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The Public Service Innovation Fund 2024 has been launched by Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD. This competitive fund aims to support innovative, technology-based projects from across the Public Service which provide better public services. Since 2019, the Public Service Innovation Fund has provided around €3.5 million in funding
Health News Technology
The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) hosted the opening of CONCEPT, a pioneering core facility dedicated to fostering innovation, collaboration, and cutting-edge early-stage biotherapy research.    The opening, attended by a range of delegates from academia, industry and government including Dr Ruth Freeman, Director, Science for Society,
Business News Technology
Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Dara Calleary, has chaired the first meeting of the Enterprise Digital Advisory Forum (EDAF) since its recent membership refresh. The EDAF will continue to support the government in driving the digitalisation of enterprise across Ireland. The forum brings together representatives of indigenous
Business News Technology
Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Neale Richmond, has congratulated the UCD project team following the historic launch of the first Irish satellite, EIRSAT-1. The Minister hailed the historic achievement by the UCD-based project which was undertaken as part of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) “Fly Your Satellite!” Programme, saying, “history has
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NomuPay, a modern end-to-end payment platform purpose built for expansion into regions of high cross-border and ecommerce growth, has acquired merchant services and bespoke payment processing solution provider, Total Processing. NomuPay has confirmed the deal is a mixture of stock and cash. The deal, which comes just months after NomuPay’s Series A funding announcement,
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SIRO and Vodafone have announced a connectivity partnership with Galway’s CREW, Creative Enterprise, and Innovation Hub, a new shared and own-door enterprise space for businesses in the creative digital enterprise sector that is scheduled to open in early 2024. CREW will join Vodafone-SIRO’s GigaBitHub Initiative, which provides world class Gigabit full fibre broadband
Health News Technology
A project led by researchers at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has received a total of €2.9m in funding from the European Innovation Council’s (EIC) Pathfinder programme to develop new materials and technologies for medical 3D bioprinting. The programme, which is highly competitive, provides support to research teams to research or develop an […]
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The Marie Keating Foundation has launched a groundbreaking new AR innovation ‘Filter Out Lung Cancer’ in partnership with Snapchat and Aleph, Snapchat’s certified official sales partner in Ireland, to help raise symptom awareness for Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November. In response to concerning statistics from newly commissioned research that revealed the
Education News Technology
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced funding of €1.3 million for the provision of new computers, laptops, iPads and other information and communication technology in public libraries across the country. The investment, under the Libraries Capital Programme, will assist our libraries in becoming more digitally inclusive.
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A first ever study of wartime deepfakes reveals their impact on news media and outlines implications for social media companies, media organisations and governments. Deepfakes are artificially manipulated audio-visual material. Most deepfake videos involve the production of a fake ‘face’ constructed by Artificial Intelligence, that is merged with an authentic video, in
Environment News Technology
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched a Sustainable Laboratories Certification Pilot Programme, led by SFI. The programme, in partnership with international non-profit organisation, My Green Lab, aims to bring best-in-class, sustainable research practices into Irish labs. This is a global first, as