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Commenting on the Labour Market Pulse, James O’Connor, Microsoft Ireland Site Lead and Vice President of Microsoft Global Operations Service Center, said, “Generative AI is a transformative technology that has significant potential to empower our workforce, enhance productivity and unlock exciting new business opportunities. Findings from the latest Labour Market Pulse
Demonstrating a commitment to innovation and technological advancement, Atlantic Technological University's (ATU) Innovation Hubs (iHubs) have achieved outstanding success within the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF), with its Galway iHub client companies securing €45.75m over the last five years, across twelve projects representing 12% of total funding awarded.
Business Sport
Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards will return to the 2024 National Ploughing Championships (NPC), and the competition is now open for entries. The Innovation Arena, which is hosted in partnership with the National Ploughing Association (NPA), is an annual exhibition platform showcasing cutting-edge solutions from Irish agritech companies and innovators to
Swoop, the fintech company, was recently named the winner of the 2023 Deloitte Fast 50 in Ireland ranking number one amongst the country’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies. Swoop is a global platform supporting businesses by bringing their data into one place to garner insights and be instantly matched to eligible finance, as well as assess their spending on cost
Business Culture News
Cork City was recently ranked very highly on FDI’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2024 awards. Beating off stiff competition in the highly competitive small city category, which includes well-established business cities like Geneva, Cambridge, Basel and Luxembourg. In addition to placing first for FDI strategy, Cork was placed: Topping the rankings for
Business Financial
The Central Bank has today (12 March 2024) published its first Quarterly Bulletin of 2024. On the launch of the Quarterly Bulletin, Robert Kelly, Director of Economics and Statistics said: “Global headwinds and domestic capacity constraints are affecting the growth of the Irish economy.  Disinflation has been significantly progressing and external price pressures have