About the CREST partners:

The Project Delivery Partners are:

SEUPB – The Implementation Body

Special EU Programmes BodyThe Special EU Programmes Body is a North/South Implementation Body sponsored by the Department of Finance and Personnel in Northern Ireland and the Department of Finance in Ireland. It is responsible for managing two EU structural funds Programmes PEACE III and INTERREG IV designed to enhance cross-border co-operation, promote reconciliation and create a more peaceful and prosperous society.

The Programmes operate within a clearly defined area including Northern Ireland, the Border Region of Ireland and Western Scotland.

The INTERREG IVA 2007-2013 Programme is worth €256 million and aims to address the economic and social problems which result from the existence of borders. It has two distinct priority measures to create co-operation for a more prosperous and sustainable cross-border region.d sustainable cross-border region.

The CREST Programme is supported by the EU INTERREG IVA 2007-2013 Programme which is worth €256 million and aims to address the economic and social problems which result from the existence of borders. It has two distinct priority measures to create co-operation for a more prosperous and sustainable cross-border region.

For more information on the SEUPB please visit www.seupb.eu

Cavan Innovation & Technology Centre

CITC logoCavan Innovation & Technology Centre (CITC) is a key provider of leading edge, relevant and custom designed education and training programmes to managers and key personnel in businesses located in Cavan and the wider region.

The expressed aim of the company is to facilitate and support enterprise and economic development in the central border area of Ireland through the promotion of best practice in innovation, and the delivery of entrepreneurial development and capability enhancement programmes with a particular focus on training in business and the application of information and communications technology.

CITC’s strategic objectives are:

  • Enabling adults to achieve their full potential and to acquire skills in line with the economy
  • Promoting, in collaboration with state agencies, the growth of an enterprise culture
  • Providing high quality and flexible education and training, attuned to individual and employer needs
  • Encouraging more effective investment by employers in training and development to build necessary work-force skills
  • Providing local access to state of the art educational facilities and leading edge technology.

For further information contact: www.cavanitc.ie

For more information on SWC please visit www.swc.ac.uk

For more information on IT Sligo please visit www.itsligo.ie

For more information on Dumfries & Galloway College please visit www.dumgal.ac.uk