WestBIC, established in 1997, is the Official EU Business and Innovation Centre for Irelands Border, Midlands and Western Region. On a Public Private Partnership basis, WestBIC has already invested in making the global standard of innovation support available in the Region to start ups, early-stage SMEs and to our wider stakeholder networks. West BIC works closely in tandem with Enterprise Ireland under the term of its SLA. It is responsible for working with CSF and HPSU clients in the region, working intensively with them one a 1-2-1 basis to get them investor ready. WestBIC has been responsible for the delivery of HBAN (Halo Business Angels Network) services in the region since 2012.