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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 Rating (BER). Each company will receive €30,000 from SEAI to

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor to open first Enterprise Ireland pavilion at Farnborough Airshow

    Minister Mitchell O’Connor to open first Enterprise Ireland pavilion at Farnborough Airshow

Today, the Irish aviation and aerospace sector will be promoted by Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. It will happen at the Farnborough International Airshow in

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BDO Development Capital Fund Invests €9M in Netwatch Group as Part of €19.5M Funding Round

    BDO Development Capital Fund Invests €9M in Netwatch Group as Part of €19.5M Funding Round

Funds are one utility to increase international growth as Netwatch targets new customer acqusition in the US & UK. Ireland’a leading high tech security specialist, Netwatch Group got an investment

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Enterprise Ireland to implement plans to help Irish exporters following UK decision to leave the EU

    Enterprise Ireland to implement plans to help Irish exporters following UK decision to leave the EU

The enhancement of the UK market supports as well as the support of management and competitiveness  and the market expansion are the key measures of the implementation plans. In a

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FIVE NEW TECH COMPANIES TO JOIN THE DIGITAL HUB

    FIVE NEW TECH COMPANIES TO JOIN THE DIGITAL HUB

Today’s announcement contains that further five new tech companies were attracted into the digital cluster by the the Digital Hub. Among these companies are a number of international businesses with connections to

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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 could one day replace fossil fuels because it’s a clean energy

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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 a total of €3.25 million and funded under Horizon 2020,

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CODE INSTITUTE SECURES €500,000 INVESTMENT

    CODE INSTITUTE SECURES €500,000 INVESTMENT

There was the announce that  Code Institute, an EdTech company delivering Full Stack software coding education, has secured €500,000 syndicated investment from Kernel Capital and Enterprise Ireland. Code Institute delivers intensive,

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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 of a device, which has won a EUR 10 million loan

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Biomimicry for airport security

The face of airport and border security are progressively changing because of new technologies. To contribute to this development, the EU-funded SNIFFER project took a page out of nature’s book,

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Global Innovation Centre launched in the heart of Westmeath

    Global Innovation Centre launched in the heart of Westmeath

Mergon Group celebrated the launch of the Mi (Mergon Innovation) Centre at its headquarters in Castlepollard, Westmeath. , the Irish Government Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, officially opened the

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64 new jobs to be created with €262K in grants to fingal businesses

    64 new jobs to be created with €262K in grants to fingal businesses

In the latest announcement of job-creation grants by the Fingal Local Enterprise Office (LEO),  it was announced that sixty-four new jobs and over €262,500 in financial supports have been announced

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Irish Research Council-funded Scholar sequences first ancient Irish human genomes

The first genomes from ancient Irish humans has sequenced by a team of geneticists from Trinity College Dublin and archaeologists from Queen’s University Belfast. With the help of the information buried

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University College Cork to create student hub in €15m extension

    University College Cork to create student hub in €15m extension

Work begins in an extension to one of University College Cork’s oldest buildings on a €15m one-stop shop for most student services . The six-storey student hub will put facilities

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Brand new product: VR headset to buy a house

    Brand new product: VR headset to buy a house

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

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

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

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

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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 ERC Consolidator Grant to create an innovative new type of

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

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

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

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Grant Engineering to create 50 jobs with new innovation centre

    Grant Engineering to create 50 jobs with new innovation centre

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

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Aerogen to represent Ireland in top European Business Awards

    Aerogen to represent Ireland in top European Business Awards

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

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

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

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

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New fund for science films in Galway City of film

    New fund for science films in Galway City of film

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

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Mayo Clinic researchers extend lifespan by up to 35 percent in mice

    Mayo Clinic researchers extend lifespan by up to 35 percent in mice

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic may have made a breakthrough that could one day expand our lifespan by as much as 35pc by targeting and removing particular cells. According to

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Galway medical device maker Creganna acquired by TE for €821m.

    Galway medical device maker Creganna acquired by TE for €821m.

TE Connectivity (Tyco Electronics), a maker of equipment used in harsh environments, agreed to buy health-care device company Galway-based Creganna

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NUI Galway investing €7.5m to recruit 15 top researchers

    NUI Galway investing €7.5m to recruit 15 top researchers

NUI Galway has begun an international three-year recruitment campaign to recruit 15 of the brightest emerging research stars, to support

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Government sets up innovation hub for health sector

    Government sets up innovation hub for health sector

A pioneering partnership between private sector companies and the health service to develop groundbreaking Irish healthcare products and research and

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Social Innovation Fund Ireland officially launched

    Social Innovation Fund Ireland officially launched

Social Innovation Fund Ireland, a non-profit organisation catalysed by the Government in order to establish a fund of significant size

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Dublin ranked world’s third best city for innovation

    Dublin ranked world’s third best city for innovation

Dublin has been ranked third on a list of most successful cities for innovation, liveability and capacity to reinvent, behind

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First Data To Create R&D Hub In Co Tipperary

    First Data To Create R&D Hub In Co Tipperary

FirstData, a global payment technology solutions company, has announced that intends to establish a research and development center in Ireland. The

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Stryker unveils new surgical Innovation Centre in Cork

    Stryker unveils new surgical Innovation Centre in Cork

The Instruments Division of Stryker Corporation officially opened its new Surgical Innovation Centre in Cork. The centre, which features unique

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Science Foundation Ireland invests €2.8 million in 42 science projects

    Science Foundation Ireland invests €2.8 million in 42 science projects

The Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills, Damien English, TD today announced details of a €2.8 million national investment in

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Maynooth University to be central hub for 5G and IoT testing

    Maynooth University to be central hub for 5G and IoT testing

As part of the CONNECT national research centre for telecommunications, Maynooth University is to be the site of a new

