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03 February 2020
Aerie Pharmaceuticals – An Athlone company helping people see again

Founded in 2005, Aerie specialises in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel treatments for glaucoma.
 

Aerie Pharmaceuticals – An Athlone company helping people see again

Founded in 2005, Aerie specialises in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel treatments for glaucoma.
 

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03 February 2020
Platform to help researchers search Irish renewables data gets €162,000

A platform that could allow researchers to better understand Ireland’s wind and solar sectors has received funding from the SEAI. By developing the platform, UCD spin-in BrightWind believes it could help Ireland reduce its CO2 emissions.
 

Platform to help researchers search Irish renewables data gets €162,000

A platform that could allow researchers to better understand Ireland’s wind and solar sectors has received funding from the SEAI. By developing the platform, UCD spin-in BrightWind believes it could help Ireland reduce its CO2 emissions.
 

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03 February 2020
Scientists create new life form with ‘living’ robot that cleans toxic spills

Neither a robot nor an animal, xenobots use living cells to create a programmable machine that could one day clean up toxic waste. They are just 1mm across and can even heal themselves when damaged.
 

Scientists create new life form with ‘living’ robot that cleans toxic spills

Neither a robot nor an animal, xenobots use living cells to create a programmable machine that could one day clean up toxic waste. They are just 1mm across and can even heal themselves when damaged.
 

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03 February 2020
Intel and UCD renew collaboration on talent, research and education

The US multinational and the Irish university have committed to a further five years of a strategic partnership that began in 2016. Coinciding with the renewed agreement, 15 science and engineering students were awarded UCD-Intel master’s scholarships.
 

Intel and UCD renew collaboration on talent, research and education

The US multinational and the Irish university have committed to a further five years of a strategic partnership that began in 2016. Coinciding with the renewed agreement, 15 science and engineering students were awarded UCD-Intel master’s scholarships.
 

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03 February 2020
Irish solar farms with 500MW capacity announced in Danish collaboration

A joint Danish-Irish venture will spend €300m developing solar farms in Ireland. Creating 1,000 jobs in the process, the farms are set to produce a total of 500MW of electricity using specially manufactured solar cells.

Irish solar farms with 500MW capacity announced in Danish collaboration

A joint Danish-Irish venture will spend €300m developing solar farms in Ireland. Creating 1,000 jobs in the process, the farms are set to produce a total of 500MW of electricity using specially manufactured solar cells.

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03 February 2020
CIT to lead €3.8m EU project to develop next-gen sensors for drones

CIT has been chosen to lead a new EU project with record funding to build tiny sensors for drones to monitor the environment. Funding for the project totals €3.8m, with CIT set to receive €1m.
 

CIT to lead €3.8m EU project to develop next-gen sensors for drones

CIT has been chosen to lead a new EU project with record funding to build tiny sensors for drones to monitor the environment. Funding for the project totals €3.8m, with CIT set to receive €1m.
 

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03 February 2020
Coláiste Choilm students win BTYSTE for research on gender stereotyping

The 56th winners of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition were Coláiste Choilm students Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, who conducted research on gender stereotyping in young children and created an initiative to combat gender bias.
 

Coláiste Choilm students win BTYSTE for research on gender stereotyping

The 56th winners of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition were Coláiste Choilm students Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, who conducted research on gender stereotyping in young children and created an initiative to combat gender bias.
 

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03 February 2020
Dublin start-up Pointy to be acquired by Google

Google plans to acquire Dublin start-up Pointy, which has created a device that automatically lists a bricks-and-mortar store’s inventory online so customers can find local products. Pointy has raised $19.2m since it was founded in 2014.
 

Dublin start-up Pointy to be acquired by Google

Google plans to acquire Dublin start-up Pointy, which has created a device that automatically lists a bricks-and-mortar store’s inventory online so customers can find local products. Pointy has raised $19.2m since it was founded in 2014.
 

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03 February 2020
Personio will launch in Ireland after $75m Series C

Following a $75m Series C funding round, Personio will launch in Ireland and the UK, opening a new London office to support this expansion. Since it launched in 2015, the HR platform has raised a total of $130m.
 

