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Calls for establishment of new state company to supply rental housing

    Calls for establishment of new state company to supply rental housing

The Nevin Economic Research Institute has called for the establishment of a new semi-State housing company to supply the market with more affordable rental accommodation. In its latest quarterly outlook,

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TILDA awarded €10 million for ageing research

    TILDA awarded €10 million for ageing research

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), will get a  €10 million  cash injection over the next 5 years from the Health Research Board (HRB) to fund its research on

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Trinity’s new Immunology Research Centre seeks funding from SFI

    Trinity’s new Immunology Research Centre seeks funding from SFI

Trinity’s newest research centre will find out in early May whether they will receive funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) after a round of interviews and applications that will determine

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Ireland-US research collaboration set to go ahead

    Ireland-US research collaboration set to go ahead

Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded research centre for software, is set to join with Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering at the University of Maryland to collaborate on “extensive research”

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KTI Annual Impact Award finalists include ground-breaking new technologies

    KTI Annual Impact Award finalists include ground-breaking new technologies

Recognising and celebrating excellence in knowledge transfer in Irish Higher Education Institutes and publicly funded research organisations, the annual KTI Impact Awards will be held in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham

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UCC engineer elected Royal Irish Academy president

    UCC engineer elected Royal Irish Academy president

Professor Michael Peter Kennedy, a world expert in wireless communications, has been elected as the 56th President of the Royal Irish Academy. Professor of Microelectronic Engineering at UCC, he succeeds

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R&D company Cisco celebrates 10 years in Galway

    R&D company Cisco celebrates 10 years in Galway

A worldwide technology leader, Cisco is celebrating 10 years in Co. Galway. The establishment of the Oranmore site in 2006 was the brainchild of former Senior Vice President Barry O’Sullivan,

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GMI Launch Genomic Research on Rare Disorders

    GMI Launch Genomic Research on Rare Disorders

Irish life-sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland Ltd. (GMI) announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and the UCD Academic Centre on Rare Diseases (ACoRD)

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CÚRAM Awarded €150,000 to Tackle Major Global Health Problems

    CÚRAM Awarded €150,000 to Tackle Major Global Health Problems

CÚRAM Investigator Dr. Martin O’Halloran has been awarded a second European Research Council (ERC) grant of €150,000 to support the development of a new medical device for the treatment of

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What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

    What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

Post written by Ian Collins, Partner at EY Ireland. Previously published on Fora.ie The burden for small firms investing in research should be lifted. Ireland’s tax regime already ranks among the best

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The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

    The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

Post provided by Mazars. From building technologies and enhanced decision-making systems, the advances in both digital technology and connectivity with established engineering systems and principles has created the much needed

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Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’

    Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’

Accenture announced on Friday plans to hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes 100 new roles at The Dock, the company’s multi-disciplinary research

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ARCH Launches Remote Clinical Trials Study for Care Home Patients

    ARCH Launches Remote Clinical Trials Study for Care Home Patients

ARCH, the Centre for Applied Research for Connected Health, announced on Wednesday the launch of a collaborative study to assess the feasibility of collecting clinical trial data remotely within a

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Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

    Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

The latest report on Government investment in research and development (R&D),  published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on Thursday, shows that the Irish government allocated €761 Million for

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Heart Pumping Robotic Sleeve Developed by Galway Researcher

    Heart Pumping Robotic Sleeve Developed by Galway Researcher

An innovative soft robotic sleeve that helps hearts to beat has been developed by researchers including Dr. Ellen Roche of National University of Ireland Galway, according to research published on

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€34.5 Million in Funding Announced for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

    €34.5 Million in Funding Announced for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

Enterprise Ireland reported on Tuesday that the third phase of its Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative (TTSI), which serves to bolster the capability within the knowledge transfer system in Ireland, will

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AbbVie and GMI Announce Landmark Population Genomics Alliance

    AbbVie and GMI Announce Landmark Population Genomics Alliance

Biopharmaceutical company AbbVie, life-sciences startup Genomics Medicine Ireland Limited (GMI), and WuXi NextCODE, the global contract genomics organisation, launched a long-term strategic alliance on Monday to conduct population genomics research

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UCC Awarded Gold Medal for Potential Tropical Disease Vaccine

UCC’s Limited Lactis team was awarded a gold medal recently at the iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine) competition in Boston. More than 600 teams from top universities across the globe,

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Government to Grant More Than €28m in Awards for Agri-Food, Marine and Forest Research

    Government to Grant More Than €28m in Awards for Agri-Food, Marine and Forest Research

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, announced on Thursday awards of over €28 million for collaborative inter-institutional research projects under the Department’s competitive research funding programmes.

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SEAI Doubles Sustainable Energy Research Fund to €2 Million in 2017

    SEAI Doubles Sustainable Energy Research Fund to €2 Million in 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced on Thursday a doubling of its Energy Research, Development and Demonstration fund for next year to €2 million. The fund is open

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Origin and UCD Form €17.6 Million Crop Science Research Partnership

    Origin and UCD Form €17.6 Million Crop Science Research Partnership

Origin Enterprises plc and University College Dublin established a €17.6 million, five-year agriculture and crop science research programme, UCD announced on Monday. The collaboration combines the leading expertise of UCD

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BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

    BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

Medical Technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) announced on Friday that it plans to open a research and development centre in Limerick, creating about 100 jobs. The €21 million

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Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

    Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

The UCC School of Pharmacy-led PEARRL (Pharmaceutical Education and Research with Regulatory Links) Network officially launched this week. The network, funded by Horizon 2020 and Marie Sklodowska-Curie innovation programme, aims

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UCD to Lead €4 million European Research Network Developing Mental Health Services Technologies

    UCD to Lead €4 million European Research Network Developing Mental Health Services Technologies

Technology Enabled Mental Health for Young People (TEAM), a new €4 million research and training network focused on developing new

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EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

    EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

Biotech start-up EpiCor Therapeutics won the UCD Start-Up of the Year Award 2016 on Thursday, November 17. It received a

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‘Hum Your Way to Better Health’ Wins SciFest 2016

    ‘Hum Your Way to Better Health’ Wins SciFest 2016

Caolann Brady , a student from Celbridge, Kildare, won the grand award in the SciFest 2016 final, held at the

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Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

    Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

Research by Knowledge Transfer Ireland found that 748 collaborative new research agreements between research performing organisations and industry were signed

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New drug for treatment of aggressive breast cancer found by Irish researchers

As recently published in the International Journal of Cancer, researchers from Breast-Predict, may have found a new drug for the

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Irish wind energy industry expected to create numerous jobs by 2020

A recently published survey of the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), released at the autumn conference in Killarney, showed enormous

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Irish research at Trinity College supported through 2.3 million Euro investment by Nokia & SFI

The materials science institute AMBER, headquartered at Trinity College in Dublin, will continue its cooperation with Nokia Bell Labs and

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