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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 start-ups coming from South America. At least 16 young companies

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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 its most comprehensive and significant public research project, the “SFI

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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 11th at 4pm. This briefing on the competition details will

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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 more than 500,000 members worldwide. Limerick native Hinchey’s election as

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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 region. The company is looking to hire technology and business

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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 the country to well over 3,300. With manufacturing sites at

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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 last Friday by Prof Mark Ferguson, Director General Science Foundation

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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, situated in Grange Castle Business Park, will ‘come on stream’

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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 part of a €100m investment over the next few years.

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Three Irish websites win big at the World Summit Awards

    Three Irish websites win big at the World Summit Awards

Irish-based sites CoderDojo.com, Localauthorityfinances.com and PledgeSports.com have beaten off competition from websites from 178 countries at the UN-based World Summit Awards. In all, there were over 40 categories at the

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Applications now open for second Accenture Fintech Innovation Lab

    Applications now open for second Accenture Fintech Innovation Lab

Consider yourself a fintech entrepreneur with cutting-edge technology to develop? Then get your application together for Accenture’s latest Fintech Innovation Lab by 30 October. Announced yesterday, 8 October, during the

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Science Foundation Ireland is delighted to be supporting Startup Gathering 2015

    Science Foundation Ireland is delighted to be supporting Startup Gathering 2015

Science Foundation Ireland is delighted to be supporting the Startup Gathering which takes place across Ireland from today (5th – 10th October) by hosting a number of key events during

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Ammeon will create 100 tech jobs in Dublin’s city centre

    Ammeon will create 100 tech jobs in Dublin’s city centre

Irish IT professional services company Ammeon is to create 100 new high-skilled jobs in Dublin over the next 12 months. Ammeon, which specialises in IT-based transformation projects is expanding its

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Irish team follow up Mars water discovery with similar find

    Irish team follow up Mars water discovery with similar find

Completely by coincidence, a joint Irish research team from University College Dublin (UCD) and The Open University (OU), has found evidence of water flows on Mars just one day after

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Campbell : “ To become the best software firm in the world for tech conferences”

    Campbell : “ To become the best software firm in the world for tech conferences”

Tito, an online ticketing technology company founded by Paul Campbell and David ‘Doc’ Parsons, has handled $70 million of ticket sales internationally in just two years. The Dublin-based start-up, which

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Travel tech firm Mobacar gets multimillion-euro investment

    Travel tech firm Mobacar gets multimillion-euro investment

Global car rental brokerage Auto Europe and Delta Partners have made a multimillion-euro investment in Kerry-based Mobacar to create a global strategic partnership for airlines and online travel agencies. The

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Ireland top for data centre operations

    Ireland top for data centre operations

The reputation of Ireland as a data hosting hub has increased as major internet-based firms set up their data centre operations here. That’s according to a survey by European data

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Lisbon will host Web Summit next year

    Lisbon will host Web Summit next year

As widely predicted, the Web Summit will soon hold its final nerd-fest in Dublin (for the foreseeable future) and, after a five-year tenure in the capital, will move to Lisbon

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Ireland ranks 8th in the world on Global Innovation Index 2015

    Ireland ranks 8th in the world on Global Innovation Index 2015

The Global Innovation Index (GII), released for the first time in 2007, has swiftly become a widely used metric for assessing the state of innovation in various countries. Since 2007,

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Nexvet Secures Biomanufacturing Facility in Tullamore

    Nexvet Secures Biomanufacturing Facility in Tullamore

Tullamore, Ireland – September 16th 2015. Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English today announced that Nexvet Biopharma (Nasdaq: NVET), a veterinary biologics developer, has secured a dedicated biologics

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More Irish companies use academic research to grow their business

    More Irish companies use academic research to grow their business

There was a 46% increase in the number of companies in Ireland engaging with State-funded research performing organisations(RPOs) to access research to grow their business in 2014 according to figures

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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 will be based in the company’s headquarters in Killarney and

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Irish students come first in the world for their award winning LED lightbulb!

    Irish students come first in the world for their award winning LED lightbulb!

