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New funding announced to help the UK PEMD industry scale-up

    New funding announced to help the UK PEMD industry scale-up

Projects are being sought to share £5 million in funding and improve power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD) manufacturing supply chains in the UK. Run by Innovate UK the ‘PEMD

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100 new jobs and additional footprint expansion announced by ICS Medical Devices

    100 new jobs and additional footprint expansion announced by ICS Medical Devices

ICS Medical Devices, a leading catheter design & manufacturing services provider, has officially opened its new manufacturing and R&D facility in Galway. The company also announced plans to create 100

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UKRI unveils plan to deliver outstanding research and innovation

    UKRI unveils plan to deliver outstanding research and innovation

UKRI’s corporate plan demonstrates how the world-class research and innovation UKRI supports will drive economic, social, environmental and cultural benefits for all. The plan sets out how UK Research and

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Invest NI marks 20 years in business

    Invest NI marks 20 years in business

Invest Northern Ireland is marking 20 years of supporting business growth across Northern Ireland. Since establishing in 2002 Invest Northern Ireland has provided 66,000 offers of support to almost 15,000

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English SME manufacturers help cut 3,850 tonnes of CO2 through R&D programme

    English SME manufacturers help cut 3,850 tonnes of CO2 through R&D programme

SME manufacturers are helping cut 3,850 tonnes of CO2 emissions through a programme enabling business-university collaborations to tackle climate change. Eco-I North West, a large-scale research and development initiative, supports

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40 years of Medtronic in Ireland

    40 years of Medtronic in Ireland

IDA Ireland, together with Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar recently attended a 40-year celebration at Medtronic’s Parkmore facility in Galway where 200 Research & Development

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on the 13th of October 2022, will serve as a national forum for manufacturers

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Report outlines Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges

    Report outlines Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges

A new report sets out the long-term vision for how engineering research will help to tackle key challenges. In the UK, engineers have long been at the heart of technological

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Project SCENIC – £9 million project for Northern Ireland aerospace sector

    Project SCENIC – £9 million project for Northern Ireland aerospace sector

A major £9 million collaborative Research and Development project for the aerospace sector in Northern Ireland has been announced. ‘Project SCENIC’ is a collaboration between The Northern Ireland Technology Centre (NITC)

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Scotland’s new cybersecurity development hub opens at Abertay University

    Scotland’s new cybersecurity development hub opens at Abertay University

Scotland’s new home for cybersecurity research, innovation, and industry growth, Abertay cyberQuarter, has officially opened at Abertay University. The £18 million hub in Abertay University’s Annie Lamont Building has been jointly

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A digital future for the Scottish process industries with new technology centre

    A digital future for the Scottish process industries with new technology centre

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Group, operated by the University of Strathclyde, has announced that it will open a new technology centre in Ayrshire in partnership with North Ayrshire

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GSK to expand with $3.3 billion deal

    GSK to expand with $3.3 billion deal

GSK plc, the London-headquartered science-led global healthcare company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Affinivax Inc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, Boston, Massachusetts, for a $2.1

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Teagasc Researcher Diarmuid Sheehan receives International Dairy Foods Association Research award

    Teagasc Researcher Diarmuid Sheehan receives International Dairy Foods Association Research award

Diarmuid Sheehan, from the Teagasc Food Research programme, has been announced as the 2022 recipient of the International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing awarded by the

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Leading UK research facilities to move closer to net zero

    Leading UK research facilities to move closer to net zero

A leading, advanced robotics research centre is set to adopt a novel, in-house solution to tackling rising energy bills. The Institute for Safe Autonomy at the University of York plans

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TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

    TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

BioPharmaChem Skillnet has launched a new Virtual Reality (VR) Training programme developed for the Pharma Industry in collaboration with Technological University Dublin. Following the successful BioPharmaChem (BPC) Skillnet VR Training programme in

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SEAI announces call for energy research and innovation projects – €20 million funding to be invested in 2022

    SEAI announces call for energy research and innovation projects – €20 million funding to be invested in 2022

The Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) has announced a new round of Government funding for energy research and innovation. The call will support innovative energy Research Development and Demonstration (RD&D)

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and 26th of May – at the Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin. Incorporating a

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Intel to Invest Over €33 Billion for R&D and Manufacturing in EU With €12 Billion in Ireland

    Intel to Invest Over €33 Billion for R&D and Manufacturing in EU With €12 Billion in Ireland

Intel has announced the first phase of its plans to invest as much as 80 billion euros in the European Union over the next decade along the entire semiconductor value

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Ei Electronics Group Opens New Headquarters in Shannon

    Ei Electronics Group Opens New Headquarters in Shannon

Shannon-based Company Ei Electronics, which is one of Ireland’s leading indigenous electronics manufacturing and exporting companies, has officially opened its state-of-the-art new group headquarters on its existing campus. The company

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Analog Devices Invests €100 Million in Europe Operations with ADI Catalyst Launch

    Analog Devices Invests €100 Million in Europe Operations with ADI Catalyst Launch

Analog Devices, a leading global high-performance semiconductor company, will invest €100 million over the next three years in ADI Catalyst, a 100,000 sq ft custom-built facility for innovation and collaboration

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Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

    Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

A revolutionary company set to develop a new generation of greener vehicle batteries has chosen Sheffield as the location for a new Research & Development and manufacturing facility. The Ultimate

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Eurocell EMEA to invest $800 million in European Gigafactory

    Eurocell EMEA to invest $800 million in European Gigafactory

Anglo-Korean next-generation battery company Eurocell EMEA is set to build its first European Gigafactory producing proven, production-ready technologies by 2023. As the final phase of a 15-year, $100 million R&D programme,

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Pure Roast Coffee secures first GB supermarket deal worth £1 million

    Pure Roast Coffee secures first GB supermarket deal worth £1 million

Lisburn-based coffee roasting, packaging and distribution specialist, Pure Roast Coffee, has secured its first contract with a major retailer in Great Britain. The £1 million deal will see the company

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The Lab of the Future May Be Here Before We Know It

    The Lab of the Future May Be Here Before We Know It

Momentum for digital technologies in lab research is growing and was further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, causing teams to

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Dairy Processing Technology Centre signs MoU with VistaMilk paving the way for future dairy collaborations

    Dairy Processing Technology Centre signs MoU with VistaMilk paving the way for future dairy collaborations

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of Limerick and Teagasc will facilitate two leading dairy research centres –

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Invest NI describes 2020/21 as a year of business resilience

    Invest NI describes 2020/21 as a year of business resilience

Invest Northern Ireland has released its end of year results, including the final outturn against its four year business strategy

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New Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre

    New Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre

Dr Anne Marie Henihan, has been appointed as the new Centre Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC), the Enterprise

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Irish pharmaceutical company unveils €25 million investment

    Irish pharmaceutical company unveils €25 million investment

APC Ltd, the award-winning Irish pharmaceutical research and development company, is investing €25 million and creating 120 jobs through the

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Decom Engineering invests in R&D to win business in Europe and Malaysia

    Decom Engineering invests in R&D to win business in Europe and Malaysia

Decom Engineering Ltd, based at Cookstown in Northern Ireland, has invested in Research & Development (R&D) to create world first

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Varadis awarded €600,000 European Space Contract

    Varadis awarded €600,000 European Space Contract

Varadis Ltd, a Cork-based deep technology radiation detection company, has won a significant contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).

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Cloudsmith develops new software delivery platform

    Cloudsmith develops new software delivery platform

Belfast technology start-up Cloudsmith has invested over £800,000 in Research and Development (R&D) to develop a new software delivery platform.

