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Health News
Government initiative, Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI), is today making a national call – both focussed and open – to companies, start-ups and SMEs who have innovative products or services that are at pre-commercial, demonstration or late development phase and have the potential to significantly impact healthcare. The annual HIHI call brings finalists together for a
Business News
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has sought governmental approval to draft a bill placing a 5-year minimum expiry date on gift cards, she announced recently. Even though gift card expiration dates are typically covered under consumer protection laws, this will be the first legislation of its kind to specifically address them. […]
Housing News Technology
Futurologist Dr. Ian Pearson has big expectations for the future of construction. Now, in a new report commissioned by Virgin StartUp and Colmore Tang Construction, Dr. Pearson shares some of the potential changes to come. Dr. Pearson’s proposed future is environmentally friendly and efficient, featuring roofs made from recycled plastic bottles and 3D printed walls. […]
News
Inspirefest 2018 will be held from 21-22 June in Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.The two-day festival and conference brings together experts on STEM, the arts, blockchain technology and accessibility, among many other themes. Hosted by Silicon Republic, Inspirefest is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees from 30 countries and approximately 60 speakers. A majority