Clonakilty, Sacred Heart Secondary School students pick up top prize at international awards for their research into LED street lights – Friday 5th June, 2015 – Ellen Fitzgerald, Aoife Dolan

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Ireland’s economy will benefit from greater use of indigenous clean energy

    Ireland’s economy will benefit from greater use of indigenous clean energy

Job benefits of bioenergy sector doubled if local resources used   Friday, 29th May 2015:  New reports published today by

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LEAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

    LEAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

Great news! Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly have published Lean Service. Lean is about VALUE … the creation, delivery and

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

Alexion Pharmaceuticals today announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Ireland by constructing the Company’s first ever biologics manufacturing

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€1.5m EU funding awarded to Irish ICT efficiency projects

    €1.5m EU funding awarded to Irish ICT efficiency projects

€1.5m in EU Horizon 2020 funding has been awarded to two Irish projects aiming to develop ‘ICT for Energy Efficient

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Northern Ireland Horizon 2020 strategy launched

    Northern Ireland Horizon 2020 strategy launched

The Ministers were speaking at the launch of the Northern Ireland Horizon 2020 strategy. The strategy sets out the key

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Agency to target new sectors and convergence opportunities driven by technology

    Agency to target new sectors and convergence opportunities driven by technology

(February 25 – 2015) IDA IRELAND, the government agency responsible for attracting inward investment, has announced ambitious targets to boost

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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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Two IADT students making low phone battery a thing of the past with WattSpot

    Two IADT students making low phone battery a thing of the past with WattSpot

The innovative new phone charging service, WattSpot, is quickly making a name for itself as its services are spreading across

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Minister English announces €1.6 million new funding for projects to promote science, technology, engineering and maths to the general public

    Minister English announces €1.6 million new funding for projects to promote science, technology, engineering and maths to the general public

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) today announced €1.6 million in funding for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) educational and public

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InterTradeIreland is encouraging SMEs to ‘ Discover What’s Possible’ with its newly launched website and services.

    InterTradeIreland is encouraging SMEs to ‘ Discover What’s Possible’ with its newly launched website and services.

InterTradeIreland not only offers SMEs business funding to help develop new innovative ideas or to target new cross-border markets, we

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ICON Creates New Global Innovation Hub in Ireland to Advance Clinical Development

    ICON Creates New Global Innovation Hub in Ireland to Advance Clinical Development

Global Innovation Hub will create 200 Scientific, IT and Business jobs in Ireland Dublin, Ireland, 29th January, 2015 – ICON

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Ireland third in the EU for innovative enterprises

    Ireland third in the EU for innovative enterprises

Ireland has the third highest proportion of innovative enterprises in the EU, new Eurostat figures reveal. According to Eurostat, 48.9pc

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Launch of world first bone repair technology marks successful first year for AMBER

    Launch of world first bone repair technology marks successful first year for AMBER

At its Industry Day to celebrate its first year in operation, AMBER unveils new technology that helps injured racehorse return

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Nestlé boosts research into cutting-edge maternal nutrition and epigenetics

    Nestlé boosts research into cutting-edge maternal nutrition and epigenetics

Nestlé is to intensify its research in the field of epigenetics, the science of how eating behaviours and other environmental

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ERA-Net in Systems Medicine (ERACoSysMed)

    ERA-Net in Systems Medicine (ERACoSysMed)

  Preliminary announcement of the First ERACoSysMed Joint Transnational Call In 2014, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) partnered with funding bodies

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Minister Howlin and Enterprise Ireland Announce Regional Competitive Feasibility Fund

    Minister Howlin and Enterprise Ireland Announce Regional Competitive Feasibility Fund

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Mr Brendan Howlin T.D. today announced a new €200,000 Enterprise Ireland fund to

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PRESIDENT HIGGINS ATTENDS EVENT IN BEIJING TO CELEBRATE SCIENTIFIC LINKS BETWEEN IRELAND AND CHINA

    PRESIDENT HIGGINS ATTENDS EVENT IN BEIJING TO CELEBRATE SCIENTIFIC LINKS BETWEEN IRELAND AND CHINA

Beijing, 9th December 2014 – A celebration of scientific research links between Ireland and China took place during the State Visit of

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EQUINOME ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR NEW JOBS AND INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION AS COMPANY CO-FOUNDER RECEIVES 2014 NOVAUCD INNOVATION AWARD

    EQUINOME ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR NEW JOBS AND INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION AS COMPANY CO-FOUNDER RECEIVES 2014 NOVAUCD INNOVATION AWARD

Dublin, Ireland, 1 December 2014: Equinome, the leading Irish equine genomics company, plans to open an office in the USA during

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Calypso Technology Inc. establishes a Managed Service Centre in Dublin, with the creation of 150 skilled roles

