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Plotting the future of industrial technology on the edge of Mullingar

    Plotting the future of industrial technology on the edge of Mullingar

In an abandoned former cigarette plant on the edge of Mullingar, a group of researchers is plotting the future of Irish industrial technology. The repurposing of the old Imperial Tobacco

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New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

    New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace, has launched a professional development programme for life science companies to build a culture of creative thinking for digital transformation. The course will be offered online

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Zimmer distributes PPE to schools

    Zimmer distributes PPE to schools

A SHANNON medical manufacturing company has provided an information night for schools with practical advice on Covid-19 safety measures for the return of students and staff at the end of

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AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

    AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) researchers have received €2 million from Enterprise Ireland’s Capital Fund for highly specialist equipment this past year.   Building on the phenomenal success of last

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Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

    Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking medical technologies. Three projects aimed at improving heart health and

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SPRINT 2020 Launched by Gateway UCC to Support Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

    SPRINT 2020 Launched by Gateway UCC to Support Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
SPRINT 2020, which is designed to support early stage start-ups, entrepreneurs and UCC-based researchers has been launched. Participants will now benefit from support and knowledge on leading Technology Start-ups, which
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Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift

    Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift
Dublin City University and Combilift, the largest global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts and an acknowledged leader in long load handling solutions, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further
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Microsoft to Establish Cyber Security Centre in Belfast

    Microsoft to Establish Cyber Security Centre in Belfast
Microsoft has chosen Northern Ireland as the location for a new Cyber Security Centre which will see the creation of up to 85 new jobs in Belfast. The Department for
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Applications Open For Accenture’s Women in Data Science Accelerator Programme

    Applications Open For Accenture’s Women in Data Science Accelerator Programme
Accenture has announced the return of its award-winning Women in Data Science Accelerator for the second year. The six-week evening programme is free to attend and combines industry-led lectures, hands-on workshops and
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€21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre

    €21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre
The Government has announced Enterprise Ireland funding of €7.2 million, over five years, for Food for Health Ireland, a Technology Centre based in University College Dublin (UCD) that aims to
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UCD Wins Two Knowledge Transfer Ireland 2019 Impact Awards

    UCD Wins Two Knowledge Transfer Ireland 2019 Impact Awards
University College Dublin, through NovaUCD, has won two Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) 2019 Impact Awards. The annual KTI Impact Awards, in five categories, recognise significant achievements in knowledge transfer and
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The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

    The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto
Obesity “represents the greatest single threat to the health and wellbeing of children in Ireland today and drastic action is needed to protect them.” This is the main message of
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Ireland’s Changing Financial Services Sector Will Force Major Changes to Third-level Degree Courses

    Ireland’s Changing Financial Services Sector Will Force Major Changes to Third-level Degree Courses
The rapid growth in sustainable finance will require major changes to the make-up of third-level business and finance degree courses and professional finance qualifications, to embed the required skills to
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Putting the Science into Irish Beer and Spirits With a Brewing and Distilling Degree

    Putting the Science into Irish Beer and Spirits With a Brewing and Distilling Degree
The Irish brewing and distilling industry has undergone a resurgence in recent years as global consumer demand for novel beverages has increased. In response, Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) introduced
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Maynooth University Receives €25 Million Capital Grant From Government For New ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

    Maynooth University Receives €25 Million Capital Grant From Government For New ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

Maynooth University has welcomed a capital grant of €25 million from Government for a major new building project to support the University’s rapidly growing student population. The €25 million contribution

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Students Developing Carpooling Solution Win UCD’s 2019 Start-Up Programme For Young Entrepreneurs

    Students Developing Carpooling Solution Win UCD’s 2019 Start-Up Programme For Young Entrepreneurs

MLN (pronounced ‘Melon’), an early-stage University College Dublin (UCD) student venture, has been declared overall winner of the 2019 UCD Start-up Stars Programme and has won a €3,000 cash prize.

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Trinity College Dublin Crowned 2019 Enactus Ireland Champions

    Trinity College Dublin Crowned 2019 Enactus Ireland Champions

Enactus TCD were crowned the winners of the Enactus Ireland National Competition which took place recently in Chartered Accountants House, Dublin 2. The Enactus Ireland National Competition saw colleges from 10 HEI’s across the country compete

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Support For Ireland’s Ambition to Increase the Number of Companies Exporting to the Eurozone

    Support For Ireland’s Ambition to Increase the Number of Companies Exporting to the Eurozone

Google has launched a new Grow with Google programme in Ireland which will see the company train more than 8,000 SMEs through workshops across Ireland and through partnerships with State

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Bord Bia and Trainline CEO’s Honoured as UCD Business Alumni of the Year 2019

