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Issue 534 - 8th March 2021
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9th March 2020    10am – 11.15am
Leadership Essentials; Managing Customer Relationships
Brendan Murphy 

This webinar will provide an overview of why managing customer relationships is essential for leadership capability and includes ‘Top Tips’ on how managing customer relationships can help you become a better leader.

Focusing on the Spotlights that look at managing customer relationships in more detail to help you improve your leadership skills:
•    Recognising Customers
•    Managing Customers
•    Tools for managing customer relationships

Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council


This new programme of support will launch in mid-February and is designed to help you grow your business through a number of elements: 
•    Young Entrepreneurs Support
•    Early Export Support / First Steps to Exporting
•    Digital Transformation Action Plans for traditional businesses
•    Support for Digi-Tech firms
•    Social Enterprise Support
Target Audience 
Eligible businesses should be based in the Borough, employ less than 50 people and not be an Invest NI client company.
To register your interest and receive more information please email:

For Northern Ireland specific contracts, there are a number of sources of information specifically for contracts within Northern Ireland. The Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) handles contracts for a number of government departments.

185803 - TEN2100014 - Request for Tenders for the provision of Website redesign and development, content management, support and maintenance and hosting services for Cavan County Council
Publication date:  05-03-2021
Response deadline:  01-04-2021 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Request for Tenders for the provision of Website redesign and development, content management, support and maintenance and hosting services for Cavan County Council Refer to Tender Documents for further details
Buyer: Cavan County Council

185830 - RFQ 2270 - Facilitator to Manage a Cross-Community Project on Shared Language and Culture to improve Cross-Community Relations in the District
Publication date:  05-03-2021
Response deadline:  22-03-2021 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, as lead partner are responsible for the delivery of the PEACE IV Local Authority Action Plan – Addressing Community Tensions through dialogue, mediation & conflict resolution, Shared Culture and Language, which will promote good relations, peace and reconciliation in the local area, focusing on three key needs in the district: • To create links with other language communities on these islands, allowing participants from diverse political perspectives to find common ground through discussion of language and shared cultural interests in a positive, neutral environment. • To foster relationships between groups from diverse cultural backgrounds through exploring linguistic and cultural connections. • To develop a framework for future projects between groups from different traditions and conflicting political opinions. The above needs have been established through discussions with community members who wish to be able to share and celebrate their culture in a positive environment, while also having the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultural backgrounds and traditions which they would not normally have had the chance to explore. The Council is seeking to appoint a competent facilitator to manage a cross-community project on Shared Culture and language as part of Addressing Community Tensions through dialogue, mediation & conflict resolution under the Building Positive Relations theme. This programme is aimed at providing a positive shared experience about the history of language and culture in the Council District, as well as engaging and providing information pertaining to other communities where there are similarities and differences on the topic of Shared Language and Culture.
Buyer: Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

185545 - 20P013 - RTÉ Radio Studios PTZ Cameras Framework
Publication date:  02-03-2021
Response deadline:  24-03-2021 13:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: RTÉ invites submissions from suitably qualified tenderers for the supply of PTZ (pan tilt zoom) cameras for installation in the new visual Radio Studios being developed in Stage 7 and TV Building in Donnybrook. The successful tenderer will be appointed under a single party framework agreement to supply these and other requirements during the contract period.
Buyer: Raidió Teilifís Éireann ( RTÉ )

185491 - TC/2021/02 - Online Learning Solution for Professional Development of Tourism Employees
Publication date:  01-03-2021
Response deadline:  15-03-2021 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Fáilte Ireland is tendering for the services of a digital (Software as a Service (SaaS)) platform that can deliver an online learning solution. This is to include the hosting and delivery of online learning for the professional development of tourism employees.
Buyer: Fáilte Ireland-National Tourism Development Authority

185241 - 10/LEO/2021 - Establish a framework of expert business advisors to enhance the capability and competitiveness of businesses in Co Wexford.
Publication date:  28-02-2021
Response deadline:  02-04-2021 16:00   Irish time
Procedure: 2. Open Procedure (OJEU)
Description: This tenders will establish a framework of expert business consultants capable of delivering a range of consultancy support to clients of the Local Enterprise Office in Wexford in 6 key areas; Lean for Micro, Green for Micro, Leadership Development, Innovation Capability Development, Strategic Financial Capability Development and New Product Development. The aim of this programme is to enhance the competence, capability and competitiveness of participating firms from Co. Wexford by helping them develop their skills and abilities in these areas.
Buyer: Wexford County Council


Danish drone solutions company offers its technology for maritime use

A Danish drone solutions company with a vision to radically improve the maritime sector through innovative drone technology, aims to collaborate with clients and co-create drone systems customised for various types of offshore operations. The company is looking for investors under a financial agreement to support their market entry and co-development partners under a commercial agreement with technical assistance.

French mid-size connectors and antennas manufacturer is looking for business provider to address European medical devices / sensing systems manufacturers

A French medium-size company is a manufacturer of flexible circuits, precious-metals plated micro-connectors and inlays / antennas capable of packaging semi-conductor components in reel-to-reel. To expand its activities in the healthcare sector, the company is looking for partners with a large network of medical device manufacturers capable of integrating these technologies into their own products. Commercial agency agreements are sought with these business providers.

French design agency of display corners is looking for recyclable, biodegradable materials under supplier agreement.

French design agency working for luxury sector is looking for recyclable, biodegradable raw materials such as polymers for production of display corners. The searched partner could be a supplier of material and/or manufacturer of the final product in the basis of these materials.

