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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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26 November 2019
SFI Awards reveal Ireland’s leading researchers for 2019

For his pioneering work in bioeconomy research, Prof Kevin O’Connor of UCD has been named SFI Researcher of the Year 2019.

SFI Awards reveal Ireland’s leading researchers for 2019

For his pioneering work in bioeconomy research, Prof Kevin O’Connor of UCD has been named SFI Researcher of the Year 2019.

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26 November 2019
Maynooth University to lead €21m project linking up tech for elderly care

Maynooth University has received funding to lead a European health research project called SHAPES.

Maynooth University to lead €21m project linking up tech for elderly care

Maynooth University has received funding to lead a European health research project called SHAPES.

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26 November 2019
Oireachtas committee calls for immediate Irish CERN membership

Scientists and politicians have put forward the case for Ireland to join CERN, the group behind the Large Hadron Collider.

Oireachtas committee calls for immediate Irish CERN membership

Scientists and politicians have put forward the case for Ireland to join CERN, the group behind the Large Hadron Collider.

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26 November 2019
New ‘Venus flytrap’ biosensors snap pollutants from the air

Unlike the famous plant that lures insects into its mouth to catch and consume them, new Venus flytrap-like biosensors developed by scientists at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are designed to trap something very different.

New ‘Venus flytrap’ biosensors snap pollutants from the air

Unlike the famous plant that lures insects into its mouth to catch and consume them, new Venus flytrap-like biosensors developed by scientists at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are designed to trap something very different.

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26 November 2019
28 Ireland-based researchers named among world’s elite scientists

A number of Ireland-based researchers can consider themselves the cream of the crop in 2019 following the publication of this year’s Web of Science Group list of 6,216 highly cited researchers from 60 different nations.

28 Ireland-based researchers named among world’s elite scientists

A number of Ireland-based researchers can consider themselves the cream of the crop in 2019 following the publication of this year’s Web of Science Group list of 6,216 highly cited researchers from 60 different nations.

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26 November 2019
Unexpected, epic badger journeys could shed light on bovine TB spread

While a protected species in Ireland, badgers can easily harbour and spread tuberculosis (TB), which can then spread to cattle. Each year, many cows are culled after picking up the disease, costing farmers millions of euro.

Unexpected, epic badger journeys could shed light on bovine TB spread

While a protected species in Ireland, badgers can easily harbour and spread tuberculosis (TB), which can then spread to cattle. Each year, many cows are culled after picking up the disease, costing farmers millions of euro.

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26 November 2019
Galway-based investigative intelligence firm Siren raises $10m

Investigative intelligence start-up Siren announced the closure of a $10m funding round including investment from DVI Equity Partners, a venture capital firm specialising in national security, enterprise software and AI, as well as Frontline Ventures, Atlantic Bridge and Enterprise Ireland.

Galway-based investigative intelligence firm Siren raises $10m

Investigative intelligence start-up Siren announced the closure of a $10m funding round including investment from DVI Equity Partners, a venture capital firm specialising in national security, enterprise software and AI, as well as Frontline Ventures, Atlantic Bridge and Enterprise Ireland.

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26 November 2019
Australia’s EML Payments snaps up Irish fintech for £226m

Brisbane-based EML Payments has entered into a bidding agreement to acquire Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) for an up-front value of £226m and an earn-out of up to £55m, subject to meeting certain earnings targets

Australia’s EML Payments snaps up Irish fintech for £226m

Brisbane-based EML Payments has entered into a bidding agreement to acquire Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) for an up-front value of £226m and an earn-out of up to £55m, subject to meeting certain earnings targets

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31 October 2019
Lionbridge serving the world from Ballina

From its Ballina facility, Lionbridge co-ordinates thousands of homeworkers across the globe who are constantly accessing sites, testing them for quality and ease of use.

Lionbridge serving the world from Ballina

From its Ballina facility, Lionbridge co-ordinates thousands of homeworkers across the globe who are constantly accessing sites, testing them for quality and ease of use.

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