On Friday 23rd, the €2.9million EU-funded initiative, Bucanier Project was launched in Wexford town.
This project is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund as part of the Ireland-Wales cooperation programme, which is helping to strengthen economic links and collaboration between the two countries.
The project will work in key growth sectors of the Welsh and Irish economies, including food and drink, life sciences and renewable energy
IT Carlow are joining forces with Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Wexford County Council, LEO Wexford Swansea University and Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire County Councils in Wales in order to provide support from specialists to businesses. Approximately 120 Irish and Welsh businesses are expected to benefit from the BUCANIER project over the next three years. Furthermore, this will help boost trade and help small businesses to design and develop new products and services.