B.I.G. Project hosts successful launch!

16 February 2007

The Border Innovation Gateway Project better known as BIG held its project launch today at one of its 3 delivery locations, Greenshoots, Newry.

Border Innovation Gateway (BIG) is an enterprise development programme that can help a gem of an idea become a reality. This highly innovative project has been awarded £230,350.00 through the East Border Region Interreg IIIA Partnership. This cross border programme uses the pre-incubation process of developing new business for the first time ever on the island of Ireland.

Special guests at the launch included Conor Murphy MP MLA and Seamus Kirk TD. Both spoke with great enthusiam about the innovative project and stated how delighted there were to see a mechanism in place whereby our young enterpreneurs can foster and grow their business ideas.

For further information on the BIG Programme contact:-

Greenshoots (Newry) +44 (0) 28 3026 5402
Business Support Centre, UBI (Portadown) +44 (0) 28 3839 7778
Regional Development Centre, DKIT (Dundalk) +353 (0) 42 933 1161

B.I.G. Brochure

  • Monaghan
  • LCC
  • MCC
  • Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
  • Ards and North Down Borough Council
  • Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council