Tag: Department of Economic Development

Isle of Man to be showcased at Tour de France Grand Départ

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is teaming up with Isle of Man Stamps & Coins and the Department of Economic Development to help showcase the Island at the Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire this weekend. On Saturday 5th July the world’s leading cyclists, including Manx sporting legend and […]

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Agreement reached over Jacksons concert and Rally Stage clash

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce that the Villa Marina & Gaiety Theatre have reached an agreement with the Rally Isle of Man organisers over the arrangements for The Jacksons concert and Rally Stage both currently scheduled for September 11th. Following lengthy and constructive discussions during which all options were considered it […]

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PokerStars commits its future to the Isle of Man

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has welcomed the announcement that PokerStars has committed its future to the Isle of Man following its recent takeover by Amaya Gaming Group Inc. General Counsel to the Rational Group of Companies Paul Telford wrote an open letter to the Chief Minister reiterating the company’s commitment to the Isle of […]

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Chief Minister accepts Minister’s resignation

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK has announced that he has reluctantly accepted the resignation of the Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK following further discussion with the Minister. Mr Bell explained: ‘My primary concern throughout has been the protection of the economy, because that is what generates jobs and revenue for the people of […]

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Department advertising for key roles to further economic growth

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of its commitment to fulfilling the Isle of Man Government’s objectives of delivering Vision2020 and growing the economy, the Department of Economic Development (DED) is advertising two key new roles: a Director of Tourism and the Visitor Economy and a Marketing Director. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK commented: ‘The best way […]

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Isle of Man moves to control digital currencies

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development announced today that the Isle of Man intends to take specific actions aimed at helping protect businesses and customers utilising digital currencies and provide an environment for high-quality businesses in this rapidly emerging field who wish to operate here. The Department’s Director of E-Business Development Peter Greenhill stated: ‘The Isle […]

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3D Seismic Survey to be conducted to determine offshore reserves of hydrocarbons

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development are currently seeking expressions of interest to undertake 3D seismic studies in the Isle of Man’s territorial sea in order to provide further data on potential reserves of hydrocarbons (predominantly natural gas). This is in advance of a hydrocarbon licence round which the Department will be conducting to allow oil […]

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Further details of TT 2014 entertainment

Further details of TT 2014 entertainment

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has released further details of the TT 2014 entertainment programme of free events. The Department’s Motorsport team has evolved the free entertainment to distribute the action more widely, in recognition that more visitors arriving for the TT races are finding places to stay outside Douglas. TT Mayhem will be touring […]

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UMI3 Ltd partner with Department of Economic Development to help fund Biomedical Spin-Outs

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

UMI3 Ltd, the innovation company of The University of Manchester and the University’s Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, have announced that they will work collaboratively with the Isle of Man’s Department of Economic Development to attract business angel investment finance into its early stage biomedical spin-out companies. The collaboration will involve twice yearly network […]

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Undergraduate projects sought for 2014 STEP Scheme

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development is encouraging Isle of Man-based organisations to take part in the 2014 STEP Programme. STEP is a unique scheme that places Manx undergraduates within local organisations to work on specific projects for eight weeks during their summer holidays. A record number of 118 students have applied for projects and are […]

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