    Bord Bia and Trainline CEO’s Honoured as UCD Business Alumni of the Year 2019

Tara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Bia, and Clare Gilmartin, CEO of Trainline, were both honoured at the recent UCD Business Alumni of the Year 2019 awards dinner at the InterContinental Hotel,

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Derry is the Most Exposed Region in Ireland Post-Brexit

    Derry is the Most Exposed Region in Ireland Post-Brexit

The newly appointed Chair of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Ireland has said that Derry is hugely dependent on a dynamic cross border economy and with its

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€760 Million Raised by NovaUCD Supported Companies Over the Last 15 Years

    €760 Million Raised by NovaUCD Supported Companies Over the Last 15 Years

University College Dublin (UCD) has announced the results of its latest survey of companies supported through NovaUCD, the University’s Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, since it opened 15 years

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Skillnet Ireland Wins Big at Top Digital Awards 2019

    Skillnet Ireland Wins Big at Top Digital Awards 2019

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning, won big at the recent 2019 Digital Media Awards , picking up the award for Best

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Coca-Cola and Enterprise Ireland Celebrate Graduates of 2018 Thrive Project

    Coca-Cola and Enterprise Ireland Celebrate Graduates of 2018 Thrive Project

Coca-Cola and Enterprise Ireland recently celebrated the graduation of the third cohort of the Thrive Project. The eight ambitious Irish companies were honoured for completing the six-month leadership programme, an

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DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

    DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

Over 250 million journeys were taken by passengers on Irish public transport services in 2017, and with the population set to

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€100 Million Investment For Four Capital Developments at Trinity College Dublin

    €100 Million Investment For Four Capital Developments at Trinity College Dublin

Teaching, research and student accommodation at Trinity College Dublin will be transformed over the next two years with the backing

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New Head of ACCA Ireland

    New Head of ACCA Ireland

Caitriona Allis (pictured) has been appointed as the new Head of ACCA Ireland (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Caitriona

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DCU to Represent Ireland on Global Stage at Enactus World Cup

    DCU to Represent Ireland on Global Stage at Enactus World Cup

Student social entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and Enactus alumni from across the country gathered recently in Bank of Ireland, Grand

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New Online Course Targets Irish Food Start-ups

    New Online Course Targets Irish Food Start-ups

A new ‘Digital School of Food’ has been launched, aimed at enabling food start-ups to grow and succeed. An initiative

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New €6.5 Million Development Project to Expand NovaUCD’s Capacity to House Start-ups

    New €6.5 Million Development Project to Expand NovaUCD’s Capacity to House Start-ups

NovaUCD, the University’s Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, is set to expand its capacity to house early-stage start-ups by over

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GMIT IHUB Extension Work Commences

    GMIT IHUB Extension Work Commences

The first sod has been turned on the site of the new extension to GMIT’s Innovation Hub (iHub) at the

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Next Generation Data Centre Education Programs Released

    Next Generation Data Centre Education Programs Released

CNet Training, the global leader in technical education for the data centre and network infrastructure sectors, has released new industry

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DIT Launches Innovative Part-Time Learning Opportunities For Brewing & Distilling Industry

    DIT Launches Innovative Part-Time Learning Opportunities For Brewing & Distilling Industry

For centuries, Ireland has been a leader in the brewing and distilling industry with several home-grown brands synonymous with the

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Grand Canal Innovation District Planned For Dublin

    Grand Canal Innovation District Planned For Dublin

A far-reaching plan for the creation of the Grand Canal Innovation District in Dublin has been launched. The proposal from

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DCU Launches Ireland’s First Centre of Excellence For Diversity & Inclusion

    DCU Launches Ireland’s First Centre of Excellence For Diversity & Inclusion

Ireland’s first Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion has been launched at Dublin City University. The DCU Centre of Excellence for

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Students from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Scoop Top Prize at Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards 2018

    Students from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Scoop Top Prize at Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards 2018

Elaine Leahy, David O’Donovan, Daniel Crowley, Ryan Breen, Michael Ahern, Brian Fitzpatrick and Colm Nicholl, students from Cork Institute of

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DCU Crowned 2018 Enactus Ireland Champions

    DCU Crowned 2018 Enactus Ireland Champions

Enactus Dublin City University were crowned the winners of the recent Enactus Ireland National Competition which took place in Chartered Accountants House, Dublin

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The Interconnected Era – Shaping Your Digital Transformation Strategy

    The Interconnected Era – Shaping Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, will host an event at 14:00 on Thursday, 28th June in Quay 14, Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin 1 to

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RWL Expands Education Offering in Dublin

    RWL Expands Education Offering in Dublin

Representing leading manufacturers in the data, security and telecoms market in Ireland, RWL, has entered an agreement to allow delivery

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Datapac Celebrates 150th Work Placement Student and Extends Programme

