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Cork County Council has launched a new road safety awareness programme called ‘Your Life – Your Choice’, using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology to stimulate a serious road accident. The programme is targeted at young drivers aged 16 to 25; the most vulnerable road users with passenger fatalities the highest in this age group. Mayor of […]
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SOTI is to make an initial investment of €20million, following their announcement today that the mobile operations company will be expanding its workforce to Galway. SOTI develop management solutions for business-critical mobility and the IoT. The company has committed to growing it’s operations in Ireland in the hope of creating a European tech hub. The […]
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KPMG and Google have partnered to offer cost effective tools that allow Irish businesses to improve customer experience and comply with GDPR through transformative business and operating models. This new alliance aims to transform businesses using Google technology such as natural language, data analytics, and Google’s cloud platform, combined with the expertise and
Feature Health Technology
Halo Business Angel Network has announced today that its MedTech Syndicate has led a €1.1million Series A funding round in Dublin-based start-up, OstoForm. Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) is an all-island umbrella group responsible for the development of business angel syndicates in Ireland. Business Angel Syndicates are groups of like-minded investors of high net
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The BIM In Practice Conference is a free event being held in The Westbury Hotel tomorrow morning. The event’s objective is to show how Building Information Modelling is giving companies in Ireland a competitive advantage. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is used across a range of industries to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain a variety of […]
Education News Technology
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has approved a digital investment package for public libraries across Ireland. Five libraries in Wexford will be distributing €221,000 between each other, and an additional contribution of €74,000 will be supplemented by Wexford County Council. This brings the total funding available for digital services and
Education Feature Housing News Technology
Cork will be launching an Exhibition of Age Friendly Housing Designs at Cork County Library on Monday 24th September. Cork County Council sponsored a site in Bantry Town for a Student Project in the Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE), UCC/CIT, to design an Age Friendly Housing Scheme. Age Friendly Projects look at housing designs, […]
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Arralis is a Limerick based technology company that specialise in Radio Frequency (RF) and wave technology. Excelling in proprietary antenna technology, and in pursuit of technical innovation, the company have developed a new electronically steerable Ka band antenna. The big news is: The European Space Agency want in. The company have just announced today that […]
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A showcase of successful innovators and supporters of local innovation, Mayo Ideas Week is a week-long entrepreneurial series aimed at inspiring new and existing businesses in Mayo. This is a collaborative project by Nuálann Mhaigheo/Mayo Ideas Lab that helps inspire creativity within businesses, and converts original ideas to authentic products and services. The ‘Ideas
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. […]
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There have been a series of concerted steps, particularly in the last half decade, to drive adaptation and acceptance of the opportunities afforded by Building Information Modelling to the broader construction environment. The Irish Construction Sector forms an increasingly important component of the overall Irish economy and according to the Building Information Modelling