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American Medical Systems Establishes Manufacturing Operation in Athlone

Leading Life Sciences Company Invests €4.6 Million, enhancing the Midlands Medical Technology Cluster

“The decision to locate in Athlone was strongly based on the cluster of leading life sciences companies located here and the opportunity to partner with such companies…
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Midlands Gateway Chamber Patrons Evening

The Midlands Gateway Chamber held their first event of 2011 last Thursday. The event, a Midlands Gateway Chamber patrons evening was held in the historic Coolatore House in Rosemount, a Victorian country home and historically a place of great interest.…

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Tullamore Ranked 9th Tidiest Town in Ireland

Tullamore has once again been declared 'Clean to European Norms' and is now ranked 9th out of 53 towns and cities surveyed.

Thursday, 13th January 2011

The town received a glowing report from An Taisce who carry out the inspection …

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Sustainability Challenge

Summary

30 Companies in the Midlands will compete against each other in a race to reduce their energy bills over 6 months. The 30 companies will receive access to experts in energy saving from Sustainable Energy Ireland and other industry…
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Skills audit of the Midlands

COMPLETED - The Midlands Gateway Chamber, in conjunction with the Implementation Forum, commissioned the survey to identify those skills that employers feel are required to achieve their business objectives.
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Midlands Gateway Cycle Route

Summary

The Midlands Gateway Chamber is currently exploring the possibility of developing a cycle route between the 3 Gateway towns of Athlone, Tullamore and Mullingar. The cycle route proposed is off the main roads and takes in the canals and…
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Infrastructure needs

Summary

The Midlands Gateway Chamber continues to lobby regional government to improve road connectivity, regional rail connectivity and connectivity to all major cities. The Chamber continuously monitors progress on the intercity routes such as Luas underground, Metro North, Metro West…
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Enterprise Europe Network

Summary

The Midlands Gateway Chamber is liaising closely with The Enterprise Europe Network which brings together 570 business support organisations from 45 countries. The objective of the Midlands Gateway Chamber is facilitate how companies in the Midlands can maximize the…
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Business Leaders Workshop

Summary

The Midlands Gateway Chamber brought over 100 business leaders together in April 2010 and sought their assistance in mapping out the best route forward for the economic development of the Midlands Gateway Region at an interactive workshop. Our goal…
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Branding the Irish Midlands

Summary

The Midland Counties of Offaly, Westmeath, Laois and Longford required an umbrella brand to market the region as one entity on a national and international level. The goal is to put the Midlands on the map! We want to…
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