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IBN Next Event in Zürich 23rd October 2014

The Next IBN Event will take place on October 23rd, at the Honorary Consulate of Ireland, Claridenstrasse 25, Zurich 8027. Time: Arrival at 6.30pm for refreshments, presentations starting 7pm. The theme will be show-casing Irish Entrepreneurial Spirit by members of the IBN within the Zurich Region, primarily focused on Technology. The first speaker will be…

Enterprise Ireland-backed venture capital investment rises

00 Enterprise Ireland’s Venture Capital and Seed Programme aims to get more private funding into the Irish market Investment firms backed by Enterprise Ireland invested €5m more last year than in 2012, according to the semi-State agency. Firms using its Seed and Venture Capital Programmes invested €59m in 94 companies during 2013, it said, compared…

Irish National Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility 2014

Irish National plan on Corporate Social Responsibility 2014-2016 Corporate Social Responsibility A Green paper from the European Commission states that “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a concept whereby enterprises integrate social and environmental concerns into their mainstream business operations on a voluntary basis”.  The Irish government provides a regulatory framework governing issues such as employment…

Post your Job vacancies on The IBN Website

A New free service offered to employers who are part of the Irish Business Network. Feel free to post your vacancies which will be automatically displayed here in this website as well as a link to our group on Linked in and on Facebook… The link to post your Job Vacancy is here  : Submit…

Irish Government Minster of State for Research and Innovation leads business Mission to Switzerland

  Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Government Agency responsible for developing Irish industry, is organising a 3 day program to develop business links with Switzerland. The Mission will be by Minister Seán Sherlock, TD, Department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, who will be accompanied by 65 Irish companies spanning the sectors: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Engineering, Construction,…

Registration for Geneva Event June 11th 2014

In January 2014 Irish goods exports had increased by 6% on the same period in the previous year and the highest ever level of Irish services exports has been recorded, with a 5% increase in 2013 over 2012. As Ireland’s fifth largest trading partner, Switzerland holds substantial opportunity for Irish exporters, despite difficult trading circumstances globally. Join Minister…

IBN Switzerland changes in the team

Dear colleagues, The IBN team in Switzerland has achieved quite a lot in a short time period since we were founded in August 2008, a considerable part due to the engagement of our chapter heads and their teams.  So it is with mixed feeling that I announce two changes to the team. Zurich Chapter Head…