Saturday October 31, 2020

Galway: The move forward gathers pace

Driving innovation in technology and improvements in infrastructure, Galway continues to move forward on all fronts, writes Chris Coughlan.

29th September, 2012
The Volvo Ocean Race: the event was supported by a global village which showcased Galway and all its activities and attractions. Photo: Sportsfile

Innovation has always been encouraged in all aspects of life and business in Galway from arts and culture to digital technology and software. Westbic and the Galway Technology Centre (GTC) play key roles in nurturing innovative ventures.

Westbic supports and mentors start-up companies, while GTC offers space and all the other crucial support mechanisms to incubate digital high-tech companies.

There are more than 150 people employed at the GTC, which could be regarded as Galway's...

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