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Setanta invests in R&D to win over £1 million of contracts in GB and France

    Setanta invests in R&D to win over £1 million of contracts in GB and France

Setanta Construction has won lucrative new contracts in GB and France following investment in Research & Development. The SME, which

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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

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Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

    Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

In normal times, manufacturers and retailers would now be setting up the supply, warehousing and transport contracts to ensure the

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SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

    SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

The co-director of the pharmaceutical research centre has received an SFI Infrastructure Award to build a facility with next-generation process

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Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

    Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

Face masks that allow people to work more safely in close proximity in Covid-rich environments such as intensive care units and meat

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This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

    This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

There was a time when the annual World’s Fair was the planet’s primary showcase for “the buildings of tomorrow.” People

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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

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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

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UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

    UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

July 1st 2020: UCC Innovation today announced EPI-RESTORE Technology is a most attractive prospect for Commercial Development. EPI-RESTORE is a cutting edge

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MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

    MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), a Mullingar-based manufacturing research centre, are working on innovative responses to the global demand for life-saving

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€3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

    €3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

North Leitrim and wider north west region are set to benefit from an investment of €3.7m in a new innovation,

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Output Sports Closes €1.3 Million Seed Investment Round

    Output Sports Closes €1.3 Million Seed Investment Round
Output Sports, a University College Dublin (UCD) sports technology spin-out, has closed a €1.3 million seed funding round. The funding round
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Glofox Shapes the Fitness Industry With New Belfast R&D Centre

    Glofox Shapes the Fitness Industry With New Belfast R&D Centre
Glofox, a Dublin fitness management software company, is investing in Northern Ireland for the first time. The company is creating a
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We Are Paradoxx Invests in R&D to Develop World’s First 3-in-1 Hair Tool

    We Are Paradoxx Invests in R&D to Develop World’s First 3-in-1 Hair Tool
Belfast-based haircare company, WE ARE PARADOXX, has developed the world’s first cordless 3-in-1 hair tool following significant investment in research
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New €10 Million Investment in Moorepark Technology

    New €10 Million Investment in Moorepark Technology
A new €10 million investment in Moorepark Technology Limited (MTL) has been officially opened in Fermoy, County Cork. The €10
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Government Investment in Research & Development Amounted to €808.1 Million in 2019

    Government Investment in Research & Development Amounted to €808.1 Million in 2019
Government spend on R&D was €765.7 million in 2018 which marks an increase of 3.6% in expenditure over the previous
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Firms Benefit From Over €1 Million R&D Funding Through Co-Innovate Programme

    Firms Benefit From Over €1 Million R&D Funding Through Co-Innovate Programme
Over one million Euro of investment in research and development has been awarded to companies involved in cross-border projects to
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Derry Software Firm in Poll Position in Great Britain

    Derry Software Firm in Poll Position in Great Britain
Modern Democracy, a leading elections software and services company based in Londonderry, has used Invest Northern Ireland support for Research
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Neurovalens Embarks on Second Ground-breaking R&D Project and Creates 22 New Jobs

    Neurovalens Embarks on Second Ground-breaking R&D Project and Creates 22 New Jobs

Belfast-based health tech company Neurovalens, a global leader of neuro-technology products, is embarking on the development of a ground-breaking medical

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Silicon Valley Tech Company Signifyd Opens Global R&D Centre in Northern Ireland

    Silicon Valley Tech Company Signifyd Opens Global R&D Centre in Northern Ireland

Signifyd, the market leader in guaranteed fraud protection, has announced its first-ever investment in Northern Ireland with a 150-person global

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New Global R&D Centre For Nestlé Opens in Ireland

    New Global R&D Centre For Nestlé Opens in Ireland

Nestlé has opened its first Research and Development Centre in Ireland at its existing manufacturing facility at Askeaton in County

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Ireland’s Ocean Energy Test Facility Opens

    Ireland’s Ocean Energy Test Facility Opens

Lir, Ireland’s ocean energy test facility, has been officially opened in Ringaskiddy, County Cork by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon

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EU Companies Increase Research Investments in Global Technological Race

    EU Companies Increase Research Investments in Global Technological Race

Companies in the European Union have increased their investment in research and development (R&D) for the eighth consecutive year, according

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Northern Ireland Business Expenditure in R&D Continues to Rise

    Northern Ireland Business Expenditure in R&D Continues to Rise

The 2017 Research and Development Statistical Bulletin on R&D expenditure by businesses in Northern Ireland shows a 4 per cent

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