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01 August 2018

Waterford will play an important part in Europe’s agritech development after WIT was named as coordinator of the new €20m SmartAgriHubs project.

Waterford to play key role in agritech sector as part of €20m EU project

Waterford will play an important part in Europe’s agritech development after WIT was named as coordinator of the new €20m SmartAgriHubs project.

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01 August 2018

It appears as if Meath is in the midst of a golden age of archaeological discovery after the unearthing of a 5,500-year-old megalithic passage tomb at Dowth Hall.

Amazing ‘find of a lifetime’ unearths 5,500-year-old megalithic tomb in Meath

It appears as if Meath is in the midst of a golden age of archaeological discovery after the unearthing of a 5,500-year-old megalithic passage tomb at Dowth Hall.

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01 August 2018

Though missing out on the elusive win, the ‘scrappy Irish team’ of Éirloop was rewarded for its efforts with an innovation prize.

Irish Hyperloop team Éirloop nabs innovation prize at SpaceX pod competition

Though missing out on the elusive win, the ‘scrappy Irish team’ of Éirloop was rewarded for its efforts with an innovation prize.

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01 August 2018

Irish energy tech firm UrbanVolt has signed a €55m funding deal with UK investment company Low Carbon in the biggest deal of its kind to date.

UrbanVolt sparks upon a €55m funding deal with UK investor Low Carbon

Irish energy tech firm UrbanVolt has signed a €55m funding deal with UK investment company Low Carbon in the biggest deal of its kind to date.

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01 August 2018

Loci Orthopaedics has raised €2.75m in funding for a new clinically proven solution to address the increasing unmet need for thumb base joint arthritis.

Thumbs up for Loci as NUI Galway medtech spin-out raises €2.75m

Loci Orthopaedics has raised €2.75m in funding for a new clinically proven solution to address the increasing unmet need for thumb base joint arthritis.

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01 August 2018

A team of engineering students that built the most efficient vehicle possible, the Geec, has come first in a competition for technical innovation.

Irish ultra-efficient vehicle stuns Europe to seal award win

A team of engineering students that built the most efficient vehicle possible, the Geec, has come first in a competition for technical innovation.

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01 August 2018

Ireland’s first dedicated technological university was formally announced last month at Grangegorman in Dublin by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD.

Dublin set to get a brand new technological university

Ireland’s first dedicated technological university was formally announced last month at Grangegorman in Dublin by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD.

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01 August 2018

A breakthrough Irish study suggests that a popular method for deciding the colour of ancient dinosaurs might be totally wide of the mark.

Discovery forces us to totally rethink how we determine colour of dinosaurs

A breakthrough Irish study suggests that a popular method for deciding the colour of ancient dinosaurs might be totally wide of the mark.

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24 July 2018

The newest drugs emerging in the market for gene and cell therapy as well as disposables have become the focus area for U.S. bioprocessing firms, many of whom have been moving some production overseas -- particularly to Europe. But while single-use products have advantages in production costs and turnaround time, there are also some challenges for American biopharma companies in choosing their optimal overseas location.

How to Address the Challenges in Choosing an International Single-Use Manufacturing Location

The newest drugs emerging in the market for gene and cell therapy as well as disposables have become the focus area for U.S. bioprocessing firms, many of whom have been moving some production overseas -- particularly to Europe. But while single-use products have advantages in production costs and turnaround time, there are also some challenges for American biopharma companies in choosing their optimal overseas location.

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26 June 2018

Our cities are awash with hidden gold, quite literally, as a number of academic and institutional bodies unite for a new urban mining project.

Latest ‘urban mining’ tech to be piloted in Ireland under €1.4m scheme

Our cities are awash with hidden gold, quite literally, as a number of academic and institutional bodies unite for a new urban mining project.

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26 June 2018

A fungi-produced pigment used in woodwork for hundreds of years could, in fact, turn out to be an incredibly capable semiconducting material.

Ancient pigment’s mysterious, electrifying power was hidden for centuries

A fungi-produced pigment used in woodwork for hundreds of years could, in fact, turn out to be an incredibly capable semiconducting material.

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26 June 2018

Universities of Sanctuary DCU and UL will offer a range of courses for refugees and asylum seekers in Ireland.

DCU and UL announce refugee scholarship schemes

Universities of Sanctuary DCU and UL will offer a range of courses for refugees and asylum seekers in Ireland.

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26 June 2018

A new paediatric academic unit, the first of its kind in Ireland, has been unveiled at UCC and it promises to shape young children’s healthcare in the years to come.

New €5m paediatric academic unit to scale up Irish research at UCC

A new paediatric academic unit, the first of its kind in Ireland, has been unveiled at UCC and it promises to shape young children’s healthcare in the years to come.

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26 June 2018

The wondrous capabilities of CRISPR in editing out the Huntington’s gene for future generations won over the judges at this year’s Researchfest pitch event at Inspirefest.

Researchfest 2018 winner using CRISPR to delete Huntington’s disease

The wondrous capabilities of CRISPR in editing out the Huntington’s gene for future generations won over the judges at this year’s Researchfest pitch event at Inspirefest.

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26 June 2018

One of Ireland’s most historic observatories has joined an illustrious list of famous sites thanks to the work of genius mathematician William Rowan Hamilton.

Irish observatory joins Einstein’s house on list of major historical sites

One of Ireland’s most historic observatories has joined an illustrious list of famous sites thanks to the work of genius mathematician William Rowan Hamilton.

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26 June 2018

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Linked Finance has obtained €50m in backing from Portugal-based digital bank Banco BNI Europa. The digital bank will deploy up to €5m over a two-year period to lend to Irish SMEs.

Linked Finance secures €50m in backing from Portuguese digital bank

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Linked Finance has obtained €50m in backing from Portugal-based digital bank Banco BNI Europa. The digital bank will deploy up to €5m over a two-year period to lend to Irish SMEs.

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26 June 2018

Groupe Renault subsidiary RCI (Renault Crédit International) Bank and Services has made a strategic investment in iCabbi, a Dublin-based start-up behind an innovative taxi fleet dispatch platform.

Renault firm makes strategic investment in Irish start-up iCabbi

Groupe Renault subsidiary RCI (Renault Crédit International) Bank and Services has made a strategic investment in iCabbi, a Dublin-based start-up behind an innovative taxi fleet dispatch platform.

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22 May 2018

The most powerful space telescopes on Earth have discovered traces of a common gas incredibly far into deep space, and that changes what we know about the Big Bang.
 

Shocking detection in deep space is the ‘holy grail’ for cosmologists

The most powerful space telescopes on Earth have discovered traces of a common gas incredibly far into deep space, and that changes what we know about the Big Bang.
 

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22 May 2018

A team of neuroscientists has managed to find a way to transfer memories from one individual to another via injection, but only in snails so far.
 

Amazing breakthrough shows transfer of memories is possible

A team of neuroscientists has managed to find a way to transfer memories from one individual to another via injection, but only in snails so far.
 

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22 May 2018

Attempting to secure an organ or limb donation can be a challenging ordeal for a patient, but a major breakthrough could help get them an artificial one much quicker.

We just took a massive step towards growing human limbs in the lab

Attempting to secure an organ or limb donation can be a challenging ordeal for a patient, but a major breakthrough could help get them an artificial one much quicker.

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