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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 of a €28 million investment in research equipment and facilities

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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 the hydrocolloids world. With many years of experience in the

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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 award at the world’s biggest consumer hardware event, CES in

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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 place during the Enterprise Ireland Trade and Investment Mission to

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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 and research buildings. Trinity College Dublin has published a tender

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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 Professor Michael Morris as Director of the organisation. Professor Morris,

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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 jobs to its current workforce over the next two years, with

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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”, the world-leading Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centre at Trinity, has

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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, which offers “rapid postoperative closure” of patients’ wounds. Doctor, a

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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 with the award by UCD President Professor Andrew J Deeks.

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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 100 years. The Irish firm has unveiled a ground-breaking system for

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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 Thursday (10 December), with two out of the three award winners

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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 disease, the company has announced. More than 100 skilled professionals

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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 Government. The announcement was made at the Innovation Showcase, where the

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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 100 companies and 800 jobs over the next three years.

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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), and Professor Christel Thauvin-Robinet from Burgundy University (France), has identified

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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 Sustainable Energy Awards. The County Louth based company OpenHydro won

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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 (Tuesday) published Innovation 2020, a new five-year science strategy which aims

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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 2020’s European Research Council (ERC) last Friday. The prestigious awards

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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 to bring their total number of staff to 60. The

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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’ data traffic connecting New York and London via Mayo has

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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 Centre, iCRAG. The new centre at University College Dublin (UCD) will

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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 Awards in London yesterday (25 November). Headquartered in Stockholm, UBI Global is

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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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Fresh hope for Irish blood cancer patients with €2.2m research investment launched by Minister English

    Fresh hope for Irish blood cancer patients with €2.2m research investment launched by Minister English

A new national clinical research network has been launched yesterday by Minister for Skills, Research & Innovation, which will bring

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Talent pool is praised as Google opens innovation lab in Belfast

    Talent pool is praised as Google opens innovation lab in Belfast

A partnership between Google and the professional services firm PwC is to establish an Innovation Lab or “hive”at PwC’s Northern

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Connect centre launches €1 million telecoms research project, O’SHARE, at Trinity College Dublin

    Connect centre launches €1 million telecoms research project, O’SHARE, at Trinity College Dublin

A €1 million telecoms research project, O’SHARE, has been launched at the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centre, CONNECT, in

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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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Irish Universities work together to launch €46m software research facility Lero at the University of Limerick

    Irish Universities work together to launch €46m software research facility Lero at the University of Limerick

Ms Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Education and Skills, yesterday (Monday) formally launched an expanded Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland

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US company signs option with DCU on cancer treatment

    US company signs option with DCU on cancer treatment

US company Vaccinogen has signed an agreement with Dublin City University giving the firm a two-year option on acquiring a

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Minister Bruton announces new AbbVie and Science Foundation Ireland investment of €10 million in two new research collaborations

    Minister Bruton announces new AbbVie and Science Foundation Ireland investment of €10 million in two new research collaborations

At the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle on Saturday, Minister for Jobs Mr Richard Bruton announced a joint

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Irish companies lagging behind rest of world on digital

    Irish companies lagging behind rest of world on digital

Irish firms lag behind the world’s top performing companies in many key digital behaviours, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) annual Digital

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The best of Irish technology to be awarded tonight at the Irish Software Awards 2015

    The best of Irish technology to be awarded tonight at the Irish Software Awards 2015

Tonight (20 November), the Irish Software Association’s (ISA) annual awards ceremony will celebrate the best of this sector. The ceremony

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Global Irish Design Challenge launched

    Global Irish Design Challenge launched

Irish Design 2015’s Global Irish Design Challenge is now open for submissions until the 30th of November. This is an

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17 Irish-based researchers bank €2m in IRC funding

    17 Irish-based researchers bank €2m in IRC funding

It seems the funding just keeps coming for Irish researchers as 17 researchers based in Ireland have been awarded a

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Huawei opens new Dublin R&D centre with the creation of 50 jobs

    Huawei opens new Dublin R&D centre with the creation of 50 jobs

Chinese telecoms company Huawei has opened a new research and development office in Dublin’s docklands, where it plans to hire

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25,000 new jobs planned for the west of Ireland with emphasize on marine research

