Thursday July 2, 2020

The government support of the first port of call for start-ups is up in the air

What lies ahead for the National Digital Research Centre, which has backed 180 companies in early-stage investments?

27th November, 2016
Ben Hurley, chief executive of the National Digital Research Centre Picture: Fergal Phillips

It’s become like a rite of passage; the first port of call for any Irish start-up looking to make it big.

The National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) has played host to dozens of early-stage companies since it was established in 2006, just before the economic collapse. During that time, its role has expanded and changed – from its beginnings as a centre for the commercialisation of university research, it became a safe harbour...

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