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AMBER engages with Sinn Fein Spokespersons on Science & Enterprise

19 February 2024

AMBER’s Executive Director Dr Lorraine Byrne met with Deputy Louise O’Reilly TD – Sinn Féin spokesperson on Workers’ Rights, Enterprise, Trade and Employment on Tuesday 23rd January.

This was a positive engagement and discussion regarding the important role Research Centres such as AMBER play in attracting & retaining FDI

· The need to support SME startups,
· Researcher recruitment & retention
· Research infrastructure

Similarly AMBER had the opportunity to host a meeting on Tuesday 13th February with with Deputy Mairead Farrell TD Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science & member of Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, innovation and Science. This included a demonstration of AMBER equipment and research on site in the CRANN institute ad included discussion regarding the upcoming Research & Innovation Bill establishing the new funding agency Taighde Éireann – Research Ireland

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