Exploring Enterprise Programme Launched

The Exploring Enterprise Programme is officially up and running in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area. Delivered under the European Social Fund (ESF) Programme 2014-2020, and managed by Enterprise Northern Ireland, the programme will be delivered in the Craigavon area through Local Enterprise Agency, CIDO (Craigavon Industrial Development Organisation).The initiative aims to…


Falling in Love with the Gym

Angela McConville fell in love with the gym….literally. After enjoying 20 years of membership, Angela is now the proud owner of Lurgan gym ‘Take Thirty’ which is located in the CIDO Business Complex on Charles Street. Angela has always held an interest in fitness and nutrition and was one of the first to sign up…


Pet Inspiration

This time last year Claire Smyth would never have dreamed that she’d have products for sale across the province, let alone in an outlet with over one million visitors per year.   As with many pet owners, Claire and her husband loved spending time going on long walks with their dog, an Irish setter called Abbey.…


Co-Innovate Programme Open for Applications

CIDO welcomes applications from businesses within the manufacturing or tradable services sectors keen to learn about the benefits of innovation, identify opportunities for growth in their businesses and create a vision to make it happen. We particularly welcome applications from within the renewable energy, life & health sciences and agri-food sectors. For more information or…


Wishing Brendan and the team all the best as Healthcare Analytics scales up

Brendan Crossey has been a tenant at the CIDO Innovation Centre since January 2017.  Having been involved over the past 25 years in innovative technology solutions in the manufacturing, healthcare and energy sectors Brendan established his own business, Healthcare Analytics in September 2016 and the business has gone from strength to strength during his time…


Backing Business in the Borough

As part of a an ongoing drive to ensure Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough continues to be recognised as a centre of excellence for entrepreneurship, innovation and investment, CIDO along with our local enterprise partners recently met with senior council representatives to discuss the Borough’s continued collaboration. The council have previously spearheaded a number…


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