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Launch of Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment

    Launch of Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment

The Government has launched Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment. The National Framework is a key deliverable of the National Open Research Forum (NORF), which was set up in 2017

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Lurgan Students Showcase Cross-community Project at World’s Largest Digital Mapping Conference

    Lurgan Students Showcase Cross-community Project at World’s Largest Digital Mapping Conference

Esri Ireland, the market leader in geographic information services, has announced that three schools from Lurgan, County Armagh, presented a cross-community project to 19,000 attendees as part of the opening

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First On-site Aerobic Food Waste Recycling Technology Unveiled

    First On-site Aerobic Food Waste Recycling Technology Unveiled

WPM Green Energy, a sustainability services and solutions provider, yesterday launched ORCA, an on–site aerobic food waste recycling technology at The Yacht restaurant in Dublin, the first food business to

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Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

    Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

Takeda Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, has officially opened a new cutting-edge manufacturing facility at its site at Grange Castle in Dublin. Takeda has created this high

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Over €100 Million Available For Projects Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

    Over €100 Million Available For Projects Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

The Government recently held a flagship event on the impact of technological change on Irish businesses. The event saw the launch of Pillar 1 of the new whole-of-Government plan, Future

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Technology Transfer From Research Organisations Drives Socioeconomic Impact and EU Job Creation

    Technology Transfer From Research Organisations Drives Socioeconomic Impact and EU Job Creation

Teagasc recently hosted the 12th Plenary Meeting of the European Technology Transfer Offices Circle, at Ashtown, Dublin. It was attended by over 60 senior representatives of the 30 largest research and

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Next-generation Wind Turbine Blade Pitch Technology Launched

    Next-generation Wind Turbine Blade Pitch Technology Launched

Mita-Teknik, a global provider of wind turbine control and pitch technology, has launched its new generation of blade pitch system for onshore and offshore wind turbines. The new Mita Pitch System has been designed to

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New Evidence Shows Noise Pollution is Hampering Birds Communicating With Each Other

    New Evidence Shows Noise Pollution is Hampering Birds Communicating With Each Other

Noise pollution is making it difficult for birds to communicate with each other and it could lead to a severe decline in numbers, new research from Queen’s University Belfast has

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Two Irish Women Amongst Sky’s New Cohort of Women in Technology Scholars

    Two Irish Women Amongst Sky’s New Cohort of Women in Technology Scholars

Sky has announced its second cohort of Women in Technology Scholars, awarding five talented women a total of £125,000 (€140,000) to accelerate a business idea which harnesses technology innovation. Amongst the

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SFI Future Innovator Prize 2019 – Zero Emissions Challenge

    SFI Future Innovator Prize 2019 – Zero Emissions Challenge

Science Foundation Ireland is inviting research teams to compete for a €2 million prize award under the SFI Future Innovator Prize to develop disruptive STEM-based solutions that address significant challenges in achieving net-zero economy-wide greenhouse

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DCU Academic Appointed to the European Innovation Council Pilot Advisory Board

    DCU Academic Appointed to the European Innovation Council Pilot Advisory Board

Professor Dermot Diamond (pictured), a Principal Investigator in the SFI Insight Centre for Data Analytics, has been appointed to the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot Advisory Board. The initiative, which

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Dynamic Signal Opens Belfast Office, With 100 New Jobs in Local Technology Centre

    Dynamic Signal Opens Belfast Office, With 100 New Jobs in Local Technology Centre

Dynamic Signal, the leading Employee Communication and Engagement Platform, has expanded operations to Belfast and will create a new technology centre, adding 100 jobs as growth continues. The Silicon Valley-based software

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Ireland Improves Performance in European Digitisation Index

    Ireland Improves Performance in European Digitisation Index

The Government has welcomed the news from the European Commission that Ireland has improved its performance in the 2019 EU Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) compared to 2018. Our

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Students Developing Carpooling Solution Win UCD’s 2019 Start-Up Programme For Young Entrepreneurs

    Students Developing Carpooling Solution Win UCD’s 2019 Start-Up Programme For Young Entrepreneurs

MLN (pronounced ‘Melon’), an early-stage University College Dublin (UCD) student venture, has been declared overall winner of the 2019 UCD Start-up Stars Programme and has won a €3,000 cash prize.

