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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 […]
Health News Technology
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.
Education News Technology
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
Business News Technology
A geospatial tech spinout company from the ADAPT SFI Research Centre at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), ai mapit, has launched into the global geographic information systems (GIS) market with its revolutionary geotagging solution. Based on groundbreaking research in deep learning and computer vision, ai mapit technology uses novel statistical and image processing techniques
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Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement, eGovernment, Communications and the Circular Economy Ossian Smyth, and Juhan Lepassaar, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Cyber Security (ENISA) launched a public awareness campaign for October’s European Cyber Security Month. The campaign focuses on the positive steps the public can
Business News Technology
A team of researchers at Trinity College Dublin has secured €365,000 in funding to develop an AI-driven platform to address failings in ethics and compliance that are causing large multinational companies to suffer huge losses every year due to fraud, corruption and unethical behaviour. IntegrityIQ will be a spin-out of Trinity Business School, a top-ranking […]
Business News Technology
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched the 2022 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) annual report. Demonstrating how public investment in RD&I is building resilience for Ireland’s research and innovation ecosystem, the report highlights that from a base investment of €213 million, SFI leveraged a further
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Minister for Further and Higher Education, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, joined Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to launch Science Week 2023, announcing €650,000 in funding for festivals and events happening throughout the week. Taking place from 12th-19th November, the theme for Science Week 2023 is ‘Human?’, which asks people to consider what it means to
Council Partners News Technology
Building on the success of the Microsoft Dream Space Showcase schools event held at Microsoft Ireland’s Leopardstown campus in Dublin last June, Meath County Council, in collaboration with Microsoft Dream Space and OurKidsCode, is inviting schools in County Meath to participate in an exciting National Schools Programme for the 2023-2024 academic year, with the