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QUESTUM Acceleration Centre will be running and hosting the 6mth LEAP programme aimed at entrepreneurs and those who want to grow and develop a concept or business idea. Applications close 12noon Monday 21st August, with competitive interviews on Friday 25th August in QUESTUM.All Programmes
QUESTUM has a number of varied office solutions available to entrepreneurs and businesses for rent.Enterprise Space
QUESTUM is activity looking to engage with resident entrepreneurs and local business to carry out researchResearch Facilities
QUESTUM has a number of amenities to offer its resident entrepreneurs and visitors to the centre.Amenities
Wednesday the 29th of May 2019
Shorla Pharam co-founders Sharon Cunningham and Orlaith O’Brien have rounded off an exciting 12 months with individual wins in two of Ireland’s prestigious enterprise competitions.
Sharon Cunningham won the Best Start-Up category in Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) Competition 2019 for Tipperary.
Sharon will go on to represent Tipperary in the regional finals.
Orlaith Ryan won the award for Emerging New Business in Network Ireland Tipperary, Business Woman of the Year awards. Orlaith will go on to represent Tipperary in the National finals.
Congratulations and well done.
Thursday the 9th of May 2019
Thursday the 9th of May, saw the launch of this year’s County Tipperary Business Awards, which will showcase the very best business talent in the county. The event is hosted by the County Tipperary Chamber of Commerce with the co-operation of Chambers in Cahir, Thurles, Cashel, Nenagh and Tipperary Town.
LIT are proud to be associated with the event and are once again the Innovation & Education Partner, which they have been since the inaugural event.
Businesses of all types and sizes operating across a range of sectors will have the opportunity to tell their story and be recognised for their positive contribution to the growth of enterprise and employment in County Tipperary.
The Award Categories are:
Best Start-up / Emerging New Business
Best Family Business
Best Large Business
Best use of Social Media in Business
Best CSR / Contribution to the Community by a Business
Best Services Provider Business
Best Sports, Art & Culture Business
Best Employer – Talent Development, Training & wellness
Best in Retail Business
Best Tourism & Hospitality Business
Best Social Enterprise Business
Overall Business of the Year Award – choose by the judging panel, from the winners of each category
County Tipperary Chamber president’s Award - - an individual chosen by the President for their outstanding contribution to enterprise, innovation and business life in County Tipperary and beyond.
The County Tipperary Business Awards will be presented on Friday 18th October in the Clonmel Park Hotel, as part of a Black-Tie Gala Dinner – please contact the Tipperary Chamber directly for further information and table bookings.
For further details, eligibility, award criteria and access to the online application process, please click on the link below:
Thursday the 2nd of May 2019
Marian Kennedy, founder of PPR Healthcare and resident-client in QUESTUM
Marian Kennedy, founder of PPR Healthcare and resident-client in QUESTUM is on the cover of this weeks Women on Wednesday (WoW) supplement in the Cork Evening Echo.
The article is about the female participants who have just graduated from the CIT New Frontiers Programme.
Marian has created a new innovative Irish company that is developing a range of comfort and hygienic products to assist new mothers in their recovery after they have given birth.
PPR Healthcare Ltd. aims to target the physical effects to the female body after having a baby. Their product range is called anewmum which has been specifically created to help promote the healing, cooling and soothing of the sensitive areas of a womens body after she has given birth.
The article can be accessed and read here:
Monday the 8th of April 2019
ICT and Cloud Technology Services Open Day
Tuesday 12th of March 2019
Pancake Tuesday in QUESTUM
It was lovely to see a great turn out for the charity breakfast on Pancake Tuesday in QUESTUM. The event was very well attended by all resident-clients, with QUESTUM Entrepreneur in Residence Tom Brennan, QUESTUM Advisory Board Chair Pat McGrath and Gillian Barry LIT Head of Innovation & Enterprise, also in joining in the fun.
The event raised €200 for the Clonmel Soup Kitchen, which was matched by A&C Chemicals Europe Ltd – a grand total of €400. A big thank-you to Gearoid A&C Sales & Marking Director for sponsoring the event, and Valentina and Lisa who organised the breakfast.
Well done everyone and a huge thank.
Wednesday 28th February
4 Years in the making, 200 hours of footage and 2,500km later we are proud to announce the upcoming Premieres & Screenings of THE CAMINO VOYAGE:
- World Premiere - Feb. 28th
- Irish Premiere - March 2nd at the IFI
- Opening Film - Thursday, March 22nd
- April 13, 2018 - Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
View a preview on: http://www.anupictures.com/project/camino/
Featuring, Danny Sheehy, Brendan Begley, Liam Holden, Breandán Moriarty & Glen Hansard.
Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee with the participation of TG4, The Irish Film Board and RTÉ.
This is the international feature length version of the CAMINO BY SEA series that featured on TG4 last year. THE CAMINO VOYAGE will also be broadcast on TG4 later this year.
Tuesday 22nd August
The CAPPA centre and Shannon ABC invites you to a 1/2 day seminar on Innovation and Funding support for Industry and Small Business.
WHEN: Tuesday 5th September 2017
WHERE: Questum Centre Clonmel Co Tipperary
TIME: 09:30 - 12:30
On the day you will hear about the range of state funding initiatives available to assist companies with R&D activities, examples of collaborative projects utilising some of these schemes and the range of expertise available from the Technology Gateways around the country. Representatives from both centres will be available for 1-1 meetings on the day after the seminar finishes if you would like to discuss a potential project or require additional advice.
Attendance at the event is FREE but registration is required.
Please visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/innovation-and-funding-support-seminar-tickets-36761101444 to register your attendance.
Monday 22nd May 2017
Last night QUESTUM hosted a very well attended reception for the launch of the first ever County Tipperary Business Awards. The Awards will provide an opportunity to identify, highlight and reward companies, from start-up’s to multi-national’s, individuals and community groups that are making a difference across the County of Tipperary, for their hard work, innovation & dedication to the community & local economy in their respective fields.
Among those in attendance were:
TJ Kinsella, President County Tipperary Chamber
David Shanahan, CEO County Tipperary Chamber
Frank McGrath, County Tipperary Chamber, Board member
John Butler, Vice President Thurles Chamber of Commerce
Shane Kelly, Chairperson Tipperary Town Chamber of Commerce
Aiden Hynes, President Cashel Chamber of Commerce
Dr Liam Brown, LIT Vice President Research, Development and Innovation
Gillian Barry, LIT Head of Enterprise and Innovation
Kieran McSweeney, leading LIT Fundraising and Alumni Development
Tipperary TD Mattie McGarth
Cllr Siobhan Ambrose, County Tipperary Cathaoirleach
Cllr Seamus Hannafin
Rita Guinan, Head of LEO Tipperary
TJ Kinsella, President County Tipperary Chamber: opens the evenings proceedings
Cllr Siobhan Ambrose, County Tipperary Cathaoirleach: highlighting what the Awards mean for business and enterprise in Tipperary
Rita Guinan, Head of LEO Tipperary: how the Awards will help promote innovation and enterprise in County Tipperary
Dr Liam Brown, LIT Vice-President Research, Development & Innovation: talks about the synergies between LIT, research, local enterprise and business development
Frank McGrath, County Tipperary Chamber Board member: inviting nominations for the various Business Award categories
Ian Cooke, County Tipperary Chamber Board member; David Shanahan, CEO County Tipperary Chamber; Gillian Barry, LIT Head of Enterprise and Innovation; TJ Kinsella, President County Tipperary Chamber; Derek Blackweir, QUESTUM Manager; Dr Liam Brown, LIT Vice President Research, Development and Innovation