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I-Form Uses 3D Printing to Bridge Personal Protective Equipment Gaps in Fight Against COVID-19

I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (www.i-form.ie), is using its expertise in additive manufacturing (3D printing) to provide much-needed PPE (personal protective equipment) to frontline staff working across ...
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InvoiceFair Trading Platform Enables Cosmetic Creations to Significantly Ramp up Production of Hand Sanitisers in Ireland

InvoiceFair (https://invoicefair.com), which runs an innovative receivables trading platform, has supported leading Irish manufacturer Cosmetic Creations in accessing working capital to enable it to significantly ramp up production of hand ...
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PFS Closes Deal to Complete Acquisition by EML

Photo: Back row, left to right; Paul Wenk, Group General Counsel at EML, Valerie Moran, Head of Operations & Client Relations at PFS, Tom Cregan, Managing Director & Group CEO ...
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University College Dublin Professor of English Awarded €2.5 million in European Research Funding for Study of Migration and Culture in Victorian Britain

Professor Gerardine Meaney, an expert on the application of new digital methodologies to humanities research at University College Dublin (UCD), has today been awarded a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) ...
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Akkure Covid-19 self-assessment test indicates more than 4.4% of users may need to be tested

New figures show that the COVIDMedBot, the free self-assessment tool, has now been taken 30,000 times, with 5,000 repeat tests commenced. The assessment results indicate that more than 4.4% of ...
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Over 5,000 People Avail of COVIDMedBot COVID-19 Risk Assessment in Two Days

Within the first 2 days of the launch of the free COVID-19 ‘COVIDMedBot’, over 5,000 people visited the website to avail of the personal risk assessment. 86% of these were ...
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CeADAR Offers its Artificial Intelligence Expertise to Help in Fight Against COVID-19

CeADAR, Ireland’s National Centre for Applied Data Analytics and Machine Intelligence, has offered its expert scientists and researchers to help companies, government agencies, medical centres or charities in the fight ...
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Engineering sector must continue to play critical role to support frontline health workers in COVID-19 pandemic, says Engineers Ireland Director General

The engineering sector must continue to develop new innovations and solutions to support the vital work of frontline healthcare staff in the challenge against the Covid-19 pandemic, Engineers Ireland’s Director ...
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Akkure, an Irish Digital Health Start-up, Launches ‘COVIDMedBot’

Akkure, an Irish digital health start-up, has launched the ‘COVIDMedBot’, an online personalised risk assessment and guideline tool for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Akkure is based at NovaUCD, the ...
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Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at the 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

Pictured at NovaUCD are members of the Vivid Edge team; Tracy O’Rourke, CEO; Eimear Cahalin, CFO and Paul Boylan, Technical Director. Vivid Edge, the energy efficiency specialist company, has been ...
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PFS & EML Payments Primed to Assist Governments & NGOs with Coronavirus Payment Disbursement Requirements

Today, Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) along with EML Payments (EML) has stated that it is strategically positioned to help local and central governments and non-governmental organisations with the distribution of ...
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TG4 releases its first ever podcast today on Spotify – Brought to you by BLOCTG4

In the first ever podcast series by TG4, Micheál Ó Ciaraidh will chat with well-know Gaeilgeoirí about all the important things in life, internet trolling, the price of a pint, ...
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CAO: Engineers Ireland welcomes 6% growth in preference for engineering courses

Engineers Ireland has today welcomed growth in the numbers of students who have selected honours degree engineering courses at third-level. According to statistics reported by the Central Applications Office (CAO), ...
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Initiative Ireland Signs Principles for Responsible Investment & Appoints a Chief Investment Officer as Part of European Expansion Strategy

Pictured at NovaUCD are Declan O’Brien, Chief Investment Officer, Initiative Ireland and Padraig W Rushe, CEO, Initiative Ireland Initiative Ireland the property finance and impact investment specialist, today announced that it has ...
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Arracht scoops the Audience Award for its UK Premier screening & Best Irish Film in Dublin

Arracht, an Irish language feature film created as part of the CINE4 initiative from TG4, Screen Ireland, and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). Cine4 is a new inititative to develop original feature ...
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Initiative Ireland Appoints New COO to Lead Expansion of Services and Operations Across UK and Europe

Pictured at NovaUCD are; Sinead Byrne, Chief Operations Officer, Initiative Ireland and Padraig W. Rushe, CEO, Initiative Ireland. Initiative Ireland (www.initiativeireland.ie) the property finance and impact investment specialist, announced the ...
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Transition Year Students to Engineer their Future during STEPS Engineers Week

(L-R) Future Engineers and Transition Year students John, Emma, Molly and Kevin are pictured with Dean McLoughlin, Senior Technical Officer at the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, as they ...
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Leinster Rugby Players Invest in University College Dublin Sports Technology Start-Up

Pictured (l-r) at the UCD Institute for Sport and Health are; angel investor and Leinster Rugby player, Adam Byrne; Dr Martin O’Reilly, CEO and co-founder, Output Sports and angel investor ...
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Robots, autonomous vehicles and engineering sustainability to take centre stage at STEPS Engineers Week 2020

Pictured at The Rediscovery Centre, Ballymun who will be hosting Everyday Engineering Workshops throughout STEPS Engineers Week are Caroline Spillane, Director General of Engineers Ireland, Loanna Veeramalay (age 6) and ...
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Test your superhero powers, meet robots & create a sustainable future at STEPS Engineers Week Family Fairs in Dublin, Galway, Cork & Sligo

Engineering the Ireland of tomorrow – siblings Connor Hobbs (age 9) and Eleanor Hobbs (age 7) pictured at last year’s Family Day at Engineers Ireland’s headquarters in Ballsbridge, Dublin. A ...
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