Archimedes project developed tailored digital learning with an immediate return on investment to assit SMEs to address daily problems they face. In addition, both institutes have had many successful research projects targeted at making SMEs more productive and allowing them to exxpand into new markets. Furthermore, both organisations have supported a number of start-ups through UL's Nexus Innovation Centre and LIT's Enterprise Centres. Several of our academic staff also work with local companies to provide advice to struggling small businesses.

The Event will present some short case studies of the above initiatives in which both small businessess and educational institutes have benefited from collaborating with each other, you will hear from both small businessess and third level regarding what has made such collaborations a success. It will be of benefit to local SMEs and SME representative bodies, local enterprise offices and chambers of commerce.

Breakfast will be served from 8:30am with the arrival of Minister Breen at 9am.

To register for this event, please contact helen.brown@ul.ie before Thursday 19th of January 2017.

Start Date: 
Friday, 20 January 2017
End Date: 
Friday, 20 January 2017

The Role of Education in Supporting Small Business

20 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017


 

The Kemmy Business School and Science and Engineering, UL would like  to invite you to the:

 

The Role of Education in Supporting Small Business

Addressed by Minister Pat Breen,

Minister for Small Business and Employment

 

Friday 20th January 2017

08:30-11:00am

Kemmy Business School (KB1-12),

University of Limerick

 

The University of Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology have several initiatives to support small organisations. The Archimedes project developed tailored digital learning with an immediate return on investment to assit SMEs to address daily problems they face. In addition, both institutes have had many successful research projects targeted at making SMEs more productive and allowing them to exxpand into new markets. Furthermore, both organisations have supported a number of start-ups through UL's Nexus Innovation Centre and LIT's Enterprise Centres. Several of our academic staff also work with local companies to provide advice to struggling small businesses.

The Event will present some short case studies of the above initiatives in which both small businessess and educational institutes have benefited from collaborating with each other, you will hear from both small businessess and third level regarding what has made such collaborations a success. It will be of benefit to local SMEs and SME representative bodies, local enterprise offices and chambers of commerce.

Breakfast will be served from 8:30am with the arrival of Minister Breen at 9am.

To register for this event, please contact helen.brown@ul.ie before Thursday 19th of January 2017.

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