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€8 Million in Government Funding Awarded by SEAI to Innovative Energy Research Projects

    €8 Million in Government Funding Awarded by SEAI to Innovative Energy Research Projects

The Government has announced €8 million in funding to support 45 innovative energy projects in companies and research institutions across Ireland. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is responsible

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New Optimal Offshore Power Conversion Architecture Based on iIn-depth LCoE R&D Study

    New Optimal Offshore Power Conversion Architecture Based on iIn-depth LCoE R&D Study

Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion and turbine control equipment, has announced that a recent in-house R&D study allowed them to work out the optimal electrical power conversion

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Sea Trials Underway For World’s First Surface Effect Ship (SES) Daughter Craft Vessel

    Sea Trials Underway For World’s First Surface Effect Ship (SES) Daughter Craft Vessel

The world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship (SES) technology, supported by the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), has kicked off two months of sea trials at Vattenfall’s Horns

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EU Measures on Emissions, Climate and Energy Could Reduce Premature Deaths by Half in 2030

    EU Measures on Emissions, Climate and Energy Could Reduce Premature Deaths by Half in 2030

A new European Commission report, Clean Air Outlook, shows that the number of premature deaths due to air pollution in 2030 could be reduced by more than half, if Member States

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College Group to Construct New €10 Million Biofuel Facility in County Meath

    College Group to Construct New €10 Million Biofuel Facility in County Meath

College Group is to invest €10 million in building a new renewable energy facility producing biofuel from used cooking oil and animal fats in north County Meath. The investment is

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SEAI Encourages Researchers to Avail of New €500,000 Government Fund

    SEAI Encourages Researchers to Avail of New €500,000 Government Fund

Funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced a fund of €500,000 to support cutting-edge Irish energy research, development

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SEAI is Searching For Sustainable Energy Winners Across Ireland

    SEAI is Searching For Sustainable Energy Winners Across Ireland

SEAI has begun the search for Ireland’s energy leaders who are demonstrating innovative approaches to clean energy with high replication potential. The SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in

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SolarAdTek Lighting Retrofit Sees a Significant Cut in Carbon Emissions From Bus Shelters

    SolarAdTek Lighting Retrofit Sees a Significant Cut in Carbon Emissions From Bus Shelters

Dublin-based Solar AdTek, the leading developer and supplier of innovative solar powered lighting for outdoor advertising, has completed an upgrade of 1,800 bus shelter units across Ireland and significantly decreased their

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€22 Million Funding For New Bio-economy Research Project Led by Glanbia Ireland

    €22 Million Funding For New Bio-economy Research Project Led by Glanbia Ireland

The European Commission has announced €22 million in funding for a new bio-economy research project to be led by Glanbia Ireland. The project, called AgriChemWhey, will receive €22 million in

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Calor Begins a New Era of Energy in Ireland

    Calor Begins a New Era of Energy in Ireland

Calor Gas, Ireland’s longest established supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), has launched Ireland’s first certified renewable LPG for homes and businesses. Calor BioLPG will be available throughout Ireland and

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Tyndall National Institute and IERC Collaborate on €600,000 Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Project Success

    Tyndall National Institute and IERC Collaborate on €600,000 Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Project Success

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) has welcomed new research funding from the EU Horizon 2020 Initiative to develop models for assessing energy efficiency retrofit options in buildings. The IERC

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New Project to Reduce Costs and Underwater Noise in Offshore Wind Construction

    New Project to Reduce Costs and Underwater Noise in Offshore Wind Construction

The Carbon Trust has announced the launch of BLUE PILOT, a large-scale demonstration project aimed at reducing costs and underwater noise during construction of offshore wind farms as part of the

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Discover Innovative Energy Saving Solutions at SEAI’s Energy Show 2018

    Discover Innovative Energy Saving Solutions at SEAI’s Energy Show 2018

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Show, Ireland’s leading business energy event returns to the RDS on Wednesday, 18 April and Thursday, 19 April 2018. The annual free event, features

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New Irish Peer-to-peer Energy Trading Research Project Using Blockchain Technology

    New Irish Peer-to-peer Energy Trading Research Project Using Blockchain Technology

Imagine a future where Irish consumers will be able to gift or sell their solar power across their neighbourhood as well as sharing and managing their own electricity in a

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EU Maritime Strategy in the Atlantic Spurs €6 Billion of Investments