Personio will launch in Ireland after $75m Series C

Following a $75m Series C funding round, Personio will launch in Ireland and the UK, opening a new London office to support this expansion. Since it launched in 2015, the HR platform has raised a total of $130m.
 

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09 January 2020
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07 January 2020
NCAD and Tympany Medical consortium awarded €3.2m grant

NCAD is working with a consortium led by Galway-based medtech start-up Tympany Medical. Also working on the project are UCD’s Centre for Micro and Nano Manufacturing Technology (UCD-MNMT) and Shannon-based Gentian Services.

NCAD and Tympany Medical consortium awarded €3.2m grant

NCAD is working with a consortium led by Galway-based medtech start-up Tympany Medical. Also working on the project are UCD’s Centre for Micro and Nano Manufacturing Technology (UCD-MNMT) and Shannon-based Gentian Services.

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07 January 2020
Six Ireland-based researchers bag €12m in European funding

Six researchers in Ireland have secured a total of €12m in funding from the European Research Council.

Six Ireland-based researchers bag €12m in European funding

Six researchers in Ireland have secured a total of €12m in funding from the European Research Council.

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07 January 2020
Dáire Keogh confirmed as next DCU president

DCU professor of history Dáire Keogh will succeed incumbent DCU president Brian MacCraith on 13 July 2020.

Dáire Keogh confirmed as next DCU president

DCU professor of history Dáire Keogh will succeed incumbent DCU president Brian MacCraith on 13 July 2020.

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07 January 2020
Cork teacher names exoplanet and star after Irish mythical dogs

Irish folklore has gone interstellar after a Cork teacher was given the chance to name an exoplanet and its parent star after Bran and Tuiren. More than 360,000 proposals for names were received from more than 110 countries.

Cork teacher names exoplanet and star after Irish mythical dogs

Irish folklore has gone interstellar after a Cork teacher was given the chance to name an exoplanet and its parent star after Bran and Tuiren. More than 360,000 proposals for names were received from more than 110 countries.

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07 January 2020
Conor McGinn named in MIT’s Innovators Under 35 Europe 2019 list

The list recognises the most talented entrepreneurs from different countries who are developing new technologies to help solve the problems that affect modern society. McGinn and his team of engineers developed Stevie, a socially assistive robot.

Conor McGinn named in MIT’s Innovators Under 35 Europe 2019 list

The list recognises the most talented entrepreneurs from different countries who are developing new technologies to help solve the problems that affect modern society. McGinn and his team of engineers developed Stevie, a socially assistive robot.

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07 January 2020
2019’s Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year has been revealed

The Irish Research Council held its Researcher of the Year awards for 2019 last month to commend the very best of the council’s awardees and alumni working in academia, industry, civic society and the public sector.

2019’s Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year has been revealed

The Irish Research Council held its Researcher of the Year awards for 2019 last month to commend the very best of the council’s awardees and alumni working in academia, industry, civic society and the public sector.

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07 January 2020
N26 plans major Irish investment after reaching 100,000 users

Mobile bank N26 grew its Irish customer base by more than 152pc in 2019, and has plans for some major investments next year.

N26 plans major Irish investment after reaching 100,000 users

Mobile bank N26 grew its Irish customer base by more than 152pc in 2019, and has plans for some major investments next year.

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07 January 2020
Waterford start-up Kollect raises €1.76m in Swedish IPO

The start-up, which offers an on-demand service for rubbish collection, has raised €1.76m in its IPO, which the company decided to launch instead of seeking funding through more traditional start-up methods.

Waterford start-up Kollect raises €1.76m in Swedish IPO

The start-up, which offers an on-demand service for rubbish collection, has raised €1.76m in its IPO, which the company decided to launch instead of seeking funding through more traditional start-up methods.

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06 December 2019
Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs

6th December 2019, CORK - Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. 

Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs

6th December 2019, CORK - Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. 

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26 November 2019
Aon Assessment Solutions – Making job applications easier

From humble beginnings in Loughrea, Co Galway, Aon Assessment Solutions has taken its job application assessment software global.

Aon Assessment Solutions – Making job applications easier

From humble beginnings in Loughrea, Co Galway, Aon Assessment Solutions has taken its job application assessment software global.

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