    Calypso Technology Inc. establishes a Managed Service Centre in Dublin, with the creation of 150 skilled roles

December 3, 2014 – Dublin – Minister Bruton today announced that Calypso Technology, a leading provider of capital markets software solutions, is

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2,000 entrepreneurs, industrialists and researchers to attend the first National Innovation Showcase in Dublin today

    2,000 entrepreneurs, industrialists and researchers to attend the first National Innovation Showcase in Dublin today

Innovation Showcase 2014 Our research and innovation system is open for business More than 2,000 entrepreneurs, industry representatives and researchers

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Ryanair launches electronic flight bags on all flights

    Ryanair launches electronic flight bags on all flights

Ryanair has launched electronic flight bags (EFBs) for all pilots, across its entire fleet of 300 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which

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Intelligent-control system for wind farms scoops UCD start-up award

    Intelligent-control system for wind farms scoops UCD start-up award

NovoGrid, overall winner of the 2014 UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme, has developed an intelligent control system to enable wind-farm owners

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NATURE RECOGNISES DISTINGUISHED IRISH SCIENTISTS FOR LIFETIME INSPIRING STUDENTS

THREE prominent Irish scientists today receive the 2014 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science at the Science Foundation Ireland’s 2014 Summit.  Nature hosts

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Minister English Announces SFI Funding of €1.5 Million for Advanced Biopharmaceutical technologies research collaboration

    Minister English Announces SFI Funding of €1.5 Million for Advanced Biopharmaceutical technologies research collaboration

Today Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD today announced a new industry academic collaboration at the Synthesis

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MINISTER ENGLISH ANNOUNCES SENIOR FOOTBALL ALL IRELAND WINNER DR ANTHONY MAHER AS WINNER OF SFI RESEARCH IMAGE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

    MINISTER ENGLISH ANNOUNCES SENIOR FOOTBALL ALL IRELAND WINNER DR ANTHONY MAHER AS WINNER OF SFI RESEARCH IMAGE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Athlone, 3rd November – Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD, today unveiled Dr. Anthony Maher, former researcher at the

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MINISTER ENGLISH NAMES UCD PROFESSOR BARRY SMYTH AS SFI RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 2014

    MINISTER ENGLISH NAMES UCD PROFESSOR BARRY SMYTH AS SFI RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 2014

Athlone, 3rd November – Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, this evening announced Prof Barry Smyth as the Science

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UCD professor’s paper makes the10 most cited papers of all time

    UCD professor’s paper makes the10 most cited papers of all time

Irish professor Des Higgins and his work on bioinformatics has placed him in the journal Nature’s top 10 most cited

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Airlines could have windowless airplanes within 10 years

    Airlines could have windowless airplanes within 10 years

Future aircraft could be entirely windowless with the interior cabin covered entirely in LED screens to reduce weight and costs

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The number of companies seeking Irish research increased 15pc in 2013

    The number of companies seeking Irish research increased 15pc in 2013

Companies are turning to Irish research organisations to tap their knowledge for commercial endeavours at a rate 15pc higher in

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Polio vaccine discoverer Dr Jonas Salk’s 100th birthday marked by Google

    Polio vaccine discoverer Dr Jonas Salk’s 100th birthday marked by Google

Google has marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr Jonas Salk, an American virologist who discovered and developed

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US start-up crowdfunds hoverboards to support R&D for levitating buildings

    US start-up crowdfunds hoverboards to support R&D for levitating buildings

The technology to build hoverboards is here, and it could potentially be put to use to secure items – or

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IRC to award €16.8m in scholarships to post-grad students

    IRC to award €16.8m in scholarships to post-grad students

The Irish Research Council (IRC) will offer €16.8m over four years to post-graduate students as part of this year’s post-graduate

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Irish Industry and Govt to invest €245m in five new SFI research centres

    Irish Industry and Govt to invest €245m in five new SFI research centres

A €245m investment commitment – comprising €155m from the State and €90m from industry – is to be invested in

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Australian Physicists build ‘Holy Grail’ tractor beam

    Australian Physicists build ‘Holy Grail’ tractor beam

Star Trek fans are rejoicing as researchers at the Australian National University revealed the development of a tractor beam dubbed

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Students in Australia break electric vehicle world speed record

    Students in Australia break electric vehicle world speed record

Students from the University of New South Wales in Australia have broken the electric vehicle world speed record over 500

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