    EU Maritime Strategy in the Atlantic Spurs €6 Billion of Investments

Half way through the implementation of the EU’s action plan for a maritime strategy in the Atlantic, an independent study finds it has spurred over 1200 new maritime projects and nearly €6 billion of

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Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition – 14th March 2018 – CityWest, Dublin

    Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition – 14th March 2018 – CityWest, Dublin

The 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition, being held on Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin, will feature an impressive line-up of industry leaders, academics

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Ocean Energy Makes a Splash in the US With US Navy Partnership

    Ocean Energy Makes a Splash in the US With US Navy Partnership

Irish wave energy technology company, Ocean Energy, has announced that its pioneering wave energy convertor, the ‘OE Buoy’, will be built in the United States by Oregon-based marine-fabrication company Vigor, and deployed

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€4.4 Million in STEM Education and Public Engagement Projects

    €4.4 Million in STEM Education and Public Engagement Projects

A national investment of €4.4 million through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme has been announced by Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD. The funding has

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FutureScope 2018 to Explore How Technology Will Change Our World

    FutureScope 2018 to Explore How Technology Will Change Our World

FutureScope, Ireland’s only conference that promotes collaboration between the entrepreneurial community and multinationals, will take place in the Convention Centre Dublin on Thursday, 31st May 2018. The event is limited to

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SEAI to Invest €2.5 Million in RD&D Solutions For Next Generation Energy

    SEAI to Invest €2.5 Million in RD&D Solutions For Next Generation Energy

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced a research fund of over €2.5 million to support cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects in 2018. The Research, Development and

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UL researcher awarded €1.5m for pioneering solar energy research

    UL researcher awarded €1.5m for pioneering solar energy research

University of Limerick electrochemist, Dr Micheál Scanlon has been announced as the recipient of a highly prestigious €1.5m European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. Dr Scanlon is the only ERC

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New €10,000 bursary for winning energy research project

    New €10,000 bursary for winning energy research project

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has started the search for sustainable energy leaders as it launched its 14th annual energy awards, the longest running energy leadership awards in

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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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€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

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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

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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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Galway-based research centre gets €68 million backing

    Galway-based research centre gets €68 million backing

Ireland’s presence in the medtech research industry has just received a massive boost as Cúram, the Centre for Research in

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SEAI and Enterprise Ireland announce winners of innovation competition to develop smart technology solutions

    SEAI and Enterprise Ireland announce winners of innovation competition to develop smart technology solutions

Three winners of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) competition were announced to develop smart technology solutions for Building Energy

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SOLAR-H2 project – Bright future for solar fuels

    SOLAR-H2 project – Bright future for solar fuels

The EU-funded SOLAR-H2 project has established a pan-European research network that is tapping into the potential of solar fuel that

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European Commission launches three Horizon Prizes for energy innovation

    European Commission launches three Horizon Prizes for energy innovation

The European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy. Worth

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Shipwreck-inspired wave power idea nets EUR 10 mn for full-scale demo

    Shipwreck-inspired wave power idea nets EUR 10 mn for full-scale demo

The kinetic energy of the waves can convert into electricity that can be fed into the grid with the help

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

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

Valeria Nicolosi, researcher at the SFI-funded AMBER materials science research centre at Trinity College Dublin, has been awarded a €2.5m

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Trinity engineer raising €10m for nuclear power technology

    Trinity engineer raising €10m for nuclear power technology

A Trinity College engineering graduate is raising €10m to develop a nuclear power technology, that he and his partners claim

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Ministers Bruton and English announce €28 million Science Foundation Ireland investment in research equipment and facilities

    Ministers Bruton and English announce €28 million Science Foundation Ireland investment in research equipment and facilities

The Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton, TD together with the Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills, Damien English, TD yesterday announced details

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Minister English announces new partnership to lead cutting-edge energy system integration research in Ireland

    Minister English  announces new partnership to lead cutting-edge energy system integration research in Ireland

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD, today announced funding of over €11 million to the Energy Systems

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UCD and IBM joining forces to push Irish smart cities research

    UCD and IBM joining forces to push Irish smart cities research

University College Dublin (UCD) and IBM have struck a deal that will see the pair collaborate on developing the latest

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Apple expanding Cork operations and putting €1million in research fund

    Apple expanding Cork operations and putting €1million in research fund

Apple’s campus in Cork is about to get a major upgrade, as the tech giant adds a new building to

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ORJIP launches marine website

