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Ireland’s First Dedicated 5G/IoT Accelerator Programme Open for Applications

Entrepreneurs can now apply to take part in Ireland’s first dedicated 5G/IoT Accelerator Programme. The programme, a collaboration between Vodafone, Ericsson, and NovaUCD, was announced as part of the launch ...
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CAO – Engineers Ireland welcomes increased interest in engineering as a career choice

Engineers Ireland has welcomed reported data from the Central Applications Office (CAO) that shows an 11 percent rise in first preference applications by 2nd level pupils for 3rd level engineering courses ...
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Irish Entrepreneur Named as Finalist in Global 2019 Cartier Women’s Initiative

Irish entrepreneur, Tracy O’Rourke, CEO and Founder of Vivid Edge, an energy efficiency specialist company, has been named as a finalist of the prestigious 2019 Cartier Women’s Initiative. Pictured at ...
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From combat engineering displays to designing your own zoo: Engineers Week 2019 kicks off tomorrow!

Here's what's happening: Thousands of participants to take part in over 600 Engineers Week events nationwide Float your Boat workshops, Engineering Superhero shows, Lego Challenges, site visits and much more ...
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Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales Seeking to Grow Research Links Between Irish and Welsh Universities

Professor Halligan delivers keynote address at University College Dublin Professor Peter Halligan, an internationally renowned psychologist and neuroscientist, and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Welsh Government, today delivered a keynote ...
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Output Sports to Pitch at Start-up Competition in Boston

Output Sports a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, has been selected to pitch at a start-up competition being held as part of the 13th MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Output Sports ...
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Fíorscéal – Can cognitive sciences help us build a better kind of school?

On TG4 the Irish Television Channel watch: Fíorscéal: School of Tomorrow Fíorscéal on the 28th February at 10.30pm we focus on the School of Tomorrow: Can cognitive sciences help us build ...
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€760 million Raised by NovaUCD Supported Companies over the Last 15 years

Companies currently employ over 1,040 staff and have an annual turnover in excess of €113 million Pictured are Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland and Tom Flanagan, UCD Director of Enterprise ...
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University College Dublin Partnering in New €4 million Psychoeducational Cancer Support Research Project

Pan-European project to evaluate the effectiveness of support interventions for people with cancer and their caregivers. University College Dublin (UCD) researchers are partnering in a new, pan-European and multidisciplinary research ...
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Astronomers Publish New Map of the Sky Detecting Thousands of Previously Unknown Galaxies

An international team of more than 200 astronomers from 18 countries, including researchers from University College Dublin (UCD), has today published the first phase of a major new sky survey ...
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WorkMatters Startup Meetup on Tuesday 5th March in Gorey Library

Join us for our next WorkMatters Startup Meetup on Tuesday 5th March in Gorey Library at 7pm. Breege Cosgrave, Local Enterprise Office Wexford will tell us about the supports available ...
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Top Tips for Starting Your Own Business at WorkMatters Startup Meetup Gorey

The inaugural WorkMatters Startup Meetup networking event took place in Gorey Library on the 5th February. Brendan Fitzpatrick founder of Global SCM Solutions and StartupJourney.ie shared his knowledge, practical advice ...
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CAO: as Industry talent outstrips supply, Engineers Ireland calls for 6th year students to choose engineering courses at 3rd level

Engineers Ireland is one of the largest representative bodies in Ireland, with over 25,000 engineers.  The membership incorporates all disciplines of the engineering profession across public and private industry, academic ...
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Cybersecurity and EdTech Start-ups Join the NovaUCD Ecosystem

NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs at University College Dublin (UCD), today welcomed Evervault, a cybersecurity start-up, and myStudyPal, an edtech start-up, the latest companies to join its ...
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TG4 Celebrates a Productive 2018

Figures issued today by national Irish language broadcaster TG4 show the station is going from strength to strength with its linear and online content, as well as consolidating companies in ...
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StartUp MeetUps 2019: Gorey Library, Wexford

Gorey Library, Work Matters StartUp MeetUps 2019 are being held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the library. The aim of these meetups is to build ...
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New TG4 Commissioning Strategy Evident in Spring Schedule

The impact of TG4’s bold new commissioning strategy is clearly evident in the 2019 Spring Schedule on the national Irish language channel. As part of the innovative approach developed by the ...
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British and Irish Engineers tie up deal on mobility post-Brexit

Engineers Ireland, the professional membership body for engineers in Ireland has become one of the first organisations to sign an agreement with its counterpart in the UK to ensure ongoing ...
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Interview with Jennifer Cloer, Executive Producer and Director of The Chasing Grace Project

Last month I was delighted to be invited to and attend the premiere of Episode 2: Progress & the Power of Community of The Chasing Grace Project. It was held in the ...
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TG4 strikes again with their new digital hub – BLOC

Whether you are a millennial, a Gen C or Gen Z baby, you will be interested in BLOC which is a brand-new Irish language short-form video content hub for 18+ audiences, that ...
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