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Esri Ireland Partners With Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council to Boost Local Tourism

    Esri Ireland Partners With Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council to Boost Local Tourism

Esri Ireland, the market leader in geographic information services, has announced that Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has used its digital mapping software to boost local tourism through a

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Launch of Ireland’s First National Space Strategy For Enterprise 2019-2025

    Launch of Ireland’s First National Space Strategy For Enterprise 2019-2025

The Government has launched Ireland’s first National Space Strategy for Enterprise 2019-2025. The national strategy will provide strategic support to Ireland’s expanding space-active industry and research institutes, which work across a

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UK’s Biggest Privately Owned Nuclear Fusion Facility Under Construction

    UK’s Biggest Privately Owned Nuclear Fusion Facility Under Construction

Scientists have started to build Britain’s largest privately owned nuclear fusion facility which will generate a plasma temperature hotter than the surface of the Sun at a site in Buckinghamshire. The

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New Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts How Much Milk 1.5 Million Cows Will Produce

    New Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts How Much Milk 1.5 Million Cows Will Produce

Arla Foods, an international dairy company owned by 10,300 farmers from Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, has developed a new artificial intelligence tool to better predict

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SaaS Firm Futrli Announces £5.5 Million Delivery Centre in Belfast

    SaaS Firm Futrli Announces £5.5 Million Delivery Centre in Belfast

Great Britain-based Futrli is to invest almost £5.5 million in a new delivery centre in Belfast, with 80 new jobs to be created over three years, more than doubling its

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DCU Forms Global Partnership With Online Education Platform FutureLearn

    DCU Forms Global Partnership With Online Education Platform FutureLearn

Dublin City University and Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, have announce a global strategic partnership to help meet the fast-growing demand for career-long, flexible learning. DCU’s collaboration with FutureLearn

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TU Dublin Announces Strategic Collaboration With ESB

    TU Dublin Announces Strategic Collaboration With ESB

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and ESB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of strategic collaboration that will include three key areas – Research and

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Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

    Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

Ireland’s first ever Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) has been launched. The programme has been developed by Skillnet Ireland’s Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, in collaboration with Dublin City University. The

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Renewing Rural Generations, Jobs and Farms – RURALIZATION H2020

    Renewing Rural Generations, Jobs and Farms – RURALIZATION H2020

The economic, social and territorial cohesion of the EU is threatened by the unequal development of urban and rural areas. Population is expected to grow by 12% in urban areas

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Trinity College Dublin Crowned 2019 Enactus Ireland Champions

    Trinity College Dublin Crowned 2019 Enactus Ireland Champions

Enactus TCD were crowned the winners of the Enactus Ireland National Competition which took place recently in Chartered Accountants House, Dublin 2. The Enactus Ireland

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UCD Mathematician Inducted into Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

    UCD Mathematician Inducted into Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Professor Frederic Dias (pictured), an applied mathematician at University College Dublin (UCD) and a global leader in fluid dynamics research,

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Paradyn Launches High-speed Connectivity Service

    Paradyn Launches High-speed Connectivity Service

Paradyn, Ireland’s only end-to-end IT and communications service provider, has launched a new SD-WAN service which is expected to generate

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World Leading Scientist to Present Inaugural Lecture at UCC

    World Leading Scientist to Present Inaugural Lecture at UCC

One of the world’s leading scientists will give an inaugural public lecture on the emerging second quantum revolution next week

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Number of International Degree Students Coming to Ireland Reaches New High

    Number of International Degree Students Coming to Ireland Reaches New High

New research examines how Ireland’s immigration policy helps to attract non-EEA nationals to study in Ireland and to retain them

