With public sector contracts representing 12% of the Irish economy, public procurement impacts more than 185,000 businesses and is the cornerstone of a sustainable economic recovery. This report is based on the findings of the TenderScout Survey, which gives voice to those most impacted by public procurement changes – Irish businesses.
Date/Time: Feb 18th, 0800-1200
Location: Royal College of Physicians (RCPI), No.6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
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The Silicon Stroll Bootcamp was organised by Dublin BIC (Dublin Business Innovation Centre) as part of the European Investor Gate Project, an EU investment preparation programme. The Bootcamp involved representatives from 50 start-up companies, from 13 European countries, and 35 international investors who came together with Google, IBM, PayPal and Microsoft for two days of learning, collaboration and pitching for investment.
TenderScout are delighted to be speaking at the Munster SME Business Summit in Limerick Nov 14th.
Paul Quinn manages the biggest business in Ireland yet few people know his name or indeed what he looks like.
TenderScout, Restored Hearing and Love & Robots were last night named as the three finalists of the ESB Spark of Genius Award at the 2014 Web Summit.
The recent announcement by the Government that the winners of public sector contracts should be made public is a welcome move.
Knowing your enemy
To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy said Sun Tzu, in the Art of War. Sometimes competing for business can seem like a battle, where the odds are stacked against you and the odds of success are insurmountable.
A seminar hosted by Denis Naughten in Athlone recently heard that only around 1 percent of local businesses win a share of the €9 billion available in public sector contracts.