Spray freeze-drying for pharmaceutical applications

A German university offers an improved process for the spray freeze-drying of lipophilic compounds. As a result the powder made from these compounds is characterized by better flow-properties and more suitable for drug formulations. It also opens the possibility for various types of drug delivery. Partners from the pharmaceutical industry are sought for license agreements.

Greek company which produces natural cosmetics is looking for distributors

The company is a start-up company which produces natural cosmetics with the use of herbs from the Greek nature. It is located in northern Greece and is looking for distributors or commercial agents, trade intermediaries under the terms of distribution services or commercial services agreement in the whole Europe.

Hungarian provider of water treatment and environmental technologies is looking for distributors and agents worldwide

The Hungarian SME specialises in the production, installation, commissioning and maintenance of different types of water disinfection units and works with various types of sensing and controlling electronics to archive the automatic operation of these units. They provide chlorinators, chlorination systems, electronics, applications, chemical dosing units, UV technologies, ozone generators and heat pumps. They are looking for commercial agency or distribution services agreements worldwide.

A little Italian company specialized in equipment for mechanical workshops and metal carpentry structures is searching for distribution services agreements.

The Italian company produces high quality equipment for mechanical workshops, metal carpentry structures, turnery machines and furnishing elements. It is looking for distributors and foreign importers of metal furniture.

talian pharmaceutical company is looking for a partner to develop a new 3D printing system of personalized medicines.

The Italian company, specialized in pharmaceutical sector, is developing a novel system for 3D printing of customized medicines, based on extrusion technique. The company is seeking for partners interested in a technical cooperation agreement, with the aim to study and develop the process about loading the machine.

An Italian company offers their business simulation games for universities and educational institutions under license and commercial agency agreeements

This Italian company develops simulations tools for assessment, training and employer branding. The tools are "unconventional”, intuitive, dynamic according to the paradigm of “learning by doing "and" learning by thinking". They offer business games for universities, polytechnics, master of business administration (MBA) program, business schools and summer schools. The cooperation will be carried out under license and commercial agency agreements.

Premium Dutch fashion label in the high segment is looking for production of women clothing in the frame of a manufacturing agreement

The Dutch company with experience in the fashion industry is starting a new brand in smart women's clothing for high end consumers. The company is searching for a manufacturer who can produce premium women's clothing for travelling, like suits, hoodies and t-shirts. The potential partner will be willing to deliver small numbers in different sizes under a manufacturing agreement. The potential production partner will be based in Europe.

Macedonian producer of organic honey products and organic fertilizers is looking for distributors

A Macedonian producer of organic honey products and organic fertilizers is looking for distributors, in all European countries. The company, which is a fast growing micro-company, is interested to expand its wide range of products onto the foreign markets throughout the cooperation with entities interested in distribution services agreements.

A Polish company from the packaging sector is looking for investment funds as well agents or distributors

A Polish company, specialized in manufacturing and distribution of ecological and innovative packaging products, is looking for agents and distributors as well investors like private equity (PE), venture capital (VC) and private funds.

Polish producer of high quality cat scratchers is looking for partners within the distribution or manufacturing agreement.

The Polish company produces cat scratchers in different shapes and sizes - standing, hanging, ceiling, corner ones, as well as spare parts for their products. The company is open to the implementation of individual projects of partners or modification of ready-made designs. The company is looking for foreign partners within a distribution services agreement or manufacturing agreement.

Polish business mentor and coach offers transformational programs/ processes for business and its leaders under a subcontracting agreement

Coaching and mentoring company from South of Poland is offering comprehensive business coaching and metoring services for foreign companies. The company would like to cooperate with partners from EU and non EU countries on the basis of a subcontracting agreement.

Portuguese designer of thematic socks is looking to expand internationally through distribution agreements targeting European markets. The company is also open to manufacturing agreements with European companies requiring a bespoke service.

This Portuguese startup designs high quality thematic socks and is now searching for distribution services agreements to increase its presence in Europe. They are also offering its capabilities to partners via manufacturing agreements.

Romanian producer of wooden toys and small furniture is looking for distributors or commercial agents.

A company located in the North-West region of Romania that manufactures wooden toys and small furniture since 2016 is looking for distributors or commercial agents. The company developed an own revolutionary product, modular baby bed that can be used from age 0 to 14-18 taking in consideration that the final bed has L1.8 m * W0.9 m. The company is looking for business partners for distribution services and commercial agency agreements in all EU countries.

Russian manufacturer of fried sunflower seeds is looking for distributors

A Russian company from the Republic of Mordovia is engaged in the production of fried sunflower seeds. The company is looking for reliable partners to conclude a long-term distribution services agreement.

Russian manufacturer of finishing building materials is looking for distributors

A Russian company specializing in the production of finish materials (paints and lacquers, also color paste, water paint, floor oil, filler, glue) is looking for partners to conclude a distribution services agreement.

Russian producer of dietary supplements is looking for suppliers of cucumaria

A Russian manufacturer from the Vladivostok region is engaged in the production of biologically active supplements made of trepang, squid, sea hedgehog. It is looking for a supplier of cucumaria-sea cucumber under supplier agreement.

Russian producer of corporate workwear is looking for foreign partners

A Russian company from the Perm region is engaged in the development and manufacture of corporate workwear for various industries: engineers, mechanics, miners, etc. The company is looking for reliable partners to conclude a distribution services agreement or manufacturing agreement.

Innovative low-code “Blockchain-as-a-Service” (BaaS) platform

A Spanish SME with wide experience in blockchain technology has developed a low-code platform. This platform accelerates digital transformation for the companies allowing the integration of the technology into company business processes and systems. It´s a Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that allows to build high-value solutions quickly and easily. The company is currently looking for license agreements.
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