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New Partnership to Save Bees and Increase Global Crop Production

    New Partnership to Save Bees and Increase Global Crop Production

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has announced a new partnership with ApisProtect, an Irish agritech innovator, which

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Call For Sustainable Energy Leaders to Enter SEAI Energy Awards 2019

    Call For Sustainable Energy Leaders to Enter SEAI Energy Awards 2019

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is looking for leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy to enter this

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Future of Cybersecurity Research and Need for National Cybersecurity Research Centre Among Topics Discussed at Annual Colloquium at UCD

    Future of Cybersecurity Research and Need for National Cybersecurity Research Centre Among Topics Discussed at Annual Colloquium at UCD

University College Dublin (UCD) has hosted its 2019 cybersecurity research colloquium (www.ucdcyber.com) to showcase the breadth of world class research

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Kerry Agribusiness & Teagasc Celebrate 25 Years of Joint Programme Success

    Kerry Agribusiness & Teagasc Celebrate 25 Years of Joint Programme Success

Kerry Agribusiness and Teagasc are celebrating 25 years of working collaboratively on the Joint Programme, which commenced in 1994 and

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Irish Business is First in Europe to Launch Compostable Packaging For Takeaway Food

    Irish Business is First in Europe to Launch Compostable Packaging For Takeaway Food

Healthy Thai delivery chain Camile Thai, have launched their new compostable range of packaging across their restaurants, which can go

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TU Dublin Lecturer Wins RSC Education Award 2019

    TU Dublin Lecturer Wins RSC Education Award 2019

Dr Barry Ryan (pictured), a lecturer in Biochemistry at Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin), has won the Royal Society of

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New Research Shows Near Extinction of Angel Shark in Irish Waters

    New Research Shows Near Extinction of Angel Shark in Irish Waters

New research published by Inland Fisheries Ireland has revealed how angel shark stocks have declined alarmingly in Irish waters. The study published

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UCC Acquires the Myrtle Allen Archive

    UCC Acquires the Myrtle Allen Archive

University College Cork (UCC) has acquired the Myrtle Allen Archive of papers and is establishing the annual Myrtle Allen Memorial

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Teagasc Research Impact in 2018

    Teagasc Research Impact in 2018

Teagasc has published ‘Teagasc Research Impact Highlights in 2018’. In any given year, the impact of Teagasc research is a

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Allergan Accelerates Expansion in Ireland With €65 Million Investment

    Allergan Accelerates Expansion in Ireland With €65 Million Investment

Global life-science innovation leader, Allergan, which is headquartered in Ireland and operates four facilities here, has announced a €65 million

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Call Open For Start-ups to Join Latest NDRC at ArcLabs Accelerator Programme

    Call Open For Start-ups to Join Latest NDRC at ArcLabs Accelerator Programme

NDRC at ArcLabs is once again on the lookout for start-ups to join the South East accelerator programme. Applications are

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Irish Students Aim to Shape Ireland’s Future With Launch of the Enactus National Competition

    Irish Students Aim to Shape Ireland’s Future With Launch of the Enactus National Competition

A selection of Ireland’s most promising young social entrepreneurs recently joined Bank of Ireland ambassador and Leinster Rugby star, Sene

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TechConnect Live – Ireland’s Largest Technology Event – May 30th, RDS, Dublin

    TechConnect Live – Ireland’s Largest Technology Event – May 30th, RDS, Dublin

TechConnect Live, which is Ireland’s largest annual business and technology exhibition for Micro, SME and Enterprise level companies, is being

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Teagasc Joint 5th Among Research Organisations in Europe

    Teagasc Joint 5th Among Research Organisations in Europe

Teagasc secured €6.3 million funding for research from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme in 2018. In comparison with all

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Royal College of Physicians of Ireland to Work With TestReach to Transform Management of its Exams

    Royal College of Physicians of Ireland to Work With TestReach to Transform Management of its Exams

