The Chair of the Athlone Municipal District in Co Roscommon is welcoming the signing of contracts this week for the refurbishment and a fit-out of a new innovation hub in Monksland.
The premises will provide space for start-up companies, as well as training facilities, and co-working spaces.
Councillor John Naughten says Monksland is already well known for its pharma and IT sector and this new hub will complement and enhance the opportunities available for people there….
'I think it is to faster and enhance that the council seen there is an opportunity for this innovation hub. It will give small start up companies a chance to get their company off the ground without a significant cost'