    Datapac Celebrates 150th Work Placement Student and Extends Programme

Datapac, the Irish technology solutions and services provider, has announced that 150 students have now participated in its work placement

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Datapac and Swappsi Streamline Services and Cut Costs For Ireland’s Education and Training Boards

    Datapac and Swappsi Streamline Services and Cut Costs For Ireland’s Education and Training Boards

Datapac, Ireland’s leading technology solutions and services provider, has announced that, together with its software partner Swappsi, it has developed

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Government Announces €29.6 Million Investment in Frontier Research

    Government Announces €29.6 Million Investment in Frontier Research

The Government has announced a €29.6 million investment by the Irish Research Council in “frontier research” projects. Thirty-six researchers will

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Irish Technology Sector Has Overtaken Agriculture

    Irish Technology Sector Has Overtaken Agriculture

With 130,000 people now employed, the technology sector has overtaken agriculture as Ireland’s largest industry, according to Ken Finnegan (pictured

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Food Industry Veteran Jim Corbett Appointed Director of Food Institute UCC

    Food Industry Veteran Jim Corbett Appointed Director of Food Institute UCC

University College Cork has announced the appointment of Jim Corbett (pictured) as Director of the Food Institute UCC, which will

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Emerson Collaborates With NIBRT to Help Upskill Ireland’s Biopharma Workforce

    Emerson Collaborates With NIBRT to Help Upskill Ireland’s Biopharma Workforce

Emerson is providing automation software and systems valued at US$ 1 million (approximately €820,000) to Ireland’s National Institute of Bioprocessing

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Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition – 14th March 2018 – CityWest, Dublin

    Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition – 14th March 2018 – CityWest, Dublin

The 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition, being held on Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at the Citywest Convention Centre,

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AMI Partners With YSI and Donates €30,000 of IT Equipment

    AMI Partners With YSI and Donates €30,000 of IT Equipment

AMI, Ireland’s leading secure IT retirement company, has announced a new sponsorship with Young Social Innovators (YSI) which includes an initial

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£70,000 Rainwater Garden Completed at Clandeboye Primary School!

    £70,000 Rainwater Garden Completed at Clandeboye Primary School!

NI Water, the Department for Infrastructure, Education Authority and the Department of Education have announced that an innovative new rainwater

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TERMINALFOUR Secures €4.2 Million in New Business Wins in 2017

    TERMINALFOUR Secures €4.2 Million in New Business Wins in 2017

TERMINALFOUR, the leading provider of Digital Marketing and Web Content Management Solutions to higher education, won €4.2 million worth of

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€60 Million Backing For NUI Galway Campus Development

    €60 Million Backing For NUI Galway Campus Development

The European Investment Bank will provide €60 million towards development of the NUI Galway campus. The first ever loan to

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Irish Women More Likely to Have a Third-level Qualification Than Men

    Irish Women More Likely to Have a Third-level Qualification Than Men

The Central Statistics Office has published ‘Women and Men in Ireland 2016′ which presents over 70 indicators that identify important

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NUI Galway is Named University of the Year

    NUI Galway is Named University of the Year

NUI Galway has been named The Sunday Times University of the Year. Trinity College Dublin is the runner-up in The Sunday Times Good University Guide

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TERMINALFOUR Survey Reveals Disparities in Digital Investment Among Higher Education Institutions

    TERMINALFOUR Survey Reveals Disparities in Digital Investment Among Higher Education Institutions

TERMINALFOUR, the digital marketing and web content management platform for higher education, has announced results of its Global Higher Education

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56% of higher education institutions will struggle to meet recruitment targets due to visa/travel restrictions

    56% of higher education institutions will struggle to meet recruitment targets due to visa/travel restrictions

TERMINALFOUR, the digital marketing and web content management platform for higher education, has announced the results of its 2017 ‘Global

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UCD ranked 75th in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018

    UCD ranked 75th in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018

The QS World University Rankings have published their Graduate Employability Rankings for the coming year (2018) and place UCD 75th globally and

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€5 million bespoke Executive Development Centre opening at UCD Smurfit School

    €5 million bespoke Executive Development Centre opening at UCD Smurfit School

A new €5 million bespoke Executive Development Centre has been opened by Dr. Michael WJ Smurfit at UCD Smurfit School,

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PayPal completes financial education workshops for 400 students

    PayPal completes financial education workshops for 400 students

PayPal has announced the successful completion of a series of financial education workshops for secondary school students in partnership with

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12 of 38 Fulbright Awards go to UCD students, scholars and professionals

    12 of 38 Fulbright Awards go to UCD students, scholars and professionals

‌The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD has announced 38 new Fulbright Irish Awardees for 2017-2018. Twelve

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