TestReach, providers of innovative technology that allows any exam to be created and run online, has announced that the Royal College

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Beotanics Builds New R&D Centre

    Beotanics Builds New R&D Centre

Crop producer Beotanics is investing €1 million in a new research and development centre at its offices in Stoneyford, County Kilkenny. The

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LogMeIn to Create 200 Jobs in Dublin With New Office Expansion in Grand Canal Dock

    LogMeIn to Create 200 Jobs in Dublin With New Office Expansion in Grand Canal Dock

LogMeIn Inc, a leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies,

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TU Dublin Awarded HERA Funding For Festivals Research

    TU Dublin Awarded HERA Funding For Festivals Research

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) has been awarded €146,000 by the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) for FESTSPACE,

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Meetings Booker Wins Enterprise Ireland’s Pioneer Travel Tech Award

    Meetings Booker Wins Enterprise Ireland’s Pioneer Travel Tech Award

Meetings Booker has been named the best product winner of Enterprise Ireland’s Pioneer Travel Tech Award, which showcases and recognizes

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SEAI Leads €2.6 Million European Project to Unlock Potential of Ocean Energy

    SEAI Leads €2.6 Million European Project to Unlock Potential of Ocean Energy

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is leading a new pan-European project, Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN), which aims

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MOU Between Inland Fisheries Ireland and Trinity College Dublin

    MOU Between Inland Fisheries Ireland and Trinity College Dublin

Inland Fisheries Ireland and the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

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€3 Million FEXCO-UCC Research Collaboration Launched

    €3 Million FEXCO-UCC Research Collaboration Launched

FINTECHNEXT – a financial technology (fintech) research collaboration between technology company Fexco, University College Cork (UCC) and Science Foundation Ireland

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Vertical ‘Container Farms’ Can Produce Bigger and Better Natural Crops

    Vertical ‘Container Farms’ Can Produce Bigger and Better Natural Crops

Two vertical ‘container farms’ capable of producing natural crops which are more nutritious, have far bigger yields – and are

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Irish Universities Association Welcomes Government Announcement of €12 Million Investment in Curiosity Driven Basic Research

    Irish Universities Association Welcomes Government Announcement of €12 Million Investment in Curiosity Driven Basic Research

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has welcomed the announcement by Ministers Joe McHugh and John Halligan of €12 million investment

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Professor Michael Diskin Awarded Teagasc Gold Medal For 2018

    Professor Michael Diskin Awarded Teagasc Gold Medal For 2018

Professor Michael Diskin is the 2018 winner of the Teagasc Gold Medal. Professor Diskin is Head of the Teagasc Animal

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UCC Ranked as World Leader For Social and Economic Impact

    UCC Ranked as World Leader For Social and Economic Impact

University College Cork (UCC) has been ranked as one of the leading universities in the world for social and economic

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UCD Mathematician Awarded €2.5 Million in European Research Council Funding

    UCD Mathematician Awarded €2.5 Million in European Research Council Funding

Professor Frederic Dias (pictured), an applied mathematician at University College Dublin (UCD), and a global leader in fluid dynamics research,

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Teagasc and TNO Sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Teagasc and TNO Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Teagasc, the national body responsible for providing research, advisory and training services to the Irish agri-food sector, and TNO, the

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CroíValve Raises €3.2 Million in Oversubscribed Funding Round

    CroíValve Raises €3.2 Million in Oversubscribed Funding Round

CroíValve, a medtech start-up providing a safe and effective treatment for tricuspid regurgitation, has secured €3.2 million in an oversubscribed

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EarthSense and Trinity College Dublin Join Forces to Create an Educational Air Quality Tool for Dublin City Centre

    EarthSense and Trinity College Dublin Join Forces to Create an Educational Air Quality Tool for Dublin City Centre

Air quality expert, EarthSense is integrating its Zephyr® air quality data into a new educational air quality tool developed by

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