The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Projects & Practice
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.