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04 Feb: Lynch Windows and NWRC win Fusion Project Exemplar Award

Lynch Windows and NWRC win Fusion Project Exemplar Award By Aoife Curran Lynch Windows and North West Regional College (NWRC) are celebrating after being awarded the prestigious InterTradeIreland ‘Fusion Project Exemplar Award’ at a gala event hosted by InterTrade Ireland at the Corrick House Hotel in Co. Tyrone.   The cross-border collaborative project was recognised as delivering exceptionally high levels of innovation and collaboration between Buncrana-based company Lynch Windows, InterTradeIreland Fusion graduate Lauren Bradley and the NWRC Business Support Centre through its Technology Innovation Manager, Dr. Fergal Tuffy, and Philip Devlin, NWRC Engineering Technical Consultant. Fergal explained: ‘’We first had an enquiry from one of InterTradeIreland’s Fusion advisors, Niall O’Somachain, who covers the North West, outlining that Lynch Windows were looking…

28 Jan: Hanna Hats new collection hailed as ‘another great success’ at Showcase Ireland event

Hanna Hats new collection hailed as ‘another great success’ at Showcase Ireland event By Aoife Curran Donegal millinery business, Hanna Hats unveiled their new collection in collaboration with InterTradeIreland Fusion graduate Rachel Blanckensee and North West Regional College at ‘Showcase Ireland.’  Eleanor Hanna of Hanna Hats said: ‘’This years Showcase Ireland event which took place place on Sunday 20th to Wednesday 23rd was busy as usual and our long-time customers were delighted to see our latest ladies’ styles. ‘’But we found that we had new interest from new buyers who loved our new designs and the Slieve League was a great success at the show. Our new look book created by Rachel and Amanda-Jane went down really well at the…

28 Jan: NWRC to host Innovation Voucher Drop-In Clinics

NWRC to host Innovation Voucher Drop-In Clinics By Aoife Curran Entrepreneurs, small and medium sized businesses who have an idea for a new product or service are encouraged to come along to one of North West Regional Colleges Innovation Voucher Drop-In Clinics to hear about the funding available through the Invest Northern Ireland funded programme and the support available from the NWRC. The Innovation Voucher Drop-In Clinics will take place in NWRC’s Strabane Campus on Tuesday 29th January, Limavady Product Design Centre, Greystone Campus on Wednesday 30th January and Business Support Centre, Northland Building, Strand Road Campus on Thursday 31st January from 10am – 4pm. Fergal Tuffy, Technology Innovation Manager at NWRC Business Support Centre explained:  ‘’The £5,000 Innovation Voucher programme,…