About Business Connection Ireland
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EMAIL: info@bcireland.com

What We Do
Our Vision
Our Mission
Business Connection Ireland (BCI) is a business and economic consultancy providing specialist services to public sector clients, community organisations and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
To be the leading independent provider of assistance for Small and Medium Enterprises who wish to establish their business activity in Ireland and abroad.
Providing valuable and professional high quality services to domestic partners as well as international customers.
We know and understand the difficulties and barriers facing a company entering a new market and are able to provide you with a personal and flexible service. 

In conjunction with our clients, we create realistic, solid business plans, offer assistance with funding applications, conduct feasibility studies and provide strategic planning.

We create a detailed understanding of your requirements and based on these provide tailor-made solutions to suit your products or services, as well as your marketing strategy.  We aim to offer valuable and affordable service, which is reflected in our flexible delivery and pricing.

About the Founder
Helena Deane is a Cambridge Ruskin University and Berlin Business School of Economics graduate with a First Class (Hons) BA Degree in European Business. Helena has also been accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management London in the area of Management Development, Business Sustainability & Innovation. She has over 20 years of extensive and varied experience of doing business in international markets. 

During her stint as the Manager of GMIT Castlebar Innovation in Business Centre (now iHub), Helena has worked with cutting-edge technology companies and has been exposed to the most recent developments and trends in various industry sectors through supporting development of entrepreneurs behind innovative concepts. She has been appointed to a number of mentoring panels in Mayo and Galway.

Helena is fluent in several languages and has worked on a number of projects with international companies or involving international best practice. She is also very active and engaged in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer. She is currently also working under the Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever. She supports consortia in their bid development (under topics such as ICT, Clean Sky 2, the SME Instrument and Fast Track to Innovation) and is also an Expert Evaluator for the H2020 SME Instrument on behalf of the European Commission. Assignments mainly concern research and innovation, falling within the Horizon 2020 programme designed to address the challenges Europe is facing through funding excellent science, technology and innovation. They may include evaluation of proposals, monitoring of actions, preparation, implementation or evaluation of programmes and design of policies - this includes the Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups.
Our company is your best source for value-driven, local and international consultancy services. 
Business Connection Ireland
High Potential StartUps - Business Planning - Feasibility Studies - Market Research & Analysis - Grants & Funding - European Projects & Funding - Internationalisation/Exports