    ORJIP launches marine website

The Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP) Ocean Energy has launched a website supporting early array deployments for the wave

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Tricel announces creation of 100 jobs in Kerry

    Tricel announces creation of 100 jobs in Kerry

Manufacturing and engineering group Tricel is to create 100 new jobs over the next 18 months. 40 of these jobs

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Manufacturing growth speeds up again in May – PMI

The country’s manufacturing sector expanded at its quickest pace in three months in May to mark two years of non-stop

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MARSH & McLENNAN ANNOUNCES OPENING OF THE MARSH & McLENNAN INNOVATION CENTRE

    MARSH & McLENNAN ANNOUNCES OPENING OF THE MARSH & McLENNAN INNOVATION CENTRE

DUBLIN, May 28, 2015 — Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) and IDA Ireland today announced the opening of

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Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Ireland

    Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 – Mallinckrodt plc, a leading global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced a €45million investment to expand

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EVERYDAY INNOVATION A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING AN INNOVATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN YOUR BUSINESS

    EVERYDAY INNOVATION A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING AN INNOVATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN YOUR BUSINESS

Innovation is the harnessing of ideas for the commercial benefit of business, to drive future growth and profitability. A formal

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Innovate UK’s £16m support to 25 innovative projects to boost agriculture

    Innovate UK’s £16m support to 25 innovative projects to boost agriculture

The UK Government and industry will be providing over 70 businesses and universities funding of around £16m to aid in

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Construction initiated for first phase of Belgian wind facility

    Construction initiated for first phase of Belgian wind facility

Construction work has been initiated to develop the largest onshore wind farm in Belgium, which will be located in the

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Dong Energy awards contract to J Murphy & Sons for 580MW offshore wind project in UK

    Dong Energy awards contract to J Murphy & Sons for 580MW offshore wind project in UK

Danish power firm Dong Energy has awarded a contract worth £21.8m to J Murphy & Sons for setting up an

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SFI / EI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Programme 2015

    SFI / EI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Programme 2015

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland (EI), is pleased to launch the TIDA 2015 Programme. The purpose

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Women in Ireland encouraged to apply for EU innovator prize

    Women in Ireland encouraged to apply for EU innovator prize

The EU has launched its third annual EU Prize for Women Innovators to inspire and highlight the need for more

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Research driving need for new management mindset in biotech sector

    Research driving need for new management mindset in biotech sector

The biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors are undergoing major changes caused by increased research in the areas of biomedicine and biogenetics

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Ireland has reached the halfway point for 2020 renewable energy targets

    Ireland has reached the halfway point for 2020 renewable energy targets

A new report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is heralding the news that going by 2013’s figures,

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Commission guide: Moedas wants ‘Europe to be the place to do research’

    Commission guide: Moedas wants ‘Europe to be the place to do research’

When commission president Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled his €315bn investment plan, he announced that a major focus of the project would

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IT Carlow flying high after opening of €5.5m aerospace research centre

    IT Carlow flying high after opening of €5.5m aerospace research centre

IT Carlow has put itself in the cockpit, as far as aerospace engineering is concerned, following the opening of its

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SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015

    SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015

SFI and Pfizer are pleased to launch the SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015. The SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme

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Inaugural Research & Innovation Conference

    Inaugural Research & Innovation Conference

Irelands, inaugural Research & Innovation Conference in association with ‘Big Four’ firm EY and chaired by Denis Hayes, Managing Director

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Horizon Pharma plc Celebrates Official Opening of New Global Corporate Headquarters in Dublin

    Horizon Pharma plc Celebrates Official Opening of New Global Corporate Headquarters in Dublin

Company plans to add sixty highly skilled jobs at Dublin facility over next three years. Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:  HZNP), a

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Apple to invest €1.7bn in renewable energy data centres in Ireland and Denmark

    Apple to invest €1.7bn in renewable energy data centres in Ireland and Denmark

Apple is to invest €1.7bn to build and operate two data centres in Europe that will be 100pc powered by

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Ireland’s largest renewable energies research centre begins cross-border work

    Ireland’s largest renewable energies research centre begins cross-border work

Ireland’s largest renewable energies research centre has begun its €2m (stg£1.5m) operation to develop SMEs to flourish in the growing

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University of Sheffield aims to become a global leader in energy research and innovation

    University of Sheffield aims to become a global leader in energy research and innovation

The University of Sheffield will work to tackle the world’s greatest energy challenges by bringing together international scholars, industry experts

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