    25,000 new jobs planned for the west of Ireland with emphasize on marine research

It’s hoped that 25,000 new jobs will be created in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon over the next four years. The

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Irish-led team discover new strand of ancient European human genome

    Irish-led team discover new strand of ancient European human genome

An international team led by scientists from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Cambridge University in the UK have discovered a

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EMC and UCC invest in Boole Business Labs

    EMC and UCC invest in Boole Business Labs

It was announced last Friday that EMC, the US IT multinational and University College Cork (UCC) has officially launched the

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71pc of local Irish tech firms grew revenue last year

    71pc of local Irish tech firms grew revenue last year

Almost three-quarters of local Irish technology companies grew their revenue last year, according to new research from Bank of Ireland

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Swrve to create 45 new jobs after raising $30m

    Swrve to create 45 new jobs after raising $30m

Dublin mobile app integration start-up Swrve, which was founded by Havok founders Hugh Reynolds and Dr Steve Collins, has raised

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Dublin jobs boost sees Indeed announce 300 roles at EMEA HQ

    Dublin jobs boost sees Indeed announce 300 roles at EMEA HQ

Job site Indeed is hiring 300 people at its EMEA HQ in Dublin, more than doubling its workforce there, as

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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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The best bits of Web Summit 2015

    The best bits of Web Summit 2015

It is now the end for the Web Summit in Dublin, which is moving to Portugal next year. However this

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Launch of the 20th annual science week at Government buildings

    Launch of the 20th annual science week at Government buildings

To mark the 20th annual Science Week, which takes place next week from the 8th – 15th November, An Taoiseach

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Irish scientists map winds and sand dune evolution on Mars

    Irish scientists map winds and sand dune evolution on Mars

A trio of Irish scientists has, for the first time, been able to map the winds and sand dune evolution

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Movidius to hire up to 100 artificial intelligence experts in Dublin

    Movidius to hire up to 100 artificial intelligence experts in Dublin

Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a defining impact on the world in the decade ahead, much as the web has

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Accenture opens new specialised AI tech lab in Dublin

    Accenture opens new specialised AI tech lab in Dublin

Accenture’s shift towards the burgeoning world of artificial intelligence (AI) has just sped up a notch, with the creation of

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Taoiseach announces 320 new jobs

    Taoiseach announces 320 new jobs

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD and Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA

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Start-ups from every continent heading for the Web Summit

    Start-ups from every continent heading for the Web Summit

This week’s Dublin-based Web Summit (3th-5th of November) will have something of a Latin flavour, with a large number of

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20th science week supports Ireland’s appetite for science, technology, engineering & maths

    20th science week supports Ireland’s appetite for science, technology, engineering & maths

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) launched, at the beginning of October, the 20th national Science Week by publishing the findings of

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Longitude Prize Information Session

    Longitude Prize Information Session

An information event on the Longitude Prize will take place at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) in on November

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Irishman to oversee ICT organisation

    Irishman to oversee ICT organisation

Lero director Professor Mike Hinchey has been selected as president-elect of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), which has

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19 fintech jobs in Belfast as Hanweck opens European HQ

    19 fintech jobs in Belfast as Hanweck opens European HQ

US fintech firm Hanweck has chosen Belfast for its European headquarters, bringing 19 research, development and support jobs to the

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130 pharma jobs in Dublin and Cork with Pfizer investment

    130 pharma jobs in Dublin and Cork with Pfizer investment

Pfizer is bringing 130 new jobs to sites across Dublin and Cork, which will bring its total employee base in

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BBSRC and SFI launch new collaborative research funding opportunities

    BBSRC and SFI launch new collaborative research funding opportunities

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Science Foundation Ireland Joint Funding of Research call was officially launched

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140 science jobs in Dublin as Grifols invests €90m in new facility

    140 science jobs in Dublin as Grifols invests €90m in new facility

Grifols is investing around €90m in a new operations facility in Dublin, bringing 140 jobs to the region. The facility,

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US software firm Pivotal to create 130 jobs in Dublin and Cork

    US software firm Pivotal to create 130 jobs in Dublin and Cork

Silicon Valley digital transformation player and brand shaper Pivotal is to create 130 new jobs in Dublin and Cork as

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