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27 November 2020
NUIG to share €200,000 funding to develop rapid coronavirus-testing device

Researchers from NUI Galway and the University of Wyoming are developing a handheld device that could detect Covid-19 infection in 15 minutes.
 

NUIG to share €200,000 funding to develop rapid coronavirus-testing device

Researchers from NUI Galway and the University of Wyoming are developing a handheld device that could detect Covid-19 infection in 15 minutes.
 

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27 November 2020
JLR to help build mini ‘smart city’ in Shannon to test self-driving cars

Jaguar Land Rover will test autonomous car technology on a purpose-built, city-like track at a new Shannon facility.

JLR to help build mini ‘smart city’ in Shannon to test self-driving cars

Jaguar Land Rover will test autonomous car technology on a purpose-built, city-like track at a new Shannon facility.

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27 November 2020
Study finds Áras an Uachtaráin home to majority of Irish bat species

The grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin are “extremely diverse”, according to a new study, and home to 800 different species of plant, animal and fungus.

Study finds Áras an Uachtaráin home to majority of Irish bat species

The grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin are “extremely diverse”, according to a new study, and home to 800 different species of plant, animal and fungus.

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27 November 2020
WuXi Biologics making Dundalk a world leader in biologics manufacturing

WuXi Biologics is building the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing plant in Dundalk as part of a €325m investment.

WuXi Biologics making Dundalk a world leader in biologics manufacturing

WuXi Biologics is building the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing plant in Dundalk as part of a €325m investment.

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03 November 2020
Future Human 2020: Creating a sense of community in a divided world

Staying connected has been a challenge in 2020 as we’ve all come to realise the value of physical togetherness. But somehow Future Human managed to replicate that magic, writes Silicon Republic editor Elaine Burke.

Future Human 2020: Creating a sense of community in a divided world

Staying connected has been a challenge in 2020 as we’ve all come to realise the value of physical togetherness. But somehow Future Human managed to replicate that magic, writes Silicon Republic editor Elaine Burke.

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03 November 2020
IDA CEO says Ireland is ‘resilient’ in face of declining global FDI

With FDI showing a sharp global decline, IDA Ireland’s Martin Shanahan discussed the competitive challenges ahead with Ann O’Dea at Future Human 2020.

IDA CEO says Ireland is ‘resilient’ in face of declining global FDI

With FDI showing a sharp global decline, IDA Ireland’s Martin Shanahan discussed the competitive challenges ahead with Ann O’Dea at Future Human 2020.

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29 October 2020
WuXi Biologics making Dundalk a world leader in biologics manufacturing

WuXi Biologics is building the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing plant in Dundalk as part of a €325m investment.

WuXi Biologics making Dundalk a world leader in biologics manufacturing

WuXi Biologics is building the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing plant in Dundalk as part of a €325m investment.

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28 October 2020
Tallaght hospital’s ‘Leona’ robot surgeon completes first surgery

Following a €2m investment from donors, Tallaght University Hospital has completed its first robot-assisted surgery.

Tallaght hospital’s ‘Leona’ robot surgeon completes first surgery

Following a €2m investment from donors, Tallaght University Hospital has completed its first robot-assisted surgery.

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28 October 2020
IBM and Mastercard among partners of €11.1m Irish quantum project

A new €11.1m project has launched with the aim of uniting Ireland’s various quantum computer research groups.

IBM and Mastercard among partners of €11.1m Irish quantum project

A new €11.1m project has launched with the aim of uniting Ireland’s various quantum computer research groups.

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28 October 2020
Dublin’s Priothera raises €30m to develop leukaemia treatment

The funding will help the company progress the clinical development of therapies for acute myeloid leukaemia.

Dublin’s Priothera raises €30m to develop leukaemia treatment

The funding will help the company progress the clinical development of therapies for acute myeloid leukaemia.

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02 October 2020
RCSI partnership aims to advance predictive tests for common blood cancer

RCSI’s new partnership with Skyline Dx will combine genomics testing and next-generation sequencing tech with the goal of advancing predictive tests for multiple myeloma.

RCSI partnership aims to advance predictive tests for common blood cancer

RCSI’s new partnership with Skyline Dx will combine genomics testing and next-generation sequencing tech with the goal of advancing predictive tests for multiple myeloma.

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02 October 2020
First Irish winner named for prestigious international psychology award

An NUI Galway researcher is the first Irish recipient of the Herman Schaalma Award from the European Health Psychology Society.

First Irish winner named for prestigious international psychology award

An NUI Galway researcher is the first Irish recipient of the Herman Schaalma Award from the European Health Psychology Society.

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02 October 2020
Irish study claims bacteria could improve outcomes for flu patients

A study conducted by Cork-based researchers highlighted the potential role of bacteria in treating viruses.

Irish study claims bacteria could improve outcomes for flu patients

A study conducted by Cork-based researchers highlighted the potential role of bacteria in treating viruses.

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02 October 2020
ALS Loughrea celebrates 40 years of business

ALS Loughrea has celebrated its 40th year of business and is now a major employer in the Galway town with more than 200 employees.

ALS Loughrea celebrates 40 years of business

ALS Loughrea has celebrated its 40th year of business and is now a major employer in the Galway town with more than 200 employees.

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27 August 2020
VRAI secures €1.2m in funding to boost VR training tech during Covid-19

Seed funding for the company comes as it expects significant future demand for its virtual reality remote training technology.

VRAI secures €1.2m in funding to boost VR training tech during Covid-19

Seed funding for the company comes as it expects significant future demand for its virtual reality remote training technology.

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27 August 2020
TCD’s Dr Tomás Ryan makes history with Lister Institute Research Prize win

Dr Tomás Ryan is the first scientist in an Irish institution to win a research prize from the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine.

TCD’s Dr Tomás Ryan makes history with Lister Institute Research Prize win

Dr Tomás Ryan is the first scientist in an Irish institution to win a research prize from the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine.

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27 August 2020
UK-Irish consortium awarded £1.6m to research quantum thermodynamics

Researchers at TCD, Queen’s and Bristol will look to gain an understanding of quantum thermodynamics in the smallest possible engines.

UK-Irish consortium awarded £1.6m to research quantum thermodynamics

Researchers at TCD, Queen’s and Bristol will look to gain an understanding of quantum thermodynamics in the smallest possible engines.

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27 August 2020
PreSonus: How Cavan became home to a world leader in audio production

Since opening its first overseas facility in Cavan in 2012, audio production specialists PreSonus have gone from strength to strength.

PreSonus: How Cavan became home to a world leader in audio production

Since opening its first overseas facility in Cavan in 2012, audio production specialists PreSonus have gone from strength to strength.

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31 July 2020
Future Human will be first major international tech event to go hybrid this October

Future Human reveals plans for a full live event experience for virtual attendees anywhere in the world.

Future Human will be first major international tech event to go hybrid this October

Future Human reveals plans for a full live event experience for virtual attendees anywhere in the world.

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31 July 2020
EU tasks TU Dublin to help create ‘European University of Technology’

TU Dublin is one of eight universities chosen as part of an EU project that could lead to a European-wide model for third-level education.

EU tasks TU Dublin to help create ‘European University of Technology’

TU Dublin is one of eight universities chosen as part of an EU project that could lead to a European-wide model for third-level education.

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