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Eight research projects underway at NUI Galway have been awarded funding to commercialise their ideas, ranging from renewable energy to treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Dublin-based researcher Deirdre Robertson impressed the FameLab Ireland judges enough to be named this year’s national winner for her technique of ‘unfreezing our brains’.
An international NASA study led by UCD has observed one of nature’s greatest spectacles from space: gamma-ray flashes from tropical storms.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revealed that 41 Irish researchers were approved for a total of €12.9m for climate-related studies on a variety of related projects
Tech platform Treemetrics has won a €1m deal with Ireland’s national forestry company Coillte to deploy a world first for forestry.
Sligo’s star is rising, becoming a go-to location for local entrepreneurs and overseas firms to start up and scale up.
In the past year alone, researchers at the AMBER centre in Trinity have identified not one, but 22 new magnets.
A ‘renewable engine’ project is underway at Northern Ireland’s South West College thanks to a bumper funding allowance from the SEUPB.
ResearchFest returns to Inspirefest this summer to showcase the best of Irish research, from science and engineering to humanities and social science.
The first steps in establishing the Irish Biotech Cluster
Inspirefest returns to Dublin this year, with robotics, infosec and the future of work just some of the themes on show.
Waterford virtual reality (VR) start-up Immersive VR Education, which has recreated historic experiences from Apollo 11 to the Titanic, has raised €1m.
IBM and Dublin City University (DCU) are joining forces in a collaborative R&D pilot to leverage the internet of things (IoT) to help protect the most precious natural resource of them all: water.
Expect far more transatlantic research partnerships as Lero and the FraunhoferCenter at the University of Maryland agree on a long-term collaboration.
This year’s St Patrick’s Day Science Medal has gone to Dr Pearse Lyons and Prof Adrian E Raftery.
A partnership between Irish and Welsh universities is set to improve the water quality of both countries’ beaches.
Five Irish SMEs have a bright future thanks to the H2020 research programme and its latest tranche of funding.
A new investigation into the creation of carbon fibre could make the material cheaper, and cleaner, for future manufacturing.
Female founders are in high demand as DCU Ryan Academy continues its female-led start-up accelerator programme.
Atlantic Therapeutics has raised €15m in funding through Seroba Life Sciences and Earlybird Venture Capital, as well as loan capital from Silicon Valley Bank.
Physicists at Trinity have made a major breakthrough with molecular magnets that could bring us one step closer to quantum computers.
Two Irish tech firms, north and south, hold the AI-based future of networks in their hands.
Researchers from NUI Galway are the first in the world to lead a clinical trial of a new blood cancer drug that could greatly improve chemotherapy treatment.
A UCD researcher has been awarded €1.5m for a study into technology evolution, while a separate Cúram project will see a new device made to treat hypertension.
A new investigation into laser technology in optical networks has seen a Trinity professor receive €1.46m from SFI.
At €4.5m, the Dublin arm of engineering giant Curtiss-Wright has landed the largest ever contract related to European Space Agency activities.
For her work in establishing the Irish medtech start-up Nuritas, Dr Nora Khaldi has been awarded the Woman of the Decade in Business and Leadership Award at the recent Women Economic Forum (WEF).
Ireland’s knowledge transfer system is again proving its worth as UCC licenses a surgical medical device to Skellig Surgical. It will be the latter’s first commercial product.
Apple has decided to close its Luxembourg branch and transfer its international iTunes business to Ireland.
With the passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill in the Dáil, Ireland is just one step away from becoming the first country in the world to stop all Strategic Investment Fund payments that support fossil fuels.