Delivering Our Future: 17 New Irish Companies Launch at 2010 Genesis Showcase Awards
Micheál Martin, T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs launched 17 new Irish Companies at the 12th Annual Genesis Enterprise Programme (GEP) 2010 Awards & Showcase, at Cork Institute of Technology on Monday 29th March.
Congratulating the new companies on achieving their first year in business, Minister Martin said: “These companies show that there are significant business opportunities for new and innovative business start ups in niche areas across life sciences, bio-tech and medical technology, food, telecommunications, internet services. You are the companies that will create and deliver the higher end, higher value jobs, of the Smart Economy. As entrepreneurs, you have a key role to play in the future growth and prosperity of the Irish economy and supporting new entrepreneurs through initiatives such as the Genesis Enterprise Programme will ensure that emerging technologies and business ideas, with export potential, become a commercial reality.”