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Brand new product: VR headset to buy a house

Coltraco Ultrasonics CEO receives Honorary Doctor of Science for his commitment to R&D and British talent

Brand new product: VR headset to buy a house

02 March 2016

Irish house buyers have a new toy to play with as VR headsets enter the field to help inform people who buy off the plans. It’s a bit strange, placing your faith in a digitally visualised blueprint but, if you’re all set to buy off the plans anyway, any added ‘experience’ is probably of benefit. […]

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Coltraco Ultrasonics CEO receives Honorary Doctor of Science for his commitment to R&D and British talent

24 February 2016

Coltraco Ultrasonics CEO, Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from Durham University. Carl is a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers and a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, The Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House) and the Royal Society for Asian Affairs. He maintains a focused […]

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AMBER researcher awarded €2.5m to create groundbreaking high-tech customisable battery

17 February 2016

Valeria Nicolosi, researcher at the SFI-funded AMBER materials science research centre at Trinity College Dublin, has been awarded a €2.5m ERC Consolidator Grant to create an innovative new type of energy storage device that can charge in just a few minutes, last longer than today’s batteries. The “ERC consolidator grant” is one of the most […]

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APC pharma opens new Dublin research facility with 100 new jobs announced

17 February 2016

Pharmaceutical research giant APC is to open its new headquarters in Cherrywood Business Park, Dublin, with 100 new high-skill jobs to be created over the next 18 months. Having been formed in 2011 by Prof Brian Glennon and Dr Mark Barrett from the school of chemical and bioprocess engineering in University College Dublin, APC officially […]

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Grant Engineering to create 50 jobs with new innovation centre

17 February 2016

Irish manufacturing firm Grant Engineering is to create 50 full and part-time jobs at its facility in Birr, Co Offaly as part of a €7m expansion. The new positions will include operative and engineering roles, which are supported by Enterprise Ireland. The expansion includes a new innovation centre, a customer services unit and a training school. Building […]

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Aerogen to represent Ireland in top European Business Awards

17 February 2016

Aerogen, the global leader in aerosol drug delivery, has been named as a Ruban d’Honneur recipient for excellence in innovation and financial success in the prestigious 2015/2016 RSM European Business Awards.  Aerogen will now represent Ireland in the final to become overall “Entrepreneur of the Year”. The prestigious accolade comes as Aerogen, which employs over […]

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IMDA lays out plans to make Ireland a “global medtech hub”

12 February 2016

A new four-year strategy designed to consolidate Ireland’s position as a hub for medtech companies has been unveiled by the Irish Medical Devices Association (IMDA), the Ibec group that represents the sector. At the launch of the strategy in the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) last night (11 February), the IMDA spoke of the need […]

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Galway-based pharma firm Chanelle Group to invest €70million in research and innovation

12 February 2016

Chanelle Group, the largest Irish-owned manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, will create 175 jobs in a major expansion of its operations, with a €70million investment. Chanelle, which already employs 375 people, wants to double its production capacity and add to its research and development capabilities, as it looks to break into the US market for generic drugs. The […]

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New fund for science films in Galway City of film

10 February 2016

Under the Galway UNESCO City of Film designation, Galway Film Centre, in association with the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), have just launched a partnership project called “Science on Screen” funded through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme. The project aims to facilitate, promote and increase the inclusion of science, technology, engineering […]

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Trinity engineer raising €10m for nuclear power technology

08 February 2016

A Trinity College engineering graduate is raising €10m to develop a nuclear power technology, that he and his partners claim could produce electricity more safely. It would also do so more cheaply than a new coal-fired power station or the latest nuclear one that Britain plans to build at a cost of up to €32bn, […]

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