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The Innovation hub to address Ireland’s water infrastructure is located in the Nimbus Centre, Cork Institute of Technology.  The Water Systems and Services Innovation Centre (WSSIC) is a joint venture between Cork City Council, Cork County Council and the Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology. The WSSIC is tasked with modernising Ireland’s water infrastructure by
Business Technology
TDs will return to the Dáil to debate the European Commission’s 150-page ruling that Ireland granted Apple illegal State aid. The Dáil was recalled early for the debate after the Government said it would the appeal the ruling, which is confidential and TDs have not seen. Last night, they were given a 16-page Department of […]
Technology
NuTonomy beats Uber in race to launch world’s first driverless taxi service. The world’s first self-driving taxis have begun picking up passengers in Singapore. Select members of the public can hail a free ride through their smartphones in taxis operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software start-up. While multiple companies, including Google and Volvo, have […]
Technology
Plans to develop an ‘International Technology Startup & Scaleup Hub’ in Kells are well underway with development works on the initial phase due to start next week. The Kells Tech Hub, which will be located in the Kells Enterprise & Technology Centre in the Kells Business Park, will foster collaboration between the state agencies, universities, […]
Technology
Sensors, streetlights, bike lanes and phone apps are just a part of what is becoming the new urban landscape. Pauline Riordan of Dublinked and Aidan O’Riordan of Cork City Council talk to the Council Journal about Smart Cities and how technology is changing Ireland’s biggest urban centres. There is a strange disparity between government and […]
Technology
Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to attract tech workers to Ireland, has been launched. The initiative will brand Ireland as a top destination for careers in the technology sector. The initiative, which cost €1.9m, was funded by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and will be delivered in partnership with Enterprise Ireland, IDA […]
Technology
Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens in Tramore celebrate their first anniversary this summer. The gardens, which opened in June 2015, were dedicated to the eminent Irish-Greek writer, Lafcadio Hearn, who had childhood associations with Tramore, and who is renowned for his work on Japan. The project first began in 2014 when Tramore Development Trust County Waterford […]
Technology
Ireland’s National Broadband Plan, which aims to deliver high-speed broadband to rural homes and businesses by 2020, is set to begin its procurement process next week. The ambitious plan will cost between €300m – €500m, and is being spearheaded by Communications Minister Alex White TD. The funds will be allocated to operators that pledge to […]
Technology
Researchers in Leeds are pioneering a £4.2 million project to create the first self-repairing city. The system they envision will consist of autonomous repair robots that will monitor streets and drainage systems, making any repairs to the city infrastructure that are needed, without any human involvement. They hope that the system will be fully functional […]
Technology
It was an historic day at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) on Friday past at the Topping Out ceremony of the North West Regional Science Park project. This marks another positive step in terms of the development of Innovation Centres in Ireland’s Higher Education campuses with LYIT’s Business Innovation Centre opening over 25 years ago. […]
Technology
The payment for services of local governments is increasingly taking place online by both businesses, residents and council customers. The advent of E-day on the 19th September, where payments made by councils to suppliers will be exclusively electronic, is the culmination of this. But not a day goes by without news of a significant security […]