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Medical technology app firm to create 70 jobs

    Medical technology app firm to create 70 jobs

3D4Medical, a maker of medical apps, is set to expand significantly over the next 18 months, with 70 highly-skilled roles

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€50m investment for digital research centre

    €50m investment for digital research centre

The Government has announced this morning a €50m expansion of the ADAPT Research Centre for Digital Content Technology at Trinity

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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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CyberColloids: an Irish SME that has made its name as a global centre of excellence for hydrocolloids research and innovation

    CyberColloids: an Irish SME that has made its name as a global centre of excellence for hydrocolloids research and innovation

CyberColloids was set up in 2002 by four founding members with a vision to provide outsourcing of every aspect of

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Mcor 3D printer that can make any object out of A4 paper wins gong at CES

    Mcor 3D printer that can make any object out of A4 paper wins gong at CES

Mcor, a hardware start-up founded by two brothers from Dunleer, Co Louth, has achieved global recognition, being honoured with a top innovation

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New space incubator for start-ups dealing with space

    New space incubator for start-ups dealing with space

Enterprise Ireland has signed a deal with European Space Agency to develop a Space Business Incubation Centre in Ireland. The signing took

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Trinity College planning new teaching and research buildings

    Trinity College planning new teaching and research buildings

One of the country’s biggest universities is planning to extend its technology facilities, adding around 30,000 square metres of teaching

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Professor Michael Morris new director of AMBER research center

    Professor Michael Morris new director of AMBER research center

AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland funded materials science centre based at Trinity College Dublin, has today announced the appointment of

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60 R&D-focused jobs announced for Newsweaver in Cork

    60 R&D-focused jobs announced for Newsweaver in Cork

Cork company Newsweaver is to significantly increase the size of its headquarters in the Airport Business Park, adding 60 new

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CONNECT’s Professor Luiz DaSilva elected IEEE Fellow

    CONNECT’s Professor Luiz DaSilva elected IEEE Fellow

Professor Luiz DaSilva, Professor of Telecommunications in the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, and principal investigator at “CONNECT”,

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Painless, quick stitching scoops innovation award for Doctor

    Painless, quick stitching scoops innovation award for Doctor

In a wonderful bout of nominative determinism, Cyrus Doctor has won the Clinical Innovation Award for his “Seamless Stitches” device,

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OxyMem co-founders receive the NovaUCD 2015 Innovation Award

    OxyMem co-founders receive the NovaUCD 2015 Innovation Award

Professor Eoin Casey and Dr Eoin Syron, both researchers in the UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, were presented

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Irish company makes biggest breakthrough for microbiology testing in dairy industry in 100 years

    Irish company makes biggest breakthrough for microbiology testing in dairy industry in 100 years

Ballina-based Oculer has revealed a new ground-breaking system that may be the biggest microbiological breakthrough in the dairy industry in

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2-out-of-3 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award winners are Irish

    2-out-of-3 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award winners are Irish

It was nearly a total victory for Irish researchers at this year’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Awards (MSCA), held in Luxembourg City last

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Medtech firm Phenox bringing 65 jobs to Galway with new facility

    Medtech firm Phenox bringing 65 jobs to Galway with new facility

Medtech giant Medtronic will establish a new manufacturing facility in Galway to manufacture its next-generation medical device to treat artery

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Irish Government launches comprehensive directory of all innovation supports for research and technology centres

    Irish Government launches comprehensive directory of all innovation supports for research and technology centres

A comprehensive directory of all innovation supports for research centres and technology centres has been launched yesterday by the Irish

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DCU Alpha IoT cluster to support 100 companies and 800 jobs

    DCU Alpha IoT cluster to support 100 companies and 800 jobs

DCU Alpha, an innovation cluster set up in 2013 and based in Glasnevin, has announced that it plans to support

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International study led by University College Dublin uncovers mechanism behind Joubert syndrome

    International study led by University College Dublin uncovers mechanism behind Joubert syndrome

An international study co-authored by Dr Oliver Blacque, University College Dublin (Ireland), Professor Martijn Huynen, from Radboud University (The Netherlands),

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Openhydro claims top accolades for innovation

    Openhydro claims top accolades for innovation

Tidal energy developer OpenHydro, a DCNS company, has secured top honours at this year’s Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards and SEAI

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New government science strategy aims to double R&D funding

    New government science strategy aims to double R&D funding

The Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills Damien English TD, together with the Taoiseach and the Minister for Jobs, today

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6 Irish researchers receive €9m H2020 funding

    6 Irish researchers receive €9m H2020 funding

Six researchers in Irish universities are amongst 291 top class young researchers across Europe awarded a Starting Grant from Horizon

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Blueface open new offices with 20 new jobs created and R&D lab

    Blueface open new offices with 20 new jobs created  and R&D lab

The business telephony company Blueface has opened a new office in Dublin, creating 20 jobs in a variety of roles

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$300m New York-Dublin-London fibre cable is the splice of life

    $300m New York-Dublin-London fibre cable is the splice of life

A $300m fibre cable (€277m), capable of carrying one-third of the world’s voice traffic and all of Europe and the US’

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New €26m geoscience research centre at UCD now open

    New €26m geoscience research centre at UCD now open

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD officially launched yesterday (Wednesday) the newly established Science Foundation Ireland Research

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Ireland’s National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) ranked No 2 university business accelerator in the world

    Ireland’s National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) ranked No 2 university business accelerator in the world

Ireland’s National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) was ranked the No 2 university business accelerator in the world at the UBI

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Registration open for Innovation Showcase 2015

    Registration open for Innovation Showcase 2015

Yesterday, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, has invited people from business, science and research communities to

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