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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 biotechnology analysis platform called DiCast, under undisclosed terms. The company

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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 investment of €10 million by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise

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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 IQ survey. The study of more than 2,000 executives across

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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 will take place at the Double Tree Hotel, in the

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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 opportunity for design professionals, students and graduates to be featured

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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 total of €2m through the Irish Research Council (IRC) to

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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 up to 50 people by next year. Huawei said the

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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 new employment plan, West Action Plan for Jobs, is part

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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 new genetic strand of an ancient human European hunter-gatherer descendent.

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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 Boole Business Labs. The Boole Business Labs is Europe’s first

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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 and Trinity College Dublin. The research project, led by Professor

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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 $30m (€28m) in financing and will create 45 new jobs

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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 it reacts to a 40pc rise in job searches in

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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 Hollyhill with a capacity for an extra 1,000 jobs. The new

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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 last occasion was a success. This week 42,000 people and

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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 Enda Kenny, T.D. attended a showcase of Irish science, technology,

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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 on Mars, by using image data from the HiRISE camera

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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 for the past two decades, predicted the CEO of Movidius

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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 a new specialised R&D lab in Dublin – the company

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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 Ireland today announced the creation of 320 new jobs for

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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

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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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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

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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

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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 –

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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